EMTEX | East Midlands Textiles

Leading the Way

Since our launch, we have gained the reputation as the leading support organisation for the Clothing & Textiles industry.

We offer support to the sector through a number of UK & European funded projects together with a range of core services that are delivered by our team of specialists who will give you the maximum assistance possible.

EMTEX helps generate new business for the region and assists companies to introduce new technologies and working practices.

Currently we have around 400 members that we support through the several of our brands.


EMTEX | East Midlands Textiles

With the East Midlands employing over 85,000 people in 2,300 clothing & textile companies, it is the largest clothing & textiles region in the UK & Europe, EMTEX was set up to assist these clothing & textiles manufacturers face the challenges of a changing industry.

Offering support through a number UK & European funded projects and core services, EMTEX aims to help generate new business for the region, assist companies to adopt new technologies and working practices and aid clothing & textile manufacturers to trade within the global marketplace.

Do You Have the Qualities Needed to Work in the Textiles Industry?

A strong academic and professional background with a wealth of complementary experience in a surprising variety of fields - stitch, weave, print, knit, constructed textiles, digital textiles, illustration, metalwork and Jewellery.

Some already have national and international reputations and all are passionate about their own work and about expanding the audience for contemporary art and craft by:

  • raising its profile
  • increasing links within the sector and outside
  • researching new techniques
  • encouraging others to become involved

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