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CIRFS becomes a member of The Alliance for Sustainable Management of Chemical Risk (ASMoR)

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NEW :

CIRFS becomes a member of The Alliance for Sustainable Management of Chemical Risk (ASMoR)

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European Man-made

Fibres Association

European Man-made 

Fibres Association

European Man-made

Fibres Association

About CIRFS - European Man-Made Fibres Association

CIRFS: European Man-Made Fibres Association is the representative body for the European man-made fibres industry.

Europe is the world’s third largest producer of man-made fibres – an essential raw material for many other industries, ranging from textiles to aerospace, from baby diapers to renewable energy. It is a global leader in quality, innovation and sustainability.

CIRFS was founded in 1950, as the Comité International de la Rayonne et des Fibres Synthétiques (from which the abbreviation CIRFS is derived). It took on its present name in 2009.

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Economics

CIRFS monitors economic developments which affect the man-made fibres industry, including developments in international trade and the internal European market. It provides information and guidance to members on the possible effects, and prepares papers for use in contacts with the European Union and national governments.

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Statistics

CIRFS has an extensive data collection and analysis system, providing essential market information for its members on the level of production, deliveries and stocks in the man-made fibres industry in Europe.

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Sustainability

CIRFS believes in the increasing importance of sustainability, as the concept for doing business worldwide, and supports the commitment of its members to deliver a sustainable product.

Its member companies throughout Europe are consistently committed to minimising the environmental impact of their products and processes.

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Technical Department

Technical committees and working groups deal with environment, burning behaviour, bioactive products, energy and much else.

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AN OVERVIEW OF Our members

OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG

Switzerland

OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG

Associate member

SUSEB

Turkey

SUSEB

NCTO

United States of America

NCTO

BP

United Kingdom

BP

IVC

Germany

IVC

CIRFS 70+2 Anniversary Conference

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Brian Petter has joined CIRFS to head its Economics & Trade Department

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EVENT

CIRFS/IVC Webinar: Research and Development in the Man-made Fibres Industry

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CIRFS Webinar - Allowing trade and FTAs to work: the role of Rules of Origin

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Webinar: LIVE Webinar on EU (regional) state-aid

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60th Dornbirn GFC

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10 good reasons why every MMF producer in Europe should join CIRFS

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EVENT

Webinar: Overview of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

25.03.2021› 25.03.2021

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Joint CIRFS/EURATEX response to ECHA public consultation on REACH restriction on intentionally added microplastics

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59th Dornbirn GFC - Webinar Week - September 16-18, 2020

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NEWS

ROBERT VAN DE KERKHOF SUCCEEDS NECAT ALTIN AS CIRFS PRESIDENT

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NEWS

CIRFS position paper on the post Covid-19 period

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NEWS

Clarification of plastics definition for the uptake of cellulose fibres in Europe’s bioeconomy

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PUBLICATION

CIRFS Sustainability Leaflet

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PUBLICATION

CIRFS Fact Sheet

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CIRFS Updated Position Paper on MMF and Microplastics

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Latest CIRFS Press Release:MAN MADE FIBRES CRITICAL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

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CIRFS Updated Position Paper on Circular Economy

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59th Dornbirn GFC

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PUBLICATION

Fibre Focus 2018

Fibre Focus 2018 - latest publication from CIRFS

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