German TSA reports positive figures over 2021

After a two year pause due to Covid, the German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies trade association VDMA could finally hold its industry meeting on 4-5 April in Nuremberg – again in person.

The Association reported a positive ending of 2021 for the industry. Incoming orders increased by 35 % compared with the previous year. Exports also increased in 2021, since German machine manufacturers in the sewing and garment technology sector were able to increase exports by 8 % to €439 million. Exports of German laundry and textile cleaning technology also increased by 6% to €364 million in 2021. The most important export markets here were Poland, Turkey and the USA.