In January 2022, the textile division of Arise Integrated Industrial Platform (IIP) has joined ITMF as a new Corporate Member. Arise IIP identifies industrial gaps in African countries to unlock value and create new industries. The objective is to industrialize key sectors by creating local transformation, maximizing production, efficiency, and cost, which in turn generates local value addition.
Arise Integrated Industrial Platforms (IIP), Dubai/UAE, seek to boost exports, enable local transformation of raw materials and promote trade by tailor-made special economic zones in Gabon, Benin and Togo. In Benin and Togo, Arise IIP will focus at creating value chains for the textile industry – from raw material sourcing to resource transformation through manufacturing, to exporting final products. By becoming a Corporate Member of ITMF, the organization will benefit from a unique international network, the expertise of ITMF, and an international platform for the global textile value chain where international trends and are discussed.
The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), Zurich/Switzerland, is the international forum of the global textile value chain. Its members are from textile and apparel producing countries representing 90% of global production.