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News Edition: February 2024

Short Introduction

Since 1993, Robert Breitbach Consulting has been a retained executive search firm with a focus on the textile, fashion, apparel and beauty industries.

With offices in Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Estonia, we specialize on assisting German, European, American, and Indian companies in the search and selection of their executives and specialists.

About 70% of the search projects contain the keywords: "CEO, Managing Director, Country Manager, Business Development Manager or Expansions Manager". In addition, we have been able to fill many positions in the areas of sales, plant, and production management. Not to forget many significant engineering positions.

We are pleased that you take the time to visit our "News" page. Here we would like to inform you - updated monthly - about selected topics from this industry.

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From the Almanac

The term Textile Industry describes the commerce in which the production, manufacture, processing and distribution of fabrics take place.

Anthropologists estimate that humans began wearing clothes between 500,000 and 100,000 years ago.

Currently, China is the largest textile producing and exporting country in the world.

In India, the domestic apparel & textile industry contributes an estimated 12% of export earnings.

Prato in Italy, Europe's largest textile center, is considered one of the most important centers in the world for the production of woolen yarns and fabrics.

Greenville in South Carolina used to be known as the "Textile Capital of the World".

The global workforce in the textile industry is estimated to be 3.4 billion people.

Economic Outlook

According to Technavio, the global textile manufacturing market size is estimated to grow by USD 351.51 billion from 2022 to 2027.

The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4. % during the forecast period.

APAC will account for 76% of the market's growth during this time.

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