The Innovation and Marketing Alliance Textile Finishing - IMATex - was established in 2007. Networking partners are innovative textile finishing companies based in Saxony, Thuringia and Brandenburg.

As a main target, the network wants to strengthen the competitiveness and innovative power of the businesses involved. Special emphasis is placed on:


  • developing new products and processes;
  • strengthening of the market position in growth markets (technical and functional textiles);
  • increasing the degree of cooperation among the companies;
  • intensifying intersectoral cooperation.