On February 10th, 2021, the first General Assembly of the European Association EUCTL (European Chemistry for Textile and Leather) was held – due to the pandemic situation in form of a virtual conference. EUCTL had been founded in 2020 by TEGEWA and the Italian Chemical Industry Association Federchimica and shall help to achieve better – and earlier – involvement in European legislation processes.
This first General Assembly also comprised the election of Board and Chair Persons : Ralf Kattanek, CHT, had been elected as President and Dr. Filippo Pampagnin, Bozzetto, as Vice President. Further Board members are :
Roberto Ghioldi E.R.C.A. S.P.A.
Dr. Giuseppe Li Bassi Lamberti S.P.A.
Dr. Wolfgang Schumann Rudolf GmbH
Marc Smit Smit & Zoon B.V.
With this Assembly, a futher major step into building a strong European representation for the field of textile and leather chemicals has been made.