Fashion and clothing textiles
The clothing category comprises professional and protective clothing, in addition to fashion clothing and functional textiles. The annual turnover of the German clothing industry is around 12 billion Euros.
Footwear and leather goods
The German footwear and leather goods industry achieves an annual turnover of three billion Euros from the sales of children’s and adult footwear, protective footwear, small leather goods and cases as well as bags.
House and home textiles
The home textiles segment includes bedding, curtain fabric, decorative fabric, upholstery fabric, carpet products, bathroom textiles, as well as lace and embroidery. German textile companies generate a revenue of approximately 3 billion Euros per year from home textiles.
The turnover from technical textiles by German producers is approximately 13 billion Euros per year. Textile companies are important suppliers to other sectors such as the automotive sector, the aerospace sector, the medical sector, geotechnics and many more.