The Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association (ABIT) represents integration of the Brazilian textile chain. Founded in the early 1960s, ABIT sponsors companies of every segment in the textile industry, including cotton-growing, synthetic, raw materials, textile fibers, spinning, weaving, knitwear, dyeing, printing and clothing.
ABIT's mission is to support sustainable development of the Brazilian textile industry, representing its interests before governmental and international organizations, as well as making the textile sector better known to the general public.
Aiming at meeting the needs of every sector within the textile industry, ABIT relies on the following sector commissions:
•Machinery, quality and productivity/ infrastructure/ technical norms/ standards
•Finance and statistics
•Fiber (cotton fiber, raw wool, wool tops, long fiber and yarn)
•Spinning (cotton spinning, PV/ PA and viscose spinning, flax and ramie spinning)
•Kettenthul & Raschel knitwear
•Coverings and blankets
•Bed linen, tablecloths and towels
•Rugs, carpets and linings