The articles of the association are being revised and the association is being registered in the Register of Associations of the District Court of Munich. From now on it may use the suffix e.V. – eingetragener Verein (registered association).
The DTB takes one step further towards internationality and is represented at the „Origin Africa“ Fair in Ethiopia. The DTB celebrates its 30th anniversary in Berlin with 150 guests.
On October 16 the DTB joins the „Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien“ (alliance for sustainable textiles), in order to get involved in consulting activities. At around the same time the DTB holds a press conference to present its new publication „DTB-Leitfaden zur Einhaltung von Sozialstandards in der Textil- und Bekleidungsindustrie“ (DTB guideline for social standards in the textile and fashion industry).
Mrs Anna Nieß retires. Following an unanimous board decision Mrs Susanne Pass becomes the sole manager of the DTB.
The DTB celebrates its 25th anniversary in form of a celebratory event on the 17th and 18th of November 2010 in Munich.
Was the year of the 20th anniversary of the DTB. During those first 20 years over 12.000 actors of the whole textile industry took part in 500 work-groups and seminars organised by the DTB.
We gratefully congratulate 30 companies for their 20-year DTB membership loyalty.
The 2001 initiated project „Qualitex“, which has been supported by the Bavarian Research Foundation, is being completed.
The 25th DTB-symposium marks another small anniversary for the DTB. The large amount of participants reveals the strong need for dialogue between the textile partners and the constant emergence of new work-group topics. Meanwhile, DTB activities reach the end-consumer due to a cooperation with the Bavarian Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Consumer Protection.
The DTB initiates the joint research project „Qualitex“. The project which aims to raise quality standards of textile fabrics for clothing is supported by the Bavarian Research Foundation. The official recommendation of DTB Product-Infos by the Federal Association of the Clothing Industry constitutes another success for the DTB.
The DTB celebrates its 15th anniversary. In these years the DTB has built a European network that not only includes members of the industry, but also several research and testing institutes.