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Technical Absorbents

31st March 2020, Zürich

Cornelia Buchwalder elected permanent Secretary General of Cematex

Cornelia Buchwalder, Secretary General of Cematex. © Cematex.Cornelia Buchwalder, the new Secretary General of Cematex. © Cematex.

A new Secretary General has been chosen by Cematex, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers. Cornelia Buchwalder, who has served on an interim basis since June 2019, following the retirement of Maria Avery, was elected to the permanent position by the Cematex Board on 12 March.

Buchwalder has a wide knowledge of the global textile equipment sector, having managed the Swiss Textile Machinery Association since 2013 and been closely involved in organising participation at the major global trade shows and various international events. Her experience takes in the ITMA exhibitions in Europe at Milan (2015) and Barcelona (2019), as well as three ITMA Asia + CITME fairs, in 2014, 2016 and 2018.

She will continue to combine the two posts as Secretary General of both Swiss Textile Machinery and of Cematex.

Cematex President Fritz P. Mayer commented: “I am very pleased with the new permanent appointment of Cornelia Buchwalder, and I am confident the industry will continue to benefit from her knowledge, dedication, energy and enthusiasm, as we face the ongoing challenges of delivering the best textile technology to our manufacturing partners worldwide.”

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