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The cluster of excellence in technical textile materials, TechniTextile Québec, is an initiative of the ACCORD approach of the Québec Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI). The hub lead innovative and collaborative projects and brings together all the industrial, technical, scientific and governmental stakeholders involved in the sector.

TechniTextile also promotes the sector's expertise to national and international buyers in order to foster the sustainable development of the technical and value-added textile industry.


The textile industry, a vital sector of Québec's economy for more than 150 years, continues to stand out for its remarkable advances in the development of technical and value-added textile materials.

To find out more about Canadian manufacturing companies and their expertise, visit the industry portal.


ARTA is committed to positioning reusable textiles as the first choice among consumers. It supports the three R’s of sustainability: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle and it promote the three C’s of reusable textiles: Comfort, Cost and Conservation.

To deliver on its promise to members, ARTA:

• Provides educational events, free marketing and sales resources, industry research, and its library

   of data on the benefits of reusable textiles.

• Provides a forum for the exchange of information and best practices, focusing on key economic and

   environmental issues.

• Monitors legislative and regulatory initiatives and provides an effective voice to communicate its

   concerns legislative and regulatory decision-makers.

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