The German Association of German Mesh Industry e.V. – Gesamtmasche – represents the interests of German manufacturers of knitwear, lingerie and knitwear at national and international level. The industry stands for annual sales of 3.2 billion euros. It owns 181 companies with around 20,500 domestic employees. The annual export rate for mesh and corsetry is over 40 percent in Germany.
Gesamtmasche is understood as
– Voice of the industry to politics, authorities and other institutional partners
– Representation of the interests and platform of the industry with regard to the trade, the media and the partners of the textile chain
– Service provider for economic issues of daily business and strategic planning