Textiles are fabrics, knitwear and other textiles made of yarn processed raw materials of vegetable, animal or synthetic origin. Nowadays, it’s hard to imagine a world without textiles. This applies in particular to the clothing that each of us wear every day. Clothes provide comfort and protection, and for a large group of people it is also an extremely important way to express their style and personality. The textile sector is an incredibly fragmented and heterogeneous industry. This makes it dominated by small and medium-sized enterprises. It combines three important types of final products: clothing, home furnishings and industrial applications.