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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 0120704687-67
Registration date: 27/11/08 16:56:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 03/11/14 09:20:29
The date of the last annual update was 03/11/14 09:20:29

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: EDANA AISBL
Acronym: EDANA
Legal status: International Not-for-Profit Association (AISBL)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Pierre Wiertz
Position: General Manager

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Pierre Conrath
Position: Sustainability and Public Affairs Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 46 Avenue Hermann-Debroux 
Brussels B-1160
Telephone number: (+32) 27349310
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: EDANA is the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries.

EDANA provides a comprehensive range of services and supplies its members with the information and data necessary for them to enhance the industry goals and performance.

Formed in 1971 originally as the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association, for more than three decades EDANA has grown and evolved, to become today a modern industry association with a European focus and global influence and profile, reflecting the changing dynamics of the nonwovens industry.

EDANA is Europe based, has a global outlook and aspires to provide leadership to create an environment beneficial to innovation and sustainable and profitable growth of the industry participants through the active promotion of:

Sustainable development
Consumer interests

Today, unifying the diversified interests of over 220 member companies in a unique vertically integrated structure along the supply chain, EDANA is the single, powerful Voice of Nonwovens, representing, protecting and actively promoting the common interests of nonwovens and their related industries throughout the world, with a particular focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Lobbying in favour of free and fair trade for raw materials used in nonwovens, nonwovens and products based on nonwovens.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.