In May 2017, the digital platform for data sharing standardized for the textile industry has exceeded the threshold of 2 million handled messages.
EcolTex is online since 2013 and is aimed at facilitating the data exchange between the textile companies. This platform complies with the European agreed standart language eBIZ, certified by the CEN (European Committee for standardization) and is promoted by Euratex. According to eBIZ, « for the business competitiveness, the maximum benefit of digital communication can only be achieved if every partner is digitally integrated and if they speak the same language. »