The European Carpet and Rug Association (ECRA), based in Brussels, Belgium, is an organization which groups the leading carpet manufacturers in Europe.
The Association was established in 2005. The ECRA member companies account for approx. 85% of the the European production. At present over 50 leading carpet producers from 6 European countries are members of ECRA.
The ECRA is an international platform for the exchange of ideas and experience between it’s members. The focus of the Association's work revolves around research, development, the introduction of standards, representation at international trade fairs, evaluation of statistical data and active press office and public relations work.
The Association represents and promotes the mutual interests of its members by:
ECRA is guided by the following objectives :
The top decision-making body in the Association is the ECRA Board, responsible for the administration and coordination of all Association activities and for developing Association policy and strategy. It is also responsible for contacts with decision-making bodies outside the Association on a European level.