eSASA Corp, a B2B, full-service multilingual e-marketplace serving five broad industries, including textiles, Wednesday announced a strategic alliance with Ecom Textile Inc, an online marketplace designed for the textile, apparel, related machinery and sewn products (TAMS) industries.

The two companies will link their websites, so encouraging visitors to visit both sites.

Ecom Textile and are planning a number of joint efforts to introduce the services and functions provided by each party to the global fibers, textiles and sewn products industry. This includes a presence at upcoming trade shows as well as joint sponsorship of industry events, conferences and seminars.

"By joining forces with Ecom Textile, our users will now have instant access to additional resources in the textile industry," said John Harrison, chairman and CEO of

"This is an exciting alliance because it allows Ecom Textile and eSASA to join forces and provide tremendous power along the entire TAMS supply chain," commented John C. Adams, Ecom Textile chief executive officer. "We anticipate a long and rewarding relationship benefitting every member of our industry."

Launched in April 2000, has more than 1,500 textile assets available to buyers, with a market value exceeding $50m. Don Cotney, vice president of new business development in textile machinery, leads the company's global efforts in the textile industry. currently serves five key industries: heavy equipment, textiles, oil and gas, power, and transportation. In each of its vertical markets and operating countries, provides buyers and sellers local experts who speak the native language and know their business every step of the way.

About Ecom Textile
Launched in August 2000, is a business-to-business site focused on bringing buyers and sellers together in the textile and apparel industry with a user-friendly web-based sourcing tool.

Bringing extensive industry experience and technology expertise, Ecom Textile is the first company to offer a comprehensive marketplace for trade among manufacturers and suppliers in the textile and apparel industry. Ecom Textile combines its knowledge of technology and site building with an in-depth knowledge of the textile industry. Ecom Textile Inc can be visited on the web at