After a successful ClusterXChange Joint Learning event in the Czech Republic, the EXTRATEX project is announcing a new event focused on the Valencian Textile Ecosystem to be held from 11th till 13th of April 2022.
The ClusterXchange Xchange Programme encompasses exchange activities in which enterprises, managers, and other actors visit industrial excellence actors in a different country to make an “on-the-job experience”. The visits are short-term exchanges to invest in strategic interregional collaboration.
During the 3 days of activities, the participants will be invited to visit some of the most diverse and innovative Valencian textile companies such as:
- HILATURAS FERRE – that produces better-recycled yarns for sustainable manufacturers and brands;
- RECOVER – transforms textile waste into sustainable recycled fibres, closing the loop on fashion;
- MLS TEXTILS 1992 – is a leading textile company in innovation and development of new fabrics;
- MOPATEX – a pioneer company dedicated to manufacturing and commercialization of cleaning products;
- SAGE AUTOMOTIVE INTERIORS SPAIN – dedicated to the manufacture of upholstery for the automotive industry by on plain-woven and jacquard weaving;
- PIEL S.A. – leading Spanish company in the manufacture of textile products home, upholstery, decoration, fabrics, technical fabrics, fashion, and clothing;
- PERTEX – a leader in the field of textile finishing with cutting-edge technology
To further improve the participant’s knowledge regarding the Valencian Textile sector there will be also visits to academic and research institutes:
- AITEX – research association that performs characterization trials and certification of textile materials and articles for a wide range of sectors;
- UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE VALENCIA | CAMPUS DE ALCOY – to explore some University departments related to the participant’s main sectors of interest
Besides, there is the opportunity to find new partners, projects, and/or innovative ideas during b2b meetings at FOMENTEX headquarters.
The full agenda will be made available soon and it is important to note that the participants can be financially supported by the project budget to cover their travel expenses to the Valencian Region.
For further information, please contact the closest EXTRATEX partner for your region: