Centexbel, the Textile Competence Centre, was founded in 1950 at the initiative of Fedustria, the Belgian professional organisation of the textile industry to reinforce the competitive position of the Belgian textile companies.
Centexbel assists textile manufacturers in introducing technological innovations and in keeping an open mind to economic, social, demographic and other evolutions as well as to technical developments tacking place in other industrial sectors. These innovations and an open mind are crucial elements to survive in a globalised economy.
To fulfil this mission, Centexbel offers an extensive range of activities and services to the textile industry, including testing, certification, consultancy and Research & Development while guaranteeing:
* independent and objective advice
* the expertise of over 100 highly educated collaborators
* transsectorial and international networking
* focus on sustainable development
* practice-oriented support
* an open approach
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