AITEX is a non-profit making association established in 1985, composed by textile and related companies, whose main objective is to improve the textile companies’ competitiveness, promoting modernization activities, new technologies introduction and improvement of the company and products quality.
AITEX acts on behalf of the textile and clothing industries in Spain and overseas, having a strong industrial representation. Nowadays the textile sector in Spain, as it is also happening throughout Europe, is living a particular situation, which affects the textile manufacturing processes in a huge way. In this moment, AITEX plays an important role as more than 900 associated companies and 4.000 clients trust on AITEX in order to change their manufacturing processes, to adopt new technologies, new software, toolkits and so on.
AITEX works in several fields of research and activities to support the textile and clothing sector. Among the many different tasks that the Institute fosters, we can point out the Standardization and quality, RTD Projects (National and European projects), Training and Lab Services for enterprises (including chemical, physical, fire behavior, personal protective, comfort, 48-hours lab, water, microbiology, geotextiles and geosynthetics, automotive, medical and hygienic, filtration and ballistics).