In 2018 the UV STANDARD 801 certification celebrates its 20th anniversary. The certification process establishes the UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor), which is used to specify the sun protection factor of textile materials.
AITEX, a FIFA-approved laboratory, participated in a Round Robin held in Asia.
The SEACOLORS project receives the BEST LIFE ENVIRONMENT PROJECT AWARD during EU Green Week, the largest environmental event in Europe.
The use of synthetic fibres is now widespread. However, the shortage of the main raw material, oil, and the levels of pollution generated during the production process pose a major problem. The SPUNTEX project aims to develop sustainable fabrics from multifilaments derived from polyesters, and with various functionalities incorporated such as anti-odour and flame-retardant capability, and UV protection.
The seminars aim to bring about knowledge transfer to companies in crossover areas of interest, and to facilitate the implementation of actions and projects to improve competitiveness. AITEX works together with companies and specialised consultants in each of the themes.
This training has been taught either in the applicant’s own facilities itself, in the AITEX facilities, or a mixture of both. 267 students have been trained over a total of 954 training hours.
More than 130 students attended the Seminar on Textile Design in the Circular Economy organised by the AITEX-UPV Chair