Centexbel, Textile Competence Centre

Image of the month

July 2017

On July 19, 2017, Marc, our SEM camera operator, dashed into my office to - rightfully - announce that he had just produced the most beautiful images of what happens to a PLA filament when it has been dipped into a solvent. Watch, click and enjoy.

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Centexbel was founded in 1950 at the initiative of Fedustria to reinforce the competitive position of the Belgian textile companies.

To fulfil this mission, Centexbel offers an extensive range of activities to the textile industry, including Research & Development, testing, certification, consultancy, and training.

Centexbel guarantees:

  • independent and objective advice
  • the expertise of 160 highly educated collaborators
  • transsectorial and international networking
  • focus on sustainable development
  • practice-oriented support
  • partnership
  • an open approach

In 2014, VKC (Flemish Plastics Centre) became a division of Centexbel, by which the expertise and services are expanded to the plastic converting industry.

Events 2017

Centexbel-VKC organise the third European Conference on Fire-safe Textiles and Plastics on October 12 & 13, 2017 in collaboration with Fedustria.
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