Kanaal Z zond op 19 november een reportage uit over de conferentie "Recycling of Textiles and Plastic" die Centexbel-VKC organiseerde op 13 & 14 november 2018. Interviews met onder andere Jan Laperre en Wim Grymonprez.
On 2 & 3 October 2018, more than 100 participants from Belgium and abroad gathered at the Park Inn Hotel in Liège Airport to attend the 2018 international conference on COMPOSITES. The conference was organised by CENTEXBEL, the Textiles Competence Centre, and provided a platform to the participants form the industry and research world to discuss the exceptional characteristics of these new materials and to highlight the challenges of their production.
The biannual essenscia Innovation Award is the most prestigious price for industrial innovation in Belgium. With this competition essenscia aims to promote the many innovations in the Belgian industry and to encourage companies to invest even more in innovative and sustainable products and applications.
Guy Buyle presents Centexbel at TCBL Textile & Clothing Business Labs, that is building a multi-faceted business ecosystem of sector enterprises, innovation labs, service providers, and business advisors, all working together to transform the Textiles and Clothing industry. The common objective is to build alternative paths to over-production and diminishing value while returning 5% of production capacity and reducing environmental footprint by 20%, within 2025.