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Caio Santo receives Rieter Award
May '10
The coveted Rieter Award was handed over by Fred Mägerle, Head of Rieter Sales for the Latin-American market (Mercosur), on 19 March 2010 in São Paulo, Brazil. The ceremony took place at the FEI University where the Rieter Award was presented to the student Caio Santo in a celebratory event. He was distinguished for his student research project on the production of bamboo Viscose fibers.

All the students of the FEI University were invited to the Rieter Award Presentation 2009. The numerous guests who attended followed the award ceremony with great interest.

Fred Mägerle (Head of Rieter Sales Mercosur) made an opening introduction of the Rieter Company. He subsequently presented the student Caio Santo with the Rieter Award in the presence of André Costa (Rieter Sales Mercosur) and Professor Toshiko Watanabe (FEI University). In addition to the trophy of a Swiss mountain crystal, Caio Santo also received an Award Certificate.

The high quality of training at the FEI University was confirmed by conferring this prize on a student of the academy. The FEI University was founded in 1946 and numbers amongst the most renowned addresses in Brazil for degree courses to qualify as a textile engineer.

In 1989, the Rieter Award was created to facilitate the entry of young experts into the textile profession and to simplify the establishing of social contacts. The selection process of the award winners is carried out in close cooperation with universities and professors worldwide. Students and young professionals in the area of textile technology, who have distinguished themselves by well-founded work and great commitment, are nominated for the prize.

Rieter Management AG

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