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Technical textiles contributes significantly to total output
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Aug '08
The technical textiles industry across the globe is making rapid strides. In many industrial countries value added technical textiles account for more than 40% of total manufacturing activity. Spain is one of the countries which would prefer not to be left behind.

As of 2007, Spain had 270 companies involved in technical textiles production, out of which 64 units were dedicated exclusively to the manufacturing of the same. The numbers of employees connected with the sector were around 9,200.

The companies were able to generate a combined turnover of Euro 2,900 million in 2007 to garner a estimated share of 24 percent from among all textile related manufacturing activities in Spain.

The technical textiles sector is involved in most of the branches related to the sector like Agrotech, Buildtech, Geotech, Indutech etc.

Share of Agrotech (Agriculture) among the activities related to the T.T industry was 8.52 percent, Buildtech (Building & Construction) 24.97 percent, Geotech (Engineering) 5.87 percent, Medtech (Medical & Hygiene) 12.02 percent, Indutech (Industrial Applications) 6.16 percent and Autotech (Automobile) 13.88 percent.

Packtech (Packaging), Protech (Protective clothing) and Sporttech (Sports application) made up for the rest of the share with contributions of 10.09, 13.49 and 9.68 percent respectively.

There are around 9 centres of higher learning involved in providing knowledge and education and an equivalent number of associations and clubs connected to promoting the sector.

The country also has had the privilege of hosting two conferences related to the sector in Barcelona.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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