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Official launching of Filspec Europe & Networking event textile industry

Official launching of Filspec Europe & Networking event textile industry

12 mars 2019 10 h 14 min

Invitation networking event April 11, 2019


Filspec (Québec, Canada) is an agile disruptor of textile through customized, innovative yarn solutions. The company with manufacturing facilities in Canada, the US and Mexico, has been producing technical high performance spun yarns since 1954 from natural, synthetic and aramid fibers- creating unique blends for their customers in the military, medical, industrial, automotive, aeronautics, worker protection, athletic wear, and smart yarn sectors. In December 2018, Filspec opened its European hub from Brussels.

Eager to know more about this successful Canadian company ? Interested to learn more about innovation & partnership & challenges in textile sectors in Canada and Belgium ? Curious to find out how last generation technical yarns could meet your specific needs no matter what sector or business you work in ?

Join us on Thursday 11th April, 2019 !

Address of the day : Texture Museum of Flax and river Lys – Noordstraat 28, 8500 Kortrijk

Registration: At the latest on Friday April 5,  2019

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5:00 pm : registration & visit (individual) of the museum

5:30 pm :  welcome by JP Tanghe, Chairman of CanCham BeLux

5:35 pm : “Why partnering with Canada is a great strategic choice” by H.E. Olivier Nicoloff , Ambassador of Canada  

5:45 pm : “The strengths of the Belgian textile industry and future prospects” by Fa Quix, Director General of Fedustria

5:55 pm : “West Flanders from historic flax region to pioneering change : The new materials cluster”  by Nele Dekeyser, General coordinator International Relations of Pom West Vlaanderen

6:05 pm : “Filspec and the renaissance of the Québec textile sector” by Michel Audet, Delegate General of Québec

6:15 pm : « Filspec and Europe, the perfect blend” by Dominique Quintal, VP Sales & Marketing of Filspec

6:25 pm : « Innovation in yarns calls for a collaborative effort” by Sébastien Couture, Innovation Director of Filspec

6:35 – 7:30 pm : networking reception


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