ATIT – Association of Technicians of the Textile Industry celebrated its 10th anniversary
ATIT – Association of Technicians of the Textile Industry celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 25th No-vember in the Conference room of Escola Industrial de Terrassa (Industry School of Terrassa). The celebra-tion was presented by Amadeu Aguado, Vice-mayor of the City of Terrassa, Jorge Macanás, Sub-director of quality and Innovation of the School of Aeronautic and Audiovisual Engineerings and Ariadna Detrell, Presi-dent of ATIT.
In the event, Xavier Sentís, Economist and Professor of Economy and Enterprise at the Autonomous Uni-versity of Barcelona, offered a conference with the title “The end of the Crisis, wish or reality?” about the situation of different economies around the world with the aim to understand the current economic and markets situation.
Javier Francés, General Secretary of ATIT presented the publication Negotec2017. This publication contains 17 presentations about different topics related to technology and the textile business, as well as a memory about the 10 years of the Association.
Finally, 3 new honorific members of ATIT were nominated. First, Mr. Vicente J. Sanchís, who is a textile technician with more than 20 years of experience directing textile companies in Comunidad Valenciana.
The second nomination proposed by the ATIT assembly was for the joint candidacy of Marta Ribas and Juan Ruiz, as recognition for the 34 years of existence of the cooperative Teixidors of Terrassa. The cooperative started after their idea of creating a textile work centre for people with disabilities with the objectives of: social economy and improving the self-confidence and the personal competences of workers.