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Damel dresses the military

Damel is introducing new products for the military sector. Besides the automatic insufflation project SeaB2, which is being presented to security forces in Portugal and abroad, the Portuguese company is also developing styles with active camouflage, having the modern soldier in mind.

Cotex exceeds all tests

The globalization phenomenon has put Cotex to the test, but the Portuguese lace company, founded in 1975, has adapted, added new capacities and conquered other market parts. Zara and Dolce & Gabbana are just two of the international names that already do not dismiss Cotex’s creativity in their collections.

Troficolor invests in quality

Troficolor, specialized in denim fabrics, is creating an internal laboratory to make some of the quality tests inside its walls. At the same time, it is committed to build closer ties with the clients and to muscle its position in global markets.

Joaps Malhas ahead of fashion

For the second time at Première Vision Fabrics, where it debuted September last year, Joaps Malhas has strong expectations for expanding its customers’ list, where are already names such as Burberry and AllSaints, with a varied offer, from fashion to technical fabrics.

Growth at sight at Coltec

"Sow to reap" seems to be the motto adopted in recent years by Coltec. The Portuguese company, specializing in lamination, has been making new investments in technology and diversifying its supply, particularly in the fashion area, to continue to grow.

Lipaco wins its bet

The investment in a new dyeing house, of 1.5 million euros, has contributed to a rise of Lipaco, both in turnover and people that employs. Its bets, however, are not going to stop, with the company already preparing a capacity increase.

LMA thinks outside the box

With its core business centred on sport, LMA has increasingly invested in fashion – the current trend of athleisure seems to have been created in the image of the Rebordões’ company, which produces knits and woven fabrics – but it never forgets the innovation intrinsic to its DNA.

Albano Morgado conquers the world

Still with most of its sales concentrated in Portugal, Albano Morgado increased its export share to 55%, from 20%, in just eight years. The US and Japan are the main focus of the Portuguese fabric producer in 2016.

R&D in the core of Foot by Foot

Initially dedicated to footwear, Foot by Foot has expanded to other activity areas, having today a portfolio that serves equally the automotive industry, apparel manufacturing and home textiles. The bet in R&D is bearing fruits and the expansion project is based in new products and markets to reach the whole world.

Modatex: bring on another five

On July 1st, Friday, Modatex celebrates five years of existence with its eyes set on the next five. True to its heritage, the institution continues to expand the scope of action in the country, with students drawing their destiny within and across borders.