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Vetex ranks among the winners at Techtextil in Frankfurt

Vetex was conferred the 2017 Innovation Award at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt for its project ‘OC2PUS: solvent-free polyurethane coating’ in the category ‘New Technology’.

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Vetex products tested under extreme conditions

During a recent expedition, adventurers Dixie Dansercoer and Kris Verhofstadt tested our Vetex products under extreme conditions. VBL stockings (made from a coated fabric and finished with seam seal tape - all products from Vetex) protected their feet from freezing (down to minus 30°C). They are also sweat-resistant and combat rubbing.

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SEAM TAPES V-TRACK by VETEX, YOUR TRACK!

When the family has completely outgrown the original nest, we tear the house down and build a new one. Plain Flemish common sense!  We gladly took this unique opportunity to make life easier for our customers by creating a completely new business environment from a customer point of view.  

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Vetex @ China International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories

Visit Vetex at the China International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories in Shanghai, China (20 - 23 October 2014).

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Vetex supports ‘L’orchestre International du Vetex'

The Vetex International Orchestra is one of the best brass bands in Belgium. They have played their world music at hundreds of concerts all over the world. Like Vetex, their core values are ‘cross-border’ and ‘dynamic’. Our historical site in Kortrijk furthermore serves as their home base and provided the inspiration for their name. We have thoroughly enjoyed setting up a cooperation for this cultural project.

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Vetex assists in the development of reusable medical laminates

Under the name of MERLIN (MEdical Reusable Laminates Against Infections), Vetex and Centexbel have cooperated on the development of innovative, reusable surgical gowns. The project was a real challenge as attention had to be paid to comfort, water vapour permeability, the viral, blood and bacterial barrier and the fact that the gowns needed to be resistant to industrial washing and sterilisation.

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Vetex proudly announces the birth of first product team seam seal tapes

One of the most important decisions of the new strategy of Vetex is breaking down the current organization and gradually replacing it by a brand new structure based on highly independent product teams. The birth of the first product team SEAM SEAL TAPE was proudly announced in august 2012 by its Product Team Leader (PTL) Henk Descamps.

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Vetex @ International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens

Visit Vetex (4.1 E51) at the International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens in Frankfurt, Germany (11 - 12 - 13 June 2013).

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New test equipment for Vetex

As of January 2013 a Wellington Boot tester is available at Vetex physical lab. The machine is used to test water resistant footwear. Vetex Quality Control (QC) department uses the test equipment to perform a visual inspection of  leakproofness of all the sealed seams, taped with Vetex shoe tape.

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