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Opening of the International Business Center of furniture in de la Senia

Opening of the International Business Center of furniture in de la Senia



Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The President of the Council of Tarragona, Josep Poblet, this afternoon opened the International Business Center Furniture Senia (CinMar), a new facility designed to promote international trade sector of the furniture. The event was also attended by the mayor of the Senia, Pilar Ballester, Director General of Industry, Joan Sureda, and the Director of Technology Centre of Catalonia Wood and Furniture (CENFIM) Joaquin Solana. The Technology Centre of Catalonia Wood and Furniture (CENFIM) is the agency that manages the business, which aims to promote the internationalization of domestic companies in the furniture cluster in the region Montsià. The International Business Center Furniture (CinMar), has an exhibition space that, in addition to showing products can receive trade missions. It also has a place of business of export services including a nursery devoted to entrepreneurship. The President of the Council has highlighted that the current economic situation the country is very worrying and has to deal with realism and determination, innovation and working to promote the sector and seeking new markets and new ways of marketing. Josep Poblet also pointed out that ours is a "service area" and that the largest cluster is tourism. "The services sector, at home, is very powerful," said Poblet, "and yet is a very transversal sector." The President of the Council emphasized the great potential of the tourism sector in the province of Tarragona, generated along the Costa Daurada and Terres de l'Ebre about 20 million overnight stays per year, also highlighted the relevance of the Russian tourism, which this year has seen an increase of about 40%. Finally, he encouraged the entrepreneurs of the Senia and Montsià to make use of the Office of Knowledge Tarragona region, which is a joint initiative between the Council and the University Rovira i Virgili is available to companies that target their activity in the field of research. In this regard, provided the impetus for projects that could receive funding linked to the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation in the European Union. The opening ceremony started with the intervention of the director of CENFIM, Joaquin Solana, who has made an extensive presentation of the situation in the furniture sector of Senia. Solana has shown that the future of the furniture industry requires innovation and marketing, highlighting the importance of this sector has been the creation of this center, which houses almost all the furniture sector of Senia. He also emphasized that the holding of Interhotel (fair-exhibition is housed in the enclosure), has been a very positive factor for the future and highlighted that 85% of unemployment in the industrial sector corresponds to the Senia furniture. Also wanted to point out that they wanted to make Interhotel a meeting point between supply and demand, highlighting the efforts made by companies in the furniture industry to create this space, where they spent more than 70 hotel chains interested in this sector. For its part, the Director General of Industry, Joan Sureda, said that "we spent a wonderful decade in a crisis of great concern," and this was "due to a model budget was not sustainable. " Sureda expressed that the future is optimistic, and optimism that runs through the sale of the furniture industry worldwide and for export, an export at the moment, Catalonia is located between 20 and 25 % of the export is done at the level of Spain. The Director General of Industry emphasized that the court "is not Catalonia or Spain is not Europe, the pitch is now the world." Finally, the mayor of the Senia, Pilar Ballester, has revealed a disturbing fact, in the sense that 33% of the population of the Senia is unemployed now, and that figure continues to grow. Therefore, he stressed that the economic recovery Senia needs through the creation of new jobs, to deal with this situation, he said, needed the support and direct involvement of the different administrations. The mayor of the Senia thanked the Council for the contribution he has made this center, which has been financed through the inter-institution, the ERDF, the Ministry of Industry, Government and the City of Senia. With respect to the center opened today, said it is a project that involved many people, and in which they have, from the furniture sector and the City Council hopes to achieve in order the furniture sector of the population, the largest in Catalonia, be successful and overcome the serious situation that is going through at present, a situation that is dragged from the past few years. The Council of Tarragona has contributed several actions to enhance and promote the furniture industry Senia. The inter-institution made an important contribution to help finance the construction of the building of the International Business Center Furniture Senia (CinMar). The grant awarded under the ERDF Programme 2007 - 2010 was over € 150,000, 25% of the total cost of the work. In addition, also in 2010, an agreement was signed between the Council and the Center for Technology Diffusion in the Wood and Furniture of Catalonia (CENFIM) for the project Decofim: ecological design in wood products and furniture. On that occasion the Council contributed 25,000 euros. In another vein, on 23 March, the Local Agency Self Development (OADL) of the Province of Tarragona was organized together with the conference CENFIM Ecoinnovation and sustainability, as factors of differentiation and opportunity in architecture , interior design and furniture, "La Senia. In addition, the Tarragona Provincial Government has contributed funding to carry out other various seminars in the industry.



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