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GTP Opens Mexico Office Contracts TLM For Tenthorey

GTP Opens Mexico Office, Contracts TLM For TenthoreyBelgium-based Global Textile Partner (GTP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Picanol Group, also based in Belgium, recently officially opened GTP Mexico to serve Central and South America. Present for the occasion were Prince Philippe of Belgium, Belgian Foreign Affairs Minister Annemie Neyts and other members of a Belgian trade delegation visiting Mexico, as well as several senior Mexican officials.GTP initiated its presence in Mexico with the acquisition of Articulos Metalicos Pegaso, a Mexican reed business, in May 2002. The company has expanded and upgraded the Pegaso facilities, built a new office, refurbished the reed workshop, and established a new electronic workshop for print repair and a new storage area for Picanol parts and GTP accessories.In other news, GTP has concluded two three-year Total Loom Management (TLM) contracts with France-based Tenthorey. The contracts will enable Tenthorey to concentrate on its core business of developing new woven sheeting, upholstery and clothing products. GTP will manage 63 Picanol OMNIplus air-jet weaving machines at Tenthoreys Pouxeux plant and 84 new Picanol GamMax rapier weaving machines just ordered for Tenthorey Eloyes. May 2003