Egyptian Cotton and Textile Industries Holding Company (ECTIHC) has roped in Itema to supply weaving machines for the first phase of the Egypt Army Textile Park in Robbiki. Itema be the weaving partner for the colossal modernization program of the public sector of the Egyptian textile industry. Entrusted to the Cotton and Textile Industries Holding Company (CTIHC) and supported directly by President Abd El Fattah El Sisi and by the Minister of Public Enterprises Hisham Tawfik, the program includes setting up of a state-of-the-art, fully vertically integrated textile park encompassing spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, finishing, printing and confection activities.
Worth approximately €1 billion, the project will establish increasing the competitiveness of the country in the textile industry. It will upgrade the Egyptian textile industry production capacity and unleash the value of one of the country real treasures, cotton. The program was launched in 2019 and the first phase of the supply process was finalized during ITMA Barcelona.