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Russia, France sign MoU

Jul 01, 2015

The French textile machinery has been a partner of the Russian textile industry for many years. After several seminars already held in Russia, UCMTF the French association of textile machinery manufacturers, organised in October 2014, a technological forum in Moscow with the support of the Russian textile association, SOYUZLEGPROM.

The leaders of the two organizations, Serguei RASBRODIN, President of SOYUZLEGPROM, Christian Guinet and Evelyne Cholet, Vice-President international and Secretary General of UCMTF, have been thinking for a while that a new form of institutionalised cooperation should be open. The discussions have led to the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the objectives:

  • to strengthen the ties between the two industries on a long term basis
  • to exchange information on the industries, regarding in particular their needs to develop themselves and find the right ways to do it
  • to organise joint activities, in particular on the occasion of exhibitions, forum, conferences´
  • to develop modern forms of training for their employees
  • to meet regularly to make this cooperation alive.

The signature took place on April 21, 2015 during LEGPROMFORUM 2015 in Moscow.