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September 2018

Companhia de Fiação e Tecidos de Fafe

By |2018-09-13T22:14:05+00:00September 4th, 2018|Industrial Heritage, Portugal|

Companhia de Fiação e Tecidos de Fafe ( Fafe , Portugal) has its origins back to 1887, evolved from its predecessor, Companhia Industrial de Fafe. Originally operating in grain milling and also into the spinning and textile industry as minor activities, the company later become a major key player in the [...]

March 2018

Companhia de Fiação de Crestuma

By |2018-09-18T20:59:52+00:00March 13th, 2018|Industrial Heritage, Oporto|

Companhia de Fiação de Crestuma was a 19th century textile factory located on the banks of the Uíma River, Crestuma, Lever, Vila Nova de Gaia. Born in the terrains of another industry, the textile factory soon became one of the most important of it's sector in the region and a milestone [...]

January 2018

Sampaio Ferreira & Cª, Textiles, Electricity and a Legacy

By |2018-05-07T22:31:00+00:00January 4th, 2018|Industrial Heritage|

Sampaio Ferreira & Cª, Lda. is another extension of the great work and vision of the industrialist Narciso Ferreira. Introduction to the industrial profile of Narciso Ferreira was already made in my previous article on ETE. This is about another company of this important figure. The company - textiles and power [...]

December 2017

ETE – Empresa Têxtil Eléctrica, a pioneer company

By |2018-05-07T22:30:55+00:00December 26th, 2017|Industrial Heritage, Portugal|

Empresa Têxtil Eléctrica, Lda (ETE for short), was a textile company founded in 1905 in between the municipalities of Vila Nova de Famalicão and Santo Tirso, near the margins of the Ave river. The company was at the time an important textile industry but also innovated by the production and use [...]

Fábrica de Fiação e Tecidos do Rio Vizela

By |2018-09-18T21:13:30+00:00December 9th, 2017|Industrial Heritage, Portugal|

Fábrica de Fiação e Tecidos do Rio Vizela is situated in Negrelos (São Tomé), near Vila das Aves, integrated in the municipality of Santo Tirso and in the important textile region of the Vale do Ave region and It's a perfect example of Industrial Heritage and textile industry milestone. It was [...]

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