Textile Industry Tradition Significance in the Interior of Alicante

The significance of textile industry tradition in Alicante’s province is underlined by some municipalities such as Banyeres de Mariola, l’Alcoià district, where textile home and confection products are the main economy engines.

Hydric resources abundance has made historically this district, of Alicante interior, has a rich and a wide industrial background. Due to Vinalopó River along Banyeres de Mariola, we can find some characteristic symbols such as fulleries, flour mills and paper mills.

At the beginning, textile industry was fixed to help the agricultural incomes, being developed over the years and especially in the mechanization and the industrialization ages.

The activity of our company, Manatex de Banyeres, is focused on fabrics sale for upholstery, decoration, confection and contract. From our creation in 1926 in the centre of a district with a historic textile tradition, our brand name distributes its products around Spain, Europe and South America.

All this tradition has been linked to Innovation, a key concept for our firm to substantiate procedures in research of propositions, always according to the new trends in the market.

The work of several years and the experience of previous generations give us knowledge and the knowhow to face new challenges that introduces the real textile area, being our main objective to contribute with innovative solutions in the tetile way to value eah contribution.

Banyeres’ citizents enterprising spirit has gotten to strength a rich and variated industry. Spinning, food, plastic and obviously textile tradition are some productive sectors which are the economic pillars of this district.