Grado Zero Espace feels honoured to host T-Pot partners at its new building, placed in the town of Montelupo F.no, near Florence in Tuscany, home of painted Tuscan ceramics and majolica. The visit will include a small tour of GZE's labs and its exhibition room, together with the visit to a typical Tuscan textile company placed in Prato's district.
In the first half day of the official visit, T-Pot partners will visit GZE's R&D and Industrial Design department. Some of the prototypes developed by Grado Zero Espace using innovative materials and technologies will be shown and described.
T-Pot Progress meeting of Management board will be held at the premises of GZE during the morning section.
The second part of the day will start with the visit to Ponte Torto S.p.A., founded in Prato in 1952 and specialized in "Pile" (fleece) fabric production. (http://www.pontetorto.it/html/eng/ ).
During the visit, Mr. Enrico Banci will describe some textile machineries and processes exploited in the pile production.
Visit of the Tuscan textile company will be the end of the official T-Pot programme.