Strategic partnership between RIETER and Vinatex Group


At ITMA 2023 in Milan, Illies facilitated the celebration of the extended partnership between Rieter and Vinatex which aims to improve the training of textile specialists in Vietnam fostering sustainable growth within the Vietnamese textile industry.

Vinatex is one of Vietnam's leading textile companies and a key player in the industry. With a workforce of 80 000 employees, Vinatex operates a diverse portfolio of 45 companies, including 12 spinning mills. In addition, Vinatex has established institutes, vocational schools, and universities to ensure industry expertise and knowledge.

Over the past 25 years, Vinatex has been instrumental in shaping new markets and integrating into the international economy. This helped to position Vietnam's textile and garment sector as a prominent player in global exports. By prioritizing customer satisfaction and building brand value, Vinatex has emerged as a leading manufacturer in Vietnam and Asia, offering comprehensive garment services throughout the supply chain.

Vinatex and Rieter collaborate to strengthen textile education in Vietnam

In line with their vision, Vinatex has embarked on a collaborative project with Rieter. The project aims to strengthen textile education in Vietnam by offering annual training sessions conducted by Rieter experts for professors, providing training opportunities for students at Vietnamese spinning mills, hosting guest lecturers, and supplying a machine model for educational purposes. Furthermore, Rieter will support students with scholarships, furthering their knowledge and expertise in the field. This collaboration between Vinatex and Rieter is set to preserve and promote textile know-how within Vietnam's industry.


We are excited to collaborate with Vinatex in our shared mission of promoting textile know-how in the industry. This partnership exemplifies our joint commitment to advancing the textile sector and ensuring sustainable long-term growth.”

Rolf Zimmermann, Sales Manager Asia Pacific



Award ceremony during ITMA