ABOUT US

 

Artex is the the Centre for Artistic and Traditional Craftsmanship in Tuscany and promotes innovation and development of artistic and traditional handicrafts.

 

The sector of artistic craftsmanship in Tuscany is a unique heritage of manufacturing knowhow a complex reality comprising 33,000 enterprises with 177,000 emlployees.

 

Artex was created in 1987 by the CNA and Confartigianato crafts associations; over the years it has developed and managed projects for the improvement of crafts enterprises and their manufactures, gaining a unique experience in this sector.

 

Each Artex activity is sustained by the Steering Committee made up of experts, a collaboration making it possible to consolidate synergies with prestigious national and international organizations, along with a constant analysis of the economic world and its markets.

 

Artex has worked closely with Regione Toscana, local agencies and chambers of commerce, the Institute for Commerce Abroad, and crafts associations.