The Technological Centre of Furniture and Wood of the Region of Murcia (CETEM) is a private and non-profit organization located in the town of Yecla, one of the most important furniture clusters of Spain.
Over the last 20 years CETEM has been promoting and implementing innovation and technological development in the Furniture Sector, making CETEM the main business reference in the industry and becoming an important economic engine in the Murcia Region.
Its main objective is to promote and undertake activities, projects and services, innovative technology, to improve, promote and encourage the development and continuous improvement of companies in the sector of wood, furniture and related services, making them more competitive.
Its creation in 1994 was promoted by the Institute Building of the Region of Murcia (INFO), the Regional Association of Employers of the Wood (AREMA), the Technological Institute of Furniture (AIDIMA), the City Hall of Yecla, the Office of Industry and Tourism, the Ministry of Industry and Energy and the European Community.
CETEM is recognized as a Technology and Innovation Centre (CIT number 83) and as a Technology transfer office (TTO number 165).