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).

CETEM’s mission is:

1.- To develop and manage activities, services and project of technological and innovative field.
2.- To promote actions of innovation in management.
3.- To make clear your own and external technology and knowledge.

The primary objective is to improve, promote and encourage development, continuous improvement and competitiveness of associated companies and customers, with special emphasis on furniture and related sector.

CETEM’s view is:

Being a sustainable technological centre at economic, social and environmental level, which  counts on necessary strategic alliances with organizers for the development of its mission, and focused to be:

1.- An international centre of excellence as a provider of knowledge and technology.
2.- A leader in technological knowledge related to the furniture sector.
3.- Formed by a highly qualified and motivated team to forward a high level of satisfaction among its partners, customers and partners.