It is one of the three exhibition venues and will show different workspaces, such as the multimedia room or the physical and chemical laboratories
The Footwear Technology Center of La Rioja(CTCR), one of the three locations of the exhibition La Rioja Tierra Abierta, will offer guided tours to its facilities over the duration of the exhibition (March 31st to October 29th). Staff of the technological center will lead visitors through different work spaces, such as the multimedia room, the electronics and automation area, the physical (environmental) and chemical (nanotechnology) laboratories, and the training area located in the first floor.
The CTCR is a reference in research of one of the strategic sectors of the La Rioja economy. Its objective is to boost the competitiveness of companies, through the generation of added value, both in their products and in production processes.
Around its modern facilities, there are some of the most recognized footwear companies in Spain, forming an industrial and commercial fabric on the outskirts of the city, which is also one of the main attractions for visitors to Arnedo: commercial tourism.
In the spaces dedicated to La Rioja Tierra Abierta, the CTCR will offer an approach to the beginnings of the footwear industry in Arnedo and to the creative procedures. The senses will be protagonists in the 250 square meters of exhibition space. Every type of visitor can learn and have fun with the fascinating world of shoemaking: its origin, its development, its impact on the feet, creativity...