From fiber to fashion
- On July 9, 2016, Day of the city of Vila Nova de Famalicão, which this year celebrates its 31st anniversary in the auditorium of the Casa das Artes, José Dias de Oliveira, founder of Riopele, was one of the five figures honoured. José Dias de Oliveira was honoured posthumously for his work and entrepreneurial energy that greatly contributed to the development of the county and the country.
- On May 14, 2016, in the Casa das Artes, the Lusíada University - North, Vila Nova de Famalicão campus, awarded the silver medal to Riopele to commemorate twenty years of collaboration between our company and the university.
- 'Challenges in the times of Industrialisation' is the name of an exhibition that opened on April 4, 2016 at the Casa do Território, in Vila Nova de Famalicão, portraying the most significant moments in the industrialization process in the county from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.