On July 1st 2018, Borgstena Textile Portugal embarked on the WhatCIM project, whose aim is to develop new wire guides for the textile industry and the manufacturing process based on ceramic nanocomposite materials and nanostructured coatings. The total amount invested is 772.350,6 euros. WhatCIM is part-financed through Portugal 2020, under CENTRO 2020 scope program; the sum of 553.300,44 coming from European Regional Development Funds. Project duration is 30 months and started in July of 2018.