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Piave Maitex brings responsible innovation to Munich

Recognised as a preferred partner for the global textiles industry, the company launches a unique line at the show.

9th May 2019

Knitting Industry
 |  Feltre/Caronno

Knitted Outerwear, Intimate Apparel, Sports/​Activewear, Collections, Colours/​Trends

Today, Piave Maitex is one of the major European producers of elastic fabrics, underwear fabrics and sportswear fabrics. © Piave Maitex

Piave Maitex, an Italian knitted fashion fabrics producer, brings on the successful path of responsible innovation to Performance Days, which takes place this week in Munich. Recognised as a preferred partner for the global textiles industry, the company launches a unique line under the name of Again at the show.

Again is a smart and technically advanced line designed to combine functionality with sustainable features in highly performing jerseys. Two premium Global Recycled Standard (GRS) certified sustainable ingredients have been involved in the production of Again: the premium stretch fibre Roica EF – part of Roica Eco-Smart family – constructed out with more than 50% pre-consumer recycled content, and perPETual high-quality sustainable polyester born from a cost-effective process that reverses engineer consumer waste PET bottles.

Unique functional fabrics

“Starting from two key high-tech, responsible raw materials as demonstrated by the GRS certification, the Italian manufacturer managed to create and deliver three unique functional fabrics, dyeable and transfer printable, that perfectly combine creativity, innovation, real performance and sustainability all at once offering unparalleled comfort, performance, and tenacity,” the company explains.

Piave Maitex was among the first textile manufacturers in Europe to get the certification of the quality system for the production and design of elastic fabrics according to the UNI EN ISO 9001 standard in 1996. Later, Piave Maitex obtained the Trust in the textile, the Oeko-Tex label for responsible textiles manufacture. “A concrete guidance for an increasing number of consumers who are becoming more and more sensitive to health and the environment and interested in get assurance over the quality of the products they are buying,” the manufacturer says.

Combining tradition and innovation

Today, Piave Maitex is one of the major European producers of elastic fabrics, underwear fabrics and sportswear fabrics. The company’s offer has been enriched to cover a wider range of applications, whilst staying true to its DNA that revolves around quality, performance and innovation.

“Combining the tradition of relentless creation and high-tech industrialisation Piave Maitex explores everyday new boundaries of innovation, indeed leading the way in the development of smart solutions that integrate sustainability without compromising quality, design, performances,” the company continues. “In order to succeed and meet the need of an evolving and more conscious market it is fundamental to offer unique responsible developments being at the same time perfectly aligned with latest the latest trends.”

www.piavemaitex.com

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