Paris, September 2019 – Filo d’Oro, the enterprises network and Made in Italy micro- silk supply chain has been selected by Première Vision to exhibit within the SMART CREATION area, the key research and sourcing space for those looking for new generation of sustainable solutions. An informative, educational, visionary and multimedia space where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and truly visualize the progress the industry is making in terms of responsibility. At the show in Paris above all they will present a consolidated system of collaborations and a virtuous network that works side by side to make the difference with certified superior quality products for the international market.
Filo d’Oro is an enterprise network able to carefully check each stage of the production, ensuring quality and proper timing to answer market’s needs at best.
The integration of companies along the value chain allows them to dispose their “know-how” and the “savoir faire” to create a product of absolute excellence, making innovation a common factor for all network participants and their customers, as well as the available research in the various stages of the supply chain.
The name Filo d’Oro is inspired by the silk cocoons that, when kissed by the sun, turn into “nuggets of light”.
The Filo d’Oro network is formed by: A.M. Taborelli Srl, Clerici Tessuto & C. SpA, Comofil Srl – Tintoria Filati Portichetto Srl – Ambrogio Pessina Srl, GT 2000 Srl, Iride Srl, Ongetta Srl, Saraink srl, Tessilbiella Srl, Tintoria Iltep Srl, TOT Srl.
PRODUCTS ON SHOW AT SMART CREATION
Clerici Tessuto is one of the most important textiles manufacturers in the world for the luxury sector, with ranges for men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and home furnishing. Within Filo D’oro, on the occasion of the inclusion in the Smart Creation, they present innovations that reflect “a real commitment to cultural sustainability as well as industrial and production“. The organic silks are made with natural fibers from organic farming, the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification guarantees both the quality of the raw materials and the sustainability of all production processes. The FSC® certified viscose comes from forests with sustainable management that respects the environment and the population, other viscose developments are made with Ecovero™ yarn from certified and controlled sources. The polyesters are GRS certified, they are made with Newlife™, a yarn born from the transformation through mechanical process of post-consumer plastic bottles collected in northern Italy, whose production process is entirely 100% Made in Italy. Some proposals combine Newlife™ with ECOANTEX, a yarn resulting from the transformation of post-industrial waste and the selective collection of Pet packaging.
A.M. TABORELLI SRL, founded in 1895, is a real leader in the production of jacquard and plain fabrics, both greige and yarn – dyed, thanks to over 400 new generation looms, as well as a background and a leading story in the selection of sustainable and certified raw materials. Among the new proposals barrè and popeline fabrics with GOTS certification from 2008, cotton is dyed by Ambrogio Pessina Srl. Taffeta and floral fabrics created with Newlife™used since its birth, dyed by Comofil Srl and yellow jacquards with GRS certification made in 100% recycled polyester, which is dyed by Comofil Srl.Fantasie Barrè, Stain and Floral produced in greige GOTS certified silk – dyed by Ambrogio Pessina Srl – in blend with GRS certified recycled polyester. The fabrics in FSC® certified viscose will also make their first appearance at Première Vision.
TESSILBIELLA, founded in 1958, creates plain, pattern and jacquard fabrics addressed to the fashion market. Among the latest collections, fabrics produced with certified and sustainable yarns – with a fully traceable process – noble fibres, stretch blends and high-tech yarns.
TINTORIA FILATI – COMOFIL SRL – TINTORIA FILATI PORTICHETTO SRL – AMBROGIO PESSINA SRL: born in 1977, the group operates in the field of finishing and more precisely of the processing of yarns, ranging from natural fibres to artificial and synthetic ones.
Another distinctive feature is the ability to manage the production chain internally by covering all the phases of both pre- and post-dyeing, such as preparation, spooling, re-kneading and quality control of production. The offer of yarns varies from Newlife™ to Bemberg™ through hemp. A wide range of yarns is supplied via stock service in collaboration with the sister company T.O.T. Srl. The company group guarantees products and processes that are GOTS, GRS and Standard 100 by OEKOTEX® certified.
A dyeing and finishing house born in 1971, renewed in 2013. Over the years the company has continued to improve its specialization in the dyeing of fabrics made with mixed fibres (silk, linen, cotton, viscose etc …) and in the finishing’s R&D to donate to the fabric unique hands and looks. Iride obtained the GOTS certification in 2011, while also developing a study on dyes with natural dyestuff. The company presents, within Smart Creation, pure wool items for accessories, cotton, linen and wool / silk blends; in which the whole dyeing and finishing procedure is GOTS certified and is also developed starting from natural dyes (extracts) such as Lacca, Reseda, Campeggio, Chlorophyll, Gardenia, Brazil Red Wood and Cocciniglia.
ONGETTA SRL is specialized in the silk throwsting and produces GOTS certified organic silk that is branded ONGETTA BIO SILK™. It was the first spinning and twisting mill of GOTS certified silk yarns in Europe. Product traceability is completely guaranteed: all the way from the silkworm eggs to the wire. The cultivation of silkworms promotes biodiversity and the biological cycle, therefore the correct selection of the silkworm breed based on various climate changes is fundamental. It is known that the mulberry plants, necessary for feeding the silkworms, produce oxygen and eliminate carbon dioxide, making the environment more breathable. Silk represents a natural, ecological and green choice.
“We are proud to be selected by Première Vision within the international companies that represent the state of art of sustainability for the fashion industry. A unique recognition that rewards our commitment to a responsible business built on networking. Elegance is smart, silk is for the virtuous.”Filo d’Oro entrepreneurs.