TINTEX, leader in textile and research innovation for over twenty years, reveals a wonderful range of innovative fabrics that redefine fashion and optimize responsible solutions. Established in the Porto region, as authorities in superior dyeing and finishing, they transforms a new generation of cotton and other natural based materials.
A milestone for fashion: Naturally Clean
During this period, they take the lead in several important fairs and exhibitions around Europe, launching Naturally Clean. An exceptional smart finishing process that is uniquely responsible. Naturally Clean enhances the natural beauty of cotton, takes a cost effective modern approach to eliminate aggressive treatments. Moreover, it optimizes clean surfaces, vivid colors, providing an exquisitely smooth handfeel.
Naturally Clean achieves this result by using Novozymes technology, a company that is indeed the world leader in biological solutions. Second, using textile chemicals with the lowest possible environmental impact, without compromising performance, from Beyond Surface Technologies AG. Naturally Clean maintains the original characteristics for an extended period of time. All materials are Oeko-Tex and soon Bluesign® certified, thus eliminating harmful substances
New collection and smart ingredients:
The new Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 collection includes dynamic and vibrant tones, alongside a stunning palette of nostalgic and multicultural colors. Refreshing turquoise and electric green together with warm copper and yellow, united with purple and urban greys.
For the new season, TINTEX adopts smart ingredients such as: GOTS certified organic cotton, Supima® cotton and ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, the smart cotton that saves up to 77.9% water consumption and introduces the concept of a circular economy.
They integrate also SeaCell™ and Smartcel™, produced using the Lyocell process in a closed loop with no chemicals released as waste. The patented process of SeaCell™ allows that the positive properties of the seaweed are permanently preserved within the fiber. Smartcel™ includes the essential trace element zinc providing anti-inflammatory capabilities.
Also REFIBRA™ is part of the collection. Developed by Lenzing technology, involves upcycling a substantial proportion of cotton scraps in addition to wood pulp, transforming the raw material produce new TENCEL™ Lyocell fiber to make fabrics and garments.
TINTEX Textiles partnership with Asahi Kasei:
They also includes Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei. A new generation GRS Certified material, made from cotton linters, with a biodegradability certification by Innovhub. A matchless, high tech natural material, with a special handfeel and aesthetics.
Last but not least, the collection comprehends also ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei. ROICA™ EF, which has a percentage of pre-consumer recycled content that is more than 50%, and thanks to this it has been GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certified, and ROICA™ CF a premium stretch innovative yarn offering a real and durable “new natural” active smart odor neutralizer solution, thanks to the fact that its active ingredient is locked inside the yarn.
TINTEX also proudly activate change industry wide by taking part in the Make Fashion Circular initiative, by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. This initiative aims to collaborate and innovate towards a new textiles economy, based on the principles of a Circular Economy.