Portugal fashion

Polopiqué and Recover join forces to develop circular fashion

Portuguese textile group Polopiqué has partnered with materials science company Recover to develop sustainable manufacturing to expand manufacturing from recycled cotton fibers.

The multi-year agreement between Polopiqué and Recover will see the two achieve sustainable manufacturing and providing end-to-end solutions for the fashion industry.

Polopiqué is a leading textile company distinguished by its innovation and verticality. The Portuguese company masters all stages of the textile production process, from spinning, weaving and finishing, to the design and marketing of high quality products. By incorporating Recover fiber into their process, the two companies say they can support brands and retailers every step of the supply chain and create a simple solution for brands to produce fully sustainable garments, at scale. .

Polopiqué claims that it is dedicated to scaling up through the sustainable vertical integration of its production cycle into the industry value chain and its products to date contain at least 50% organic cotton and GRS certified recycled polyester.

With the adoption of Recover’s low-impact recycled cotton fiber, the company hopes to further reduce its ecological footprint.

By joining forces, the two companies also offer increased global reach and proximity to the customer, Polopiqué already exporting to 47 countries and working with 1,065 partners around the world and Recover creating new production centers in Bangladesh and Pakistan in 2021, to support the current market. demand.

“Polopiqué and Recover bring decades of combined experience in their respective areas of the textile industry,” explain the two companies. “As part of the new partnership, they both offer brands the opportunity to take advantage of Recover’s recycled cotton fibers across all of its product lines, while helping them meet their sustainability goals and tackle the environmental issues created. through the use of cotton.

Recover is a global producer of high quality, low impact recycled cotton fibers and cotton fiber blends. Its premium, environmentally friendly and competitive products are created in partnership with the supply chain for retailers and global brands, providing a sustainable solution to achieve circular fashion for all.

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