Carvico brings sustainability in the swimwear which is in the North-Italian Carvico-based fabric manufacturer Carvico s.p.a leading manufacturer and one of the most renowned providers of elastic warp knitted fabric, with more than 40 years of experience in this sector. Millions of women and men can have fun on the beaches of this earth in fashionable and hard-wearing swimwear from Carvico fabrics, all made in Italy, produced exclusively in the Italian province of Bergamo. In addition to the General commitment to quality, innovation and style, Carvico distinguishes its environmental responsibility, which manifests itself in the Green program vision: Umweltverantwortliches action in all business areas, ecological handling processes and energy, purchasing, production and now also up to the final product. This product is called Amazzonia and is a new fabric by Carvico is made with BIOPHYL from ADVANSA and Elastolefin XLA by DOW and vision is running under the green label. One of the steps of the company to reduce its ecological footprint by means of an ecological product.
BIOPHYL manufactured substances made from ECO polyester yarns, which are based on an innovative polyester polymer (PTT Polytrimethylenterephtalat). While the normally used at polyester yarns, petroleum-based glycol replaced with Bio-PDO, which in turn is obtained from maize sucrose. 37% of the polymer used in BIOPHYL consist of this renewable resource. Caterpillar describes an additional similar source. Compared to nylon (used often in swimwear) the CO2 is output in the production of polymers up to 63% lower. This contributes to the reduction of the greenhouse effect. A simultaneous energy savings of up to 30% saving additional resources. In addition, guarantee these yarns a unusually high color brilliance, grip and softness and give fabrics an excellent strain and return assets. Amazzonia with BIOPHYL granted an exceptional resistance against the effects of UV rays, chlorine and sweat and allows longer vibrant and fresh colors.
The fabrics are moreover, easy care and quick drying. Luciano Colasanto, market manager at ADVANSA, commented: more and more textile brands would contribute to a more sustainable use of raw materials. Carvico has recognized this, and uses both the ecological and the performance potential of BIOPHYL. Thus one corresponds to the growing worldwide trend with consumers and environmentally sustainable quality products that protect the environment, but have same if not better features than traditional products. Lorenzo Ghezzi export manager at Carvico: with our new fabric Amazzonia, we now have an ecological textile product, the both our aim is to offer our customers high-quality materials with extraordinary performance characteristics as also our desire for more environmentally responsible action in all business areas, the in our green vision program documented. Andreas Knorr