Wool News: Marchi and Fildi Case Study
Marchi & Fildi is a textile group located in Italy, Turkey, and Brazil.
The company is focused on the production of worsted and carded yarns, home-textiles, hosiery, weaving, and circular knitting including open-end technologies. Its technical yarns cover major application fields such as protective-wear, workwear, home-textiles, automotive, filtration, fashion, and tailor-made products.
The company's strength is sustainability, with reductions of 30% in energy used in spinning, over the last 5 years, consumption of 50% less water than conventional dyes and yarns obtained through the process of textile production cut-outs.
Marchi & Fildi have recently released their new collection using a recycled cotton blend and New Zealand Wool Integrity™ wool produced by farmers that caringly grow the wool under strict animal welfare and environmental conditions.
Marchi & Fildi SpA was founded in 2007, merging two influential Italian spinning mills, Filatura Marchi and Fildi. They a dynamic company that soon became an international leader in the field of technological and performance yarns.
Bloch and Behrens Wool General Manager, Palle Petersen says “We are excited about the new collaboration, and we already have our first trials underway with Marchi & Fildi, who work closely with some well-known fashion houses.”