7 Q&A’s with sustainable manufacturing pioneer, Eurojersey:
How Sensitive® Fabrics are made of the highest quality, yet with the lowest impact on the environment.
We work intensively with this Italian fabric manufacturer for a specific material called Eurojersey Sensitive® microfiber. The technical properties of this fabric offer chlorine resistance, UV protection, extra comfort, and quick drying fibers all while being committed to eco-sustainability and the environment. It’s super versatile, drapes beautifully and offers great wearability and shape.
Eurojersey is known for being a pioneer in eco-sustainable manufacturing – what led the company to make such strides towards dedication to our environment?
Since we started our SensitivEcoSystem® project, our Company has an ambitious mission: to be as sustainable as possible. We turned all recent investments to latest generation machinery to create an efficiency advantage, with lowest environmental impact for the Sensitive® Fabrics’ production.
What integral sustainable processes are at the core of Sensitive® Fabrics’ eco-manufacturing?
The development of our vertical supply chain, with no outsourcing, enables EUROJERSEY to maintain control over the entire Sensitive® Fabrics’ production process, generating positive effects into the local economy and environment. The integrated production cycle enables the reduction of resources such as water, energy and Co2 emissions.
Eurojersey has saved 36,791,539 square meters of essential rainforest land since 2010. Can you explain how that experience came about and what the project meant to the heart of the company?
“1 meter of fabric for 1 meter of forest” was a successful project for the preservation of rainforest in Argentina, made possible in cooperation with World Land Trust, ending in 2014.
Now, since June, we are collaborating with WWF ITALY for a new and challenging project. Our three-year collaboration is dedicated to the protection of the Mediterranean Sea and its flagship species; it aims at actively protecting this ecosystem and supporting the activities promoted by WWF Italy. All our sustainable enterprises are a testament to our full commitment to preservation beyond our borders.
As the company has grown from its roots to the enterprise it is today, what is the one philosophy that has stayed with Eurojersey over time?
Since its foundation EUROJERSEY has always produced high quality fabrics in line with Italian manufacturing tradition, both in terms of technical capabilities and creativity. Underpinning the Company’s success, during these 60 years, there is a business strategy that combines quality with constant attention to innovation.
What qualities act as pros for wearing garments composed of your fabrics?
Thanks to the patented knitting structure and the high percentage of LYCRA® fiber, Sensitive® Fabrics’ features add value to garments by raising their performance and aesthetic qualities. Highly breathable, super comfortable and pleasant to wear, Sensitive® Fabrics are like a second skin. Their perfectly smooth and even surface guarantees extra bright and intense coloring. Moreover, the fabrics’ reduced thickness allows the creation of perfectly fitting, elegant garments without giving up on shape and recovery performance.
What is it about Eurojersey techniques that allow for such a wide array of colors and patterns?
EUROJERSEY is the only European Textile Company able to offer its clients full service from the early ideation phase of a collection until delivery. The company’s Creative Department develops specific trends for both solid colour and printed fabrics, with a wide range of shades, patterns and textures, and it’s now considered a trend setter in the market.
What makes these fabrics the highest quality choice for swimwear?
Sensitive® Fabrics dry very quickly and maintain impeccable shape and colours while offering maximum resistance from chlorine and sea water, as well as guaranteeing protection from UV rays. A winning solution for the best swimwear, whether for the beach or for competition.