14 Mar 2019

Aquafil has won a 2019 CO Leaders award

CO Common Objective is a business network that uses technology to drive success in sustainable fashion business, and the CO Leadership Awards celebrates the best of those businesses who are part of the network. They are championing the fashion businesses – brands and suppliers – that are pushing the boundaries of creativity, combining great products […]

19 Feb 2019

Aquafil creates a custom-designed, green carpet for the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event in Los Angeles

Aquafil has custom-designed a green carpet for this year’s Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event hosted by ethical fashion house MAISON-DE-MODE.COM, at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles. The stunning 2,000 square foot carpet was made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon and it was the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil. Last year, […]

01 Feb 2019

Aquafil at DOMOTEX in Hannover: Upcycling and the Most Innovative Design Trends

“Good design begins with the end in mind” With this concept, Aquafil created its booth at DOMOTEX 2019 in Hannover around its commitment toward a circular economy. From January 11 – 14, Aquafil showcased new products and trends in the carpet and floor covering industry. Furthermore, Aquafil provided a look at its first carpet recycling […]

30 Jan 2019

From the National Geographic to Aquafil in Slovenia

Aquafil had the honor to have Paul Rose – Explorer, Broadcaster working for National Geographic, and BBC Presenter –  at AquafilSLO. He was curious to see first hand how Aquafil transforms fishing nets and other nylon waste into ECONYL® regenerated nylon for brand new carpets and apparel. In his own words: “All it takes is […]

29 Jan 2019

Interview with Effective’s Project Coordinator Edi Kraus, General Manager of AquafilSLO

For many years, Edi Kraus has been serving as the captain of AquafilSLO, managing to position the company as a strong and innovative player on the global market for carpets. With project EFFECTIVE, coordinated by Mr. Kraus and his team, AquafilSLO is looking towards a new era of fibers and plastics. We could not think […]

20 Dec 2018

Carpet Recycling facility Grand Opening, Phoenix

December 13, Phoenix On Thursday 13th December, Aquafil inaugurated its first carpet-recycling facility in the States, in Phoenix. 160 guests – including customers, suppliers and sustainability experts – gathered at the 116,000 square feet new building to celebrate the Grand Opening. As the President of Aquafil USA Franco Rossi said, 3.5 billion pounds of carpets are discarded each […]

18 Dec 2018

Aquafil at Domotex 2019

24 days left to Domotex 2019 – The World of Flooring Aquafil will attend 2019 Domotex’s exhibition with a 208 sqm booth located in Hall 11, Stand A44. “Good design begins with the end in mind” is the concept around which Aquafil booth has been created. The new Company’s trends, the new products from carpets to garments […]

17 Dec 2018

Sustainability report 2017

The Sustainability Report 2017 is online. At the following link you will find all the details: https://www.aquafil.com/sustainability/the-sustainability-report/

12 Dec 2018

The Ambassador of the USA to Croatia, Mr. Kohorst on the visit in AquafilCRO

Oroslavje, 5 December 2018 The Ambassador of the United States of America to Croatia, Mr. William Robert Kohorst, visited Aquafil’s Croatian company. The Management Board of AquafilCRO Mr. Edi Kraus, Dr. Sasa Muminovic and Mr. Angelo Cordella with the Oroslavjemajor Mr. Emil Gredičak welcomed the Ambassador at the company’s premises. The AquafilCRO’s management presented Mr. Kohorst the Aquafil Group’s activities highlighting its innovative ECONYL® process that enables regeneration of waste in polyamide 6. Particular attention was paid […]

06 Dec 2018

AquafilCRO was awarded the Golden Plaque by the Krapina Region’s Chamber of Economy

Krapina, November 30, 2018 The Croatian regional Krapina Chamber of Economy recognized AquafilCRO as the best performing company among larger undertakings in the Krapina – Zagorje Region. The Golden Plaque was awarded at the regional Chamber’s formal sitting on its 25th anniversary. “This is a recognition for our almost 300 employees, the majority of whom have been with us for 10 to 15 years,” […]

22 Nov 2018

Project EFFECTIVE sets up new communication tools

Project EFFECTIVE continues its journey and is now ready to share its news with the public and its stakeholders. 12 partners from 7 different countries, connected in a 4-year project, aim to redesign and manufacture large consumer products using more sustainable ingredients (i.e. bio-based polyamides and polyesters fibres and films) obtained from renewable feedstocks rather […]

14 Nov 2018

Giulio Bonazzi and Livia Firth at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon

On November 8th, Giulio Bonazzi, Chairman and CEO of Aquafil, attended the 2018 Web Summit edition together with CEOs and founders of the world’s biggest companies, the most promising new startups, influential investors and leading journalists. “Is fashion finally cleaning up its act?” was the topic for the panel discussion of Giulio Bonazzi and Livia […]