21 Feb 2020

Safilo and Aquafil together to produce eco-sustainable eyewear

PRESS RELEASE Padua, February 21, 2020 – Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, today announces the introduction of ECONYL® regenerated nylon in its eyewear collections, thanks to a pioneering partnership with Aquafil, a recognized global player with over half a century of expertise in creating synthetic fibres. ECONYL® is […]

18 Nov 2019

AquafilCRO is installing the biggest solar power plant in Croatia

In our plant in Croatia, the roof will be entirely covered by solar modules: this means CO2 savings of 941.994 kg a year. It will be the biggest solar power plant in Croatia. Here are some pictures of the work in progress.

21 Nov 2019

Tarkett and Aquafil close the loop on carpet tiles: a key step towards circular economy

PRESS RELEASE Paris, France and Waalwijk, The Netherlands, November 21, 2019 – Tarkett today announces that it is closing the loop on commercial carpet tiles in Europe thanks to a pioneering partnership with Aquafil. This is the result of an intensive collaboration over recent years, going beyond the traditional customer and supplier relationship. The two […]

23 Sep 2019

Aquafil provided the green carpet made from ECONYL® regenerated yarn for the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards.

Milan, 23rd September 2019 – Aquafil provided the centerpiece of the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia,– a green carpet made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon produced in collaboration with the Danish Company, ege carpets. For the second year, the carpet was designed by Vogue editor, Hamish Bowles, Creative Director for the awards. Inspired by Leonardo […]

19 Aug 2019

Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List: Companies to Watch

August 19, 2019 FORTUNE – By Matthew Heimer and Erika Fry Fortune’s Change the World list focuses on companies that are addressing social challenges through their core business activities. Most of the companies on that list are relatively large, with $1 billion or more in annual revenue, which helps them both pay for and scale their […]

Create Sustainability
03 Jun 2019

Aquafil at event “Create Sustainability”

Aquafil has been invited as one of selected trusted supplier, to BMW event “Create Sustainability – BMW Supplier Dialogue”, which was held in the BMW Research and Innovation Center in Munich, Germany on the 28th of May 2019. Under the theme Create Sustainability – BMW Supplier Dialogue, the BMW Purchasing and Supplier Network invited selected […]

17 Jun 2019

Aquafil at NeoCon 2019, an indoor showroom and a special outdoor involvement with ECONYL® yarn featuring the NeoCon Plaza flooring.

June 10 – 12, Chicago – NeoCon marks its 51st edition as the most important event of the year for the commercial design industry in the USA and Aquafil was one of over 500 leading companies that showcased new products, services, and ideas. Aquafil’s showroom displayed the endless possibilities of ECONYL® regenerated yarn, from interior […]

14 Jun 2019

Sustainability Report 2018

Sustainability Report 2018 is online. From this year on, the sustainability report forms an integral part of the non-financial disclosure included in the annual consolidated financial statements. It summarises all the commitments Aquafil has made to support and safeguard its employees, local communities, the environment in which it operates and the planet as a whole. […]

01 Jun 2019

Aquafil strengthens its position in the USA: acquired O’Mara Incorporated for USD 40.5 million

Arco (Italy), May 31, 2019 – Today Aquafil S.p.A. [ECNL:IM] finalized the acquisition of 100% of O’Mara Incorporated for a total consideration equal to USD 40.5 million. The deal was completed through the Group’s U.S. subsidiary, Aquafil USA Inc. About O’MARA Incorporated O’Mara Incorporated – founded in 1970 – produces nylon, polypropylene and polyester fibres […]

03 May 2019

This Italian Company Wants Your Swimsuit to Be Made From Garbage

May 3, 2019 BLOOMBERG – by Chiara Remondini To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans. “When I look at a landfill, I see a goldmine,” Bonazzi, the founder and chief executive officer of nylon manufacturer Aquafil, said […]

30 Apr 2019

Fashion Revolution Week – who made your clothes

From 22nd to 28th April, Fashion Revolution week took place and Aquafil participated by presenting some of who, among many others, together with Giulio Bonazzi, President and CEO of Aquafil, takes part on the ECONYL® regeneration process. Fashion Revolution is a global movement – with teams in over 100 countries around the world – which […]

01 Apr 2019

Great success at DOMOTEX Asia / ChinaFloor 2019

This year edition has been important to DOMOTEX Asia/CHINAFLOOR that, due to increasing demand, on its 21th anniversary expanded to 175,000 sqm and 15 halls. As well as in Hannover, in Shanghai Aquafil created a colorful and cozy booth around the concept “Good design begins with the end in mind” and its commitment toward a circular economy. […]