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 […]

27 Oct 2018

ECONYL® Regeneration System displayed at the Circular Economy exhibition

A mobile exhibition on “The circular economy in the Danube region” is travelling across various countries: – from August to September 2018, it was in Augsburg (Germany) – in October 2018 it was at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia in Ljubljana – from November to December 2018 it will be at the Ministry of the Environment and […]

09 Oct 2018

Divers remove monster ghost fishing nets from Italian waters

4000kg of discarded fishing nets recovered from Italian waters by Healthy Seas initiative with Ghost Fishing volunteer divers Ghost fishing nets account for 10% of the total plastic waste in our seas Textile manufacturer Aquafil transforms collected oceanic and landfill waste into sustainable textiles Gucci, Richard Malone and Adidas among hundreds of other brands who […]

25 Sep 2018

Aquafil, partner of “Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia” second edition

Milan, September 23, 2018 – Aquafil renewed its partnership with the Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia and took part at the event’s second edition with a magical green carpet. The event, organized by Eco-Age with the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, the Italian Trade Agency and the Comune di Milano, has a […]

21 Jun 2018

AquafilCRO to install a rooftop photovoltaic power station

Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy approved the AquafilCRO’s project of a photovoltaic power station worth 2.27 million € with a 1.435 million € subvention. 9.200 photovoltaic modules, which are going cover the Croatian plant’s roof are estimated to produce2.602.192 kWh/year. The electricity produced by the rooftop photovoltaic system will represent 8,65 % of […]

08 Jun 2018

The ECONYL® carpet made by ege at CFDA Awards in NYC

Last night we were at the CFDA Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York with a fancy carpet made by ege with our ECONYL® regenerated nylon. The carpet was not actually a red one, but rather a customized carpet with black and white stripes. Lot of celebrities were welcomed into the Museum walking on our ECONYL® carpet and […]