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2022 | 07 | 18 Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco has developed Vita, a recyclable wool fabric made with recycled wool and guaranteed to last long [...]

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2022 | 07 | 14 Manteco on FASHION NETWORK

Manteco on FASHION NETWORK

Manteco punta a superare i 100 milioni di fatturato e spinge su lane e cashmere rigenerati. Manteco SpA nasce nel 1943 a Montemurlo (PO) con Enzo Anacleto Mantellassi, che avvia la produzione di filati di lana riciclata, ottenuti rigenerando vecchi indumenti e coperte militari. Oggi specializzata in lana vergine, lana rigenerata cardata e cashmere rigenerato, l’azienda pratese negli ultimi anni si è anche orientata sui lini e i cotoni sostenibili certificati, biologici o riciclati [...]

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2022 | 06 | 07 Manteco on CORRIERE DELLA SERA – PIANETA 2030

Manteco on CORRIERE DELLA SERA – PIANETA 2030

Riciclo e riuso al centro degli incontri della mattinata nel secondo giorno di «Agire per il clima», iniziativa di Corriere e Pianeta 2030 in occasione della Giornata Mondiale dell’Ambiente. Per Marco Mantellassi, Ceo di Manteco, "il riuso è il primo passo per un prodotto del lusso che non inquina". [...]

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2022 | 05 | 10 Manteco on MDPI

Manteco on MDPI

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of MWool® Recycled Wool Fibers. Textile industries are in the spotlight due to the heavy environmental impacts along their products’ life cycle and, at the same time, they are a priority sector in the new circular economy action plan of the European Commission. In this framework, the Italian company Manteco SpA has developed a value chain based on the recycling of pre- and post-consumer discarded textiles, wh0se output is a secondary wool fiber named MWool® [...]

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2022 | 05 | 10 Manteco on ECOTEXTILE

Manteco on ECOTEXTILE

A life-cycle assessment (LCA) of Italian textile company Manteco's MWool recycled wool has concluded that its environmental impact is 60 per cent lower than that of virgin fibres.The LCA study, by scientists at the Polytechnic University of Turin, has been published in the Resources peer-reviewed scientific journal.MWool is said to be the world's first recycled wool to undergo an LCA assessment to calculate its overall environmental impact, according to Manteco. [...]

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2022 | 04 | 28 Manteco on MET

Manteco on MET

TIPO (Turismo Industriale Prato) sabato 30 aprile fa di nuovo tappa nel distretto industriale “green” di Montemurlo e porta i visitatori alla scoperta di due delle maggiori aziende, che hanno fatto dell'economia circolare una filosofia produttiva all'insegna del rispetto dell'ambiente e della sostenibilità. Gli stracci provenienti dal tutto il mondo acquistano nuova vita attraverso le mani e le lavorazioni esperte dei cenciaioli della ditta Rantex, fino a divenire tessuto prezioso nelle collezioni dei lanifici come Manteco Compagnia Tessile, che esporta l’eccellenza del made in Prato sulle passerelle dei più importanti brand della moda internazionale e che ospiterà lo spettacolo del sabato sera. Alle ore 20,30 il tour si sposta proprio alla Manteco (via della Viaccia, 19- Montemurlo), dove nell'auditorium dell'azienda si esibirà Riccardo Sinigallia, musicista, compositore e produttore musicale.  [...]

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2022 | 04 | 15 Manteco on I’M FIRENZE DIGEST

Manteco on I’M FIRENZE DIGEST

In the new Textile column, I’M Firenze Digest investigates the world of textiles applied to different areas of fashion, art, sustainability and technology, to underline the complex connections that exist between them. A leader in the Italian textile industry, Manteco is a three-generation business that has traced new ways for sustainable thinking. During a workshop held at Istituto Marangoni Firenze in 2022, the Prato-based textile brand presented the story and the philosophy behind its success to the students of the Master’s Course in Fashion, Art and Textile Innovation [...]

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2022 | 03 | 24 Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco, Italian manufacturer focused on producing mostly wool fabrics responsibly, is constantly involved with different collaborations. After various projects with Alessandro Squarzi's Fortela and Stiksen hats, among others, its most recent one was carried ahead with Italian fashion designer Alessandro Vigilante for his f/w 2022/2023 collection. In 2021, within the contest Who Is On Next 2021, Manteco awarded him with its Manteco Prize. “This is the first time we collaborate with Vigilante. We were impressed by his very clean and elegant style, strongly inspired by the world of dance. By giving him this award, we secured him a supply of fabrics for two collections. And, just as we imagined, he has done an extraordinary collection with our fabrics,” commented Matteo and Marco Mantellassi, co-CEOs of Manteco. [...]

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2022 | 03 | 04 Manteco on SUPERZOOM

Manteco on SUPERZOOM

There is a great deal of focus on the pre-consumer circular economy in a bid to increase quality and reduce obsolescence. Manteco, a long-standing Prato-based company at the cutting-edge in zero-waste thinking, aims to focus on this particular concept with its Project43 and Project53. The first project aims to make the best use of existing materials, taking offcuts from the garment-makers working for Manteco and turning them into new luxury fabrics. [...]

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2022 | 02 | 15 Manteco on WWD

Manteco on WWD

Texworld and Première Vision Had Visitors Touching Fabric at Last. The marquee fabric fairs in Paris returned to a physical format, and designers cheered. Textile fairs Texworld Evolution Paris and Première Vision forged ahead with physical shows north of Paris, giving visitors eager to touch samples and meet in-person a chance to do so, despite the absence of attendees from Asia and other regions, leading to some quiet days. “It’s nice to come back, but it’s really a shame that we’re miss [...]

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