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2022 | 07 | 22 Manteco on VOGUE

Manteco on VOGUE

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Si deve ad Alessandro Vigilante l’irruzione del dancewear nelle collezioni moda: non un capriccio passeggero bensì un battesimo di nuovi pezzi basici, già irrinunciabili per ogni stile e in tutte le stagioni. [...] Anche la mia ultima collezione invernale è ecosostenibile all’85%, tutto certificato, grazie alla collaborazione con Manteco, azienda leader nei tessuti di ultima generazione».  [...]
2022 | 07 | 19 Manteco on THE MATERIALS’ GREEN BOOK by Superzoom

Manteco on THE MATERIALS’ GREEN BOOK by Superzoom

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Certifications are very important and in the last three years they have almost become fundamental for brands, as they help trace the supply chain and ensure compliance with as much as possible social and environmental standards from upstream to downstream [...]
2022 | 07 | 18 Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

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

2022 | 07 | 14 Manteco on FASHION NETWORK

Manteco on FASHION NETWORK

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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 [...]

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

Manteco on CORRIERE DELLA SERA – PIANETA 2030

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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". [...]

2022 | 05 | 10 Manteco on MDPI

Manteco on MDPI

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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® [...]

2022 | 05 | 10 Manteco on ECOTEXTILE

Manteco on ECOTEXTILE

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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. [...]

2022 | 04 | 28 Manteco on MET

Manteco on MET

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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.  [...]

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

Manteco on I’M FIRENZE DIGEST

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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 [...]

2022 | 03 | 24 Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

Manteco on THE SPIN OFF

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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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