Portugal-based Tintex, caters to the athleisure and street sportswear markets. The company makes a sustainable range of precision, modern hybrid jersey fabrics. It has expertise in specialist dyeing and finishing techniques, coatings and applications designed with the latest equipments and processes. The collection called Naturally Advanced uses at least 60 per cent more sustainable materials such as Tencel, organic cotton, natural organic linen, and Ecotec by Marchi and Fildi, the smart cotton from pre-consumer scraps that saves water.
Now Tintex has made a range using GRS certified Roica premium stretch yarn, half of which comes from recycled pre-consumer waste. Other innovations include an extra fine jersey in 44 gauge using micro modal with an extra soft, water based coating for a translucent, sensual fashion tech product; luxurious base layers in extra fine gauges with improved breathable and thermo regulating performance, combined with moisture control, for the women’s wear luxury athleisure market, jerseys using BCI cotton, with a sensory touch and UV sensitive prints on an advanced water-based, formaldehyde and solvent-free coating for a sparkling reflective touch; new responsible blends that
mix Tencel, recycled polyester and Roica Eco Smart family for extra high-tech multi performance benefits; and BCI cotton brushed fleece with a sophisticated iridescence.