23 Mar 2017
Giulio Bonazzi at the 5th Responsible Business Summit in New York

On Monday, March 27th, Aquafil’s Chaiman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi will be speaking at the 5th Responsible Business Summit in New York. The event will take place on the 27th and 28th of March and is organized by Ethical Corporation. Giulio Bonazzi will speak in a round table together with David Rosenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of AeroFarms and […]

The New Maesh Unlimited Collection by TOUCAN-T

The innovative high-tech tile maesh unlimited by TOUCAN-T is the result of creative design and the latest tufting technology. The goal was the creation of a structured carpet tile which visually connects form and floor space. Through its fine high-low-optics, seamless transitions can be created. maesh unlimited is made with ECONYL® 100% regenerated yarn and combines product […]

14 Feb 2017
Rey Swimwear launches new collection made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn

Swimsuit designer Jessica Rey, founder of Rey Swimwear has developed sustainable swimsuit designs partnering with our company, Aquafil, to create designs that incorporate our ECONYL® 100% regenerated Nylon. Rey’s collection will include one-piece, two-piece and kids’ swimwear lines and will offer popular designs with women’s confidence, comfort, and timeless style in mind. The company was […]

20 Jan 2017
Giulio Bonazzi at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin

On January 19th, our CEO Giulio Bonazzi participated in a panel discussion in Berlin at the Ethical Fashion Show. The subject was “Plastics in our waters: The role of the textile industry”. The moderator was Dr. Bernhard Bauske of WWF and the other guests were: Alexander Nolte (Langbrett), Michael Spitzbarth (Bleed), and Angele Zettner (Manufactum). […]

Domotex 2017: Inspiration, Color and Pure Design

There was a lot going on both outside and inside our booth this year at Domotex. Let’s start from outside, as we are very proud to announce that Aquafil with ECONYL® yarns was selected for the “Innovation@Domotex”! As such, we were granted a spot in the special area of the exhibition where our five new […]

20 Dec 2016
7 tips to help grow your circular economy business

The webinar about “Growing a circular economy” by Ethical Corporation just ended but we would like to share with you some final tips to help grow circular economy. The tips come from the final discussion among Timothy R. Basilone, Vice President – Environmental Affairs at Horsehead Corporation, Scott O’Connell, Director of Environmental Affairs at Dell […]

09 Sep 2016

On Tuesday 13th of September, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, will be attending the opening of Anne de Carbuccia’s exhibition “ONE • One Planet One Future” at Westbeth Artists Community on the West Side of Manhattan (NY). “I build ‘shrines’ to time,” says the artist who photographs large images of landscapes in which an hourglass and a […]

23 May 2016
A Journey into the ECONYL® Regeneration System

The ECONYL® Regeneration System is a unique process that allows Aquafil to produce 100% regenerated Nylon yarn using waste material instead of fossil raw material. The ECONYL® regenerated yarn is now used by the most important brands both in the carpet industry and the textile and fashion one. But how was the beginning of this adventure? Which were the difficulties […]

19 May 2016
Happy birthday ECONYL®!

Five years ago, on May 19th 2011, Giulio Bonazzi cut the ribbon of the ECONYL® plant in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The journey of the Aquafil Group through recycling started some years before and had been full of adventures and experimentations. We started using our own waste, then mixed virgin caprolactam (our prime raw material) with the regenerated material from pre-consumer […]

05 May 2016
Embracing the Circular Economy – Pioneers Creating New Business Value

Tomorrow Mr. Edi Kraus, General Manager of former Yulon and now AquafilSLO, will participate at the first international conference of Circular Change, “Embracing the Circular Economy – Pioneers Creating New Business Value” organized by Giacomelli Media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Mr. Kraus will be talking about the ECONYL® Regeneration System and the experience of Aquafil into sustainability and the circular economy. Aquafil […]

02 Mar 2016
Aquafil wins the Italian Radical Green Award during the Green Week

On Friday, March 4th, Giulio Bonazzi, President and CEO of Aquafil, will receive the “Radical Green 2016 Award” for 10 stories of sustainable innovation. Aquafil will receive the prize for its efforts in improving the sustainability of its process, especially for the ECONYL® Regeneration Process that allows the regeneration of Nylon 6 waste into yarn for new textiles […]

11 Feb 2016
Carvico and Jersey Lomellina join the Healthy Seas initiative

Our long time partners Carvico and Jersey Lomellina, which produce high-tech knitted fabrics for swimwear, sportswear, underwear and outerwear, have announced their participation in the Healthy Seas initiative, a journey from waste to wear. Having always focused on preserving the environment, Carvico and Jersey Lomellina are aware of the fact that implementing a sustainable production policy is no […]

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