“TO GO BEYOND OURSELVES MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE BY PIONEERING CLOSED LOOP REGENERATION PROCESSES AND DELIVERING 100% SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS.”
GIULIO BONAZZI – CHAIRMAN, AQUAFIL GROUP
The ECONYL® brand was inspired by Giulio Bonazzi, President and CEO of the Aquafil Group. He firmly believes in maximizing sustainability through closed-loop manufacturing systems.
What started as a sustainability initiative in 2007 soon became a milestone and commercial driver within Aquafil. This vision was brought to life with the determination, dedication and ingenuity of Aquafil employees. Four years of research and development and nearly €25 million were invested in order to make this dream a reality and create the ECONYL® Regeneration Process.
A LEADER IN POLYMERIZATION AND SYNTHETIC FIBERS PRODUCTION
Aquafil is a global leader in the synthetic fibers industry. Since its founding in 1969, the company has been a pioneer in terms of quality and innovation.
At Aquafil, sustainability is not just a commitment, but a strategic business decision that leads to continuous investments in capital and knowledge. Year after year, the Aquafil Group continues to achieve outstanding results due to the entrepreneurial passion towards sustainability.
In 2016 the Group employs more than 2,700 people at 16 facilities in Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, UK, the USA, Thailand and China. Aquafil’s headquarters are located in Arco, Italy.
Aquafil’s Path toward Full Sustainability
TOTAL WATER CONSUMPTION WAS REDUCED BY
WE INCREASED the amount of recycled non-hazardous waste (paper, plastic, wood and miscellaneous) by
THE WORLD BY CHANGING OUR WAY OF THINKING
We embrace this journey towards a radical new way of production with our shared values, entrepreneurial passion and courage:
differently and push
the boundaries of conventionalism
changes in business,
society and the environment
traditional structures by adapting them to changes and break prevailing paradigms of industrial production
well equipped to do the unthinkable, tapping into unknown opportunities through belief, innovation and action