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WHO WE ARE

The BCF division offers a broad range of ECONYL® products which are engineered for the specific need of each customer. A team of 18 technicians from the Aquafil Carpet Center deals with technical color solutions to meet each client’s individual production, commercial and marketing requirements.

WHY

ARE ECONYL®BCF FIBERS

THE RIGHT CHOICE?

ECONYL® BCF fibers are made for architects, builders and designers looking for synthetic floor covering that aim to protect the future of our earth.

They are included on the list of materials eligible for LEED® points (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) as part of the definition of worldwide standards for eco-friendly buildings.

Our ECONYL® global collection

137 colors
now available
everywhere in the world

APPLICATIONS OF

ECONYL® BCF

BCF products are found in a wide range of applications such as carpets, carpet tiles, rugs, upholstery and automotive floorings and mats.

interior
design

Sustainable textile furnishing materials play an important role in green building practices. ECONYL® BCF fibers are on the list of materials that qualify for LEED® points (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). With ECONYL® BCF products, customers enjoy design freedom and functionality in the creation of textile floor coverings such as carpets, carpet tiles and rugs.

Automotive

ECONYL® automotive solutions make a contribution to green driving.
In an industry that is increasingly becoming more committed to sustainability, it's time automotive interiors play their part. ECONYL® fibers are used in textile components such as car upholstery, carpeting and mats. These fibers meet the highest quality, durability and safety standards demanded by top global car manufacturers.

BCF PRODUCTS MADE WITH
ECONYL® YARN

Enough talking. Our case studies are about proof. Browse our recent involvement in the BCF industry.

DESSO
ESSENTIALS - JEANS

No other textile has the iconic status of denim, the most worn fabric of all times. Inspired by the diversity of the authentic garment, Desso, a Tarkett company, has launched a new carpet tile called Jeans. Desso is constantly looking for honest and distinctive solutions to the need for creative and sustainable carpet designs. The creative and dynamic Jeans range enables designers and architects to create a characteristic look in an interior suited for a more informal look. Jeans comes standard with an EcoBase™ backing that is 100% recyclable in Desso’s own production process. In addition, it contains ECONYL® yarn - a 100% regenerated nylon made from recovered waste materials such as discarded fishing nets and yarn waste from Desso's own Refinity® recycling facility.

Tapibel
MYRIAD COLLECTION

Tapibel is presenting the Myriad collection featuring exceptional new qualities that take the established diversity and excellence typical of INCATI to the next level. Myriad consists of nine unique design and is suited for heavy commercial and contract use. It demonstrates tremendous versatility offering the possibility for creating a great variety of styles and moods.
The Myriad Collection is manufactured from 100% ECONYL® yarn, a 100% regenerated and regenerable fiber made from pre- and post-consumer Nylon 6 waste materials, further reducing INCATI’s environmental impact, while still meeting the highest quality, performance and durability standards.

Interface
WORLD WOVEN

World Woven collection by Interface is “inspired by handwoven fabrics from the 1950s and 1960s from Scandinavia, the British Isles, Asia and the Americas” and draws on the uncomplicated, imperfect yet beautiful nature of traditional hand-crafted materials. But the real Muse of the World Woven Collection is Misao Jo, the founder of “Saori”, a free-style hand weaving that emphasizes creativity and free expression.
This global collection, made with 100% ECONYL® fiber, was presented at London 2016 Clerkenwell design Week.

Desso
ESSENTIALS COLLECTION

In a world where the abundance of choice and varieties can be felt as a stimulant overload, Desso launches the new Essentials collection that draws inspiration from recognized icons with a clean and simple combination of texture and colors for an infinite number of flooring experiences.
The collection, made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn, is available in two design ranges: Traverse and Edges.

Suminoe
ECOS EX-7000

Suminoe has been the pioneer to new level of the sustainability concept in carpet tiles with ECOS® by innovative recycling technology of PVC backing materials from waste carpet tiles into fresh products. In combination with 100% regenerated Polyamide solution dyed yarn ECONYL® from pre- and post-consumer waste, Suminoe launched new carpet tile collection ECOS EX-7000 achieving utmost synergy to reach 83% total recycled content with 44% reduction of CO₂ compared to conventional products. EX-7000 is one of the most environment friendly products with 42 rich shades on basic texture towards heavy duty application.

Tandus Centiva
THIN LINES COLLECTION

Taking a nod from classic geometry, the Thin Lines Collection brings sophisticated line work to the next level, intentionally using pattern as a way to designate and connect spaces. Using a classic neutral palette juxtaposed with intense color play, the installation methods are as limited as your imagination. The Thin Lines Collection is made with ECONYL® fiber, made of 100% regenerated content, derived also from fishing nets and fluff from carpet flooring.

Danfloor
ECONOMIX COLLECTION

The ECONOMIX collection by Danfloor provides an exceptionally hardwearing flooring solution with a number of innovative performance characteristics, making it suited to a variety of demanding environments including the healthcare, education, commercial and hospitality sectors. Made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn, ECONOMIX is a range that has a strong environmental focus. Manufactures from pre- and post-consumer waste including items like abandoned fishing nets makes ECONOMIX 100% sustainable and fully recyclable at the end of its life.

Interface
HUMAN NATURE™ COLLECTION

Interface has been providing the carpet industry with premium products inspired by the earth’s natural habitats for years. The 2014 Human Nature™ Collection by Interface is no exception. The collection, made with 100% regenerated ECONYL® fiber is made from 81% total recycled content. These innovative designs leave consumers and designers feeling as if they are “a part of nature, not apart from nature.” The collection brings a calming and serene feeling that connects consumers back to the natural environment. With influences such as bamboo, stone, grass and more, the entire collection will reconnect you with your inner human nature.

Interface
NET EFFECT™ COLLECTION AT SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL

Net-Effect™ carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn, has been used inselect areas of San Francisco Travel’s new offices. The new office space on the 29th floor of One Front Street is a LEED® Gold Certified. Rapt Studio, driven by their commitment to sustainability, supervised the design of the new space ensuring the use of repurposed and salvaged materials whenever possible. Each design element is intended to reflect the uniqueness of the city the staff works so tirelessly to promote. Creativity, cutting edge design and commitment to sustainability are just a few qualities emphasized in the design of the office as well as the city it calls home.

Ege®
THE ECONYL® “GREEN RED CARPET” SHINES AT THE OBSERVER ETHICAL AWARDS

The ECONYL® brand and Ege® partnered to create the “green red carpet” for the 2014 Observer Ethical Awards in London. The carpet, made by Ege with ECONYL® regenerated yarn, served as the catwalk for the nominees of the sustainable fashion category. The regenerated carpet made the perfect runway to display the sustainable fashion pieces.

DESSO
DESSO AIRMASTER® WITH ECONYL® YARN AT SEDNA HOSPITAL

DESSO AirMaster® made with ECONYL® yarn was the selected product for the carpet at the SEDNA hospital in Mexico. The hospital focuses on preventive medicine and stresses the importance of managing our health before illness strikes. This product made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn was selected due to its ability to positively contribute to the indoor air quality of certain units and its compliance to Hospital Maintenance regulation. Desso was able to participate in the creation of the new building ‘Torre 2’ that has offices, hyperbaric medicine, plastic surgery clinic and services. The ECONYL® brand and Desso are proud to be part of this great project.

Interface
NET EFFECT™ COLLECTION

Interface is breaking through to new levels of environmental and social responsibility, sustainability and the next wave in product design. The Net Effect™ collection, made with 100% regenerated ECONYL® yarn, is inspired both by the ocean's life-giving power and its plight – marine life and habitats that are endangered by discarded fishing nets, acidification, over-fishing, pollution and climate change. Though Interface creates carpet tiles in the fixed angles of squares and planks, the colors in the Net Effect collection reflect the rippling waves of our oceans and seas, in blends of swirling sapphires, aqueous aquamarines and turbulent teals.

VORWERK
ECONYL® “GREEN RED CARPET” AT GREENTEC AWARDS

The ECONYL® brand and Vorwerk partnered, for the second year in a row to create the “green red carpet” for the GreenTec Awards 2014. The carpet, made by Vorwerk with ECONYL® regenerated yarn, was chosen for its sustainable story and efforts to free the world of nylon waste in order to protect precious raw materials. It was a perfect match for an awards ceremony honoring green technologies and raising awareness for the sustainable revolution.

DESSO
THE 'VISIONS OF...' COLLECTION

ECONYL® solution dyed yarn was used in the creation of the ‘Visions of...’ collection from European carpet manufacturer Desso. The designs of the collection are expressive without dominating their surroundings and are based on a unique combination of techniques. The compact, layered structure leads to a surprising surface effect in which the pattern appears and disappears depending on the angle from which it is viewed. The ‘Visions of...’ collection was recognized with a ‘red dot product design’ award, a quality seal for aesthetic forms and lasting trends.

ANKER-TEPPICHBODEN
THE 'JOIN' COLLECTION BY MARCEL WANDERS

The projects of designer/artist Marcel Wanders are a prime example of how a carpet made from 100% regenerated ECONYL® yarn can be used to create artistic buildings, with a very distinct feel. He uses carpet as an instrument of poetic presentation for rooms, as a symbiosis of technical perfection and creative extravagance. That's what Join is all about: exuberant artistic design featuring exotic details that evoke distant lands.

WHICH BRANDS USE ECONYL® MATERIAL?

moquetas rols
anker
arlex
aureus
balsan
belakos
betap
condor
desso
danfloor
dura
ege
EMCO/CRO
forbo
gradus
interface
lano
mercury
milliken
modulyss
Nordpfeil
object carpet
rinos
robusta
Signature Accord
tandus centiva
tecsom
toucan-t
tretford
zeno-protect
suminoe
ECGROUP
TAPIBEL
16 Feb 2017
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.

18 Jan 2017
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 […]
12 Oct 2016
The gold medal team for plastic and sustainability at Plasticity Forum London
Here is the video of the panel discussion “Weaving sustainability into our textiles” that took place at Plasticity Forum London on September 21st. The event was part of the London Design Festival and sought to bridge the […]
07 Oct 2016
Milliken underlines its commitment to the environment by partnering with Healthy Seas
Leading global designer and manufacturer of floor coverings, Milliken, has joined 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear'. Healthy Seas aims to recover discarded fishing […]
03 Oct 2016
The ECONYL® Regeneration System at Plasticity Forum with Net-Works and Auria
On September the 21st, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO & President of Aquafil, was in London to talk at Plasticity Forum (part of the London Design Festival). The event aimed at bringing the design community into the big discussion on the future of […]

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