ntf

NYLON TEXTILE
FILAMENTS

WHO WE ARE

The NTF division specializes in developing ECONYL® yarns for leading European weavers and apparel brands. Through continuous research, we support our customers in the creation of new textile products that respond to the latest fashion trends and the demand for high-tech clothing and sportswear.

WHAT

WE MAKE

All ECONYL® NTF products come with the same purity and performance characteristics as virgin quality nylon. Our filaments are ideal to make high-quality garments that are durable, lightweight, breathable and environmentally friendly.

WHY

IT'S THE RIGHT CHOICE

ECONYL® NTF YARNS ARE THE PERFECT FIT FOR GARMENTS THAT LOOK AND FEEL GREAT. AVAILABLE IN ANY STYLE AND COLOR, ECONYL® MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO CONSUME WITH A GOOD CONSCIENCE

APPLICATIONS sectors

ECONYL® ntf

Fashion, underwear, sportswear, hosiery, swimwear. ECONYL® NTF products influence future ventures of leading European weavers and apparel brands.

Fashion

Many of today’s high-end designers are supporting a more sustainable approach to fashion. Stylish clothes, accessories, hosiery and the most exquisite lingerie are all types of garments that can be created from ECONYL® fibers.

Sports

Think of high-performance sportswear, swimwear, and outdoor apparel that can be also sustainable and eco-friendly.
Think ECONYL®!

NTF PRODUCTS MADE WITH
ECONYL® YARN

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

PROTECTIVE
SEQUENCE GROUP

PROTECTIVE, that is active life, in and with nature. Therefore, it is important for us to contribute to a
healthy environment. For this reason, we use ECONYL® for our men and women's cycling shorts
SEQUENCE group.
The PROTECTIVE SEQUENCE group has an ergonomic cut, flat seams for a comfortable fit and broad
leg cuffs with elastic band.

FIRST BASE
The ultimate effortless wardrobe

First Base is a lifestyle brand that is all about the understated. Being a foundations brand, First Base offers the building blocks to create the ultimate effortless wardrobe. Taking the fight against the environmental impact one step further, First Base has teamed up with Carbon Neutral PTY LTD & has implemented the tree planting scheme. All First Base and FIRST BASE FIT garments are designed in Bondi, Australia using ECONYL® Regenerated Yarn. Garments are ethically manufactured in china by factories who have been independently audited & certified WRAP (World Responsible Accredited Production) compliant

BAREKINI
Eco Swimwear

Thoughtfully designed and sourced, BAREkini is made with love in Southern California from regenerated ECONYL® nylon yarn. Simple, sexy, and functional bikinis with a renewed fit that are designed to actually move and swim in. BAREkini offers exceptional and lasting quality, launching our first line with 3 styles of truly supportive tops and 3 styles of bottoms that range in coverage. 10% of profits donated to help keep our oceans clean and save marine life.

WHIP APPEAL
ART+FASHION&SUSTAINABILITY

Whip Appeal of Sweden is a Swedish based brand inspired by the collaboration of art and fashion design. We work with young up and coming artists to create fun and unique wearable art.
The Whip Appeal team has a passion and appreciation for the environment and society. Whip Appeal sources high quality recycled fibers and creates swimwear in factories where safety and fair pay are in practice. Among the ingredients used is our ECONYL® 100% regenerated nylon.
“Whip Appeal” is the phenomenon where a person is so sexy and beautiful that one gets whiplash from turning their head to have a second look. Our swimsuits provide our clients with “whip appeal”.

VOLCOM
SIMPLY SOLID SWIM

Volcom Women’s introduces our first-ever ocean friendly swim collection, Simply Solid Swim, composed of 78% ECONYL® regenerated yarn produced by recycling fishnets and other discarded nylons. These ghost nets haunt our oceans and have a propensity to harm marine life below the surface. Recovered nets are “upcycled” to help avoid this risk to marine life. We’re caught up in a good thing. True To This

DAVY J
THE WASTE COLLECTION

Davy J is a new beachwear brand that is made for open water life.
Designed to survive a dive, pull off a cliff jump or handle a waterfall, Davy J is a new kind of beachwear that you can actually swim in. The ingredient for swimwear fabric is our ECONYL® regenerated yarn.

EARLY FISH
CHILDREN SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

“Early fish” is a German brand of sustainable beach- and homewear for women and children. The colorful swimsuit collection, for small pirates und mermaids, will be made using 100% ECONYL® regenerated yarn, in Germany and Poland with high social standards.

MARIAZ
SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

Mariaz is a Colombian swimwear brand based in London. The brand aesthetic heavily focuses on the handmade detailed finishes using crochet in the process and VITA fabric made with 100% regenerated ECONYL® fibre. Mariaz takes responsibility on sustainable and ethical practices within the sourcing and making of their products with the vision to promote craftsmanship and create fashion-forward and eco-consious designs.

LOUD+PROUD
CHILDREN SWIMWEAR COLLECTION

Loud+Proud is a German brand specialized in children clothing. It was founded in 2008 with priority on the combination of sustainability, fair production and a special style. They decided to use our ECONYL® regenerated yarn for their 2015 swimwear collection and are now presenting their second swimwear collection for 2016. They produce in Portugal, Hungary and Germany and monitor every single production step.

FOURTH ELEMENT
OCEAN POSITIVE SWIMWEAR

The Ocean Positive swimwear collection has a simple minimalist and practical design and is made with a blend of Lycra and ECONYL® nylon yarn coming from pre- and post-consumer waste material like for example abandoned fishing nets recovered from the seas. This swimwear collection is designed especially for wearing under a wetsuit, so some bikini styles have no clasps; others have a single clasp or tie, to be more comfortable.

SHAPES IN THE SAND
ECO FUTURE SWIMWEAR

Shapes in the Sand is an Australian swim and lifestyle wear label. With a strong focus to create swimwear which has a minimal impact on the environment. Each piece is made sustainably and ethically from the very first stages of sourcing, designing and producing a collection. Prints are inspired by our natural world and different environments. Shapes uses ECONYL® a 100% regenerated fibre, derived from discarded nylon fishing nets found at the bottom of the ocean and products which are at the end of their product life. Designed, printed and handmade locally in Australia, this swimwear is made to last season after season.

SUMMERLOVE SWIMWEAR
ECO COLLECTION 2014

Designer Vanessa Rivers launched the new sexy, sustainable swimwear line SUMMERLOVE SWIMWEAR from inspirations of her travels, love surfing and her hometown of Santa Barbara.
This fresh, new line of mix and match separates makes going green fun, flirty and affordable. All swimwear is produced in California and designed with 100% regenerated ECONYL® fiber from pre- and post-consumer waste materials. These swimsuits are luxuriously soft, extremely durable and offer a wide range of benefits that are set to revolutionize the swimwear industry.

LA PERLA
THE 'AFRICA-ZANZIBAR' COLLECTION

La Perla has always been synonymous with luxury and great style, but the Italian company known worldwide for its lingerie and beachwear collections has gone further. By using the 100% regenerated ECONYL® fibers, their products are now sustainable without any loss of quality. Lightweight and very comfortable, the collection fits like a glove, providing high breathability and quick drying.

AURIA LONDON
Auria x Margot Bowman collection

Diana Auria launched her brand after completing the Contour degree at London College of Fashion in 2012. The collection is based around the Greek goddess of hunting, and is as colorful and vibrant as can be. This collection is truly an excellent example of how sustainable fabrics can look just as beautiful as others. The collection is made in the UK and printed on 100% regenerated ECONYL nylon yarn. Auria was highly recommended for ‘Best Sustainable Fashion Designer’ at the prestigious Sustainable City Awards in 2013

ADIDAS
'LOW WASTE PRODUCTION' SWIMWEAR

Adidas made a concerted effort to produce quality performance products with minimum waste in pieces of their 2014 swimwear collection. ECONYL® cutting-edge fibers were chosen to produce these eco-friendly swimsuits for athletes who are looking for ways to reduce the impact on the planet.
The company estimate the sale of more than 750,000 swimsuits made from recycled materials by the end of 2014.

WAVE-O
THE 'BE MORE ECO' COLLECTION

Wave-O is an Italian brand based in Milan focusing on fashionable t-shirts. In March 2014, Wave-O collaborated with the ECONYL® brand to present a new collection of t-shirts made with the sustainable Nylon yarn, merino wool and Swarovski crystals. The “Be More Eco” collection consists of brightly colored t-shirts with witty sayings such as, “BE COOL BE ECO”, “PLASTIC LOVE” and “I WEAR RECYCLED FABRIC”. The t-shirts draw attention to the sustainability movement with their loud phrases referencing recycling and being more ecological.
VIDEO:Be More Eco launch

Triumph
The Triaction collection

Available in the 2014 Autumn/Winter collection, the Triumph bra offers a high level of support for the most extreme athletes. Pieces from the Triaction Collection are made with 100% regenerated ECONYL(R) nylon and combine other eco-friendly features to create the best sportswear imaginable. These new, one-of-a-kind bras feature an unprecedented and exciting journey. With materials from regenerated pre- and post-consumer waste, this eco-friendly collection is helping to save the environment and eliminate waste from the world's seas.

Arena
Training swimsuits

The Arena training collection is made with the latest Arena Waterfeel X-Life® eco fabric, which uses 80% ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn and 20% elastane Lycra. The colors are vivid and with stylish pattern. Available for men, women and children, these training swimsuits are synonymous with comfort, fit and mobility. The collection offers more resistance to chlorine degradation and enhanced protection from fit loss due to the harsh pool environment thanks to its Waterfeel technology.

Koru Swimwear
The Eco collection

High-end swimwear made from 100% regenerated ECONYL® yarn.
Koru is a small company based in Florida that began with the idea to provide eco-friendly swimwear for women who seek quality, function, fashion-forward trends, and a sense of environmental responsibility. This is why designers Julie Brockmeyer Stine and April Slater decided to incorporate eco-friendly fabrics and responsible textile manufacturing processes to swimwear for both sport and leisure.

WHICH BRANDS USE ECONYL® MATERIAL

JVRNEY
AKONITE
VITAMIN A
CABUYA
FIRST BASE
RE-BELLO
GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE
IBEX
EVERYBODY SUN & SWIMWEAR
LOKA SWIMWEAR
ARCTIC FLAMINGO
BAREKINI
SAMANATA YOGI
SHORE THING OUTFITTERS
FISCH
CANTIKSWIMWEAR
MINDWEAR
SCROC
FITICO SPORTSWEAR
NOTRAIL
SOBER & NAKED
ELLE EVANS
VOLCOM
NAU
RALUA
MISS JANNA
TERNUA
BYRON ACTIVE YOGA
ANGRY EARTH
EARLY FISH
HELLY HANSEN
KUNERT
ADIDAS
SALT GYPSY
PROTECTIVE
DAVY J
FINISTERRE
RAPANUI
MARIAZ
WOODLIKE OCEAN
FUGA192
TCHIBO
WHIP APPEAL
KOSTA SWIM
NOW_THEN
INASKA
DIVESANGHA
RUBYMOON
FOURTH ELEMENT
ROSEL
RESET PRIORITY
SPEEDO
TRIPLE2
OUTERKNOWN
BOOB
AMA SWIMWEAR
TEKO
LOUD+PROUD
ARENA
ASICS
AURIA LONDON
KORU
SHAPES IN THE SAND
SUMMERLOVE
TRIUMPH
WAVE-O
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 […]
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 […]
09 Sep 2016
Exclusive ECONYL® reusable bags at Anne de Carbuccia’s Art Exhibition in NYC
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 […]
01 Jul 2016
A new collaboration with German swimwear brand Woodlike Ocean

Woodlike Ocean is a sustainable swimwear label created by Sonja and Mauricio Palma, wife - husband duo, partners, both sharing a deep love for the ocean, exotic beaches, and a healthy lifestyle.

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