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11 Oct 2016

STREET ART TO REPRESENT THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF NYLON AT AQUAFIL’S HEADQUARTERS

During this past weekend on the external wall of Aquafil’s headquarters in Arco (Trento), Italy, a 40-meter graffiti appeared. It is a creative representation of the production process of Nylon, commissioned by Aquafil to a group of writers from a local cultural organization called Associazione AnDROmeda. This association has the mission to promote all minor arts […]

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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 nets from the seas and to regenerate them into high-quality ECONYL® yarn, which is subsequently turned into brand-new products such as Milliken carpets. Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at […]

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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 plastic sustainability. Bonazzi talked about the ECONYL® regeneration system during a panel discussion about “Weaving sustainability […]

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04 Aug 2016

NEW SIREN CARPET COLLECTION MADE WITH ECONYL® STAYCLEAN YARN BY CAVALIER BREMWORTH

With a big launch event taking place on the 3rd of August in Auckland, New Zealand, carpet manufacturer Cavalier Bremworth launched a new collection made with ECONYL® StayClean regenerated yarn. The name of the collection is Siren and takes inspiration from fishing nets recovered from the seas. These nets are one of the waste materials that enter the ECONYL® Regeneration System and, […]

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04 Jul 2016

MEDIUM – THE FUTURE OF DESIGN IS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our […]

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01 Jul 2016

HANDCRAFT COLLECTION BY MODULYSS: WHERE NATURE MEETS CRAFT

Nature gives us so much to work with – from colors, shapes and patterns to materials to construct everything we can dream of. So isn’t it great when we can find a way to preserve nature by using sustainable materials in our products?  We are proud to partner with modulyss®, who has recently designed the Handcraft […]

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30 Jun 2016

AQUAFIL USA IS CARE “RECYCLER OF THE YEAR” FOR CARPET RECYCLING THROUGH THE ECONYL® REGENERATION SYSTEM

Aquafil USA was named Recycler of the Year for 2015 by Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) for its historic and continuous efforts in carpet recycling through the ECONYL® Regeneration System. AquafilUSA is in fact the main plant for processing Nylon 6 carpet waste coming from all across North America. Reclamation of used carpet fibers and other nylon waste […]

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17 Jun 2016

AQUAFIL PARTNERS SCORE BIG AT NEOCON 2016 WITH ECONYL® YARN

More than 40,000 participants descended upon the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL June 13-15 for NeoCon 2016.  NeoCon is North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors and attracts architecture and design professionals from around the world. This show is so massive that Aquafil has a permanent showroom on the 11th floor, and our impressive yarn […]

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31 May 2016

WORLD WOVEN COLLECTION BY DAVID OAKEY AT CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK 2016

Last Wednesday, during the Clerkenwell design Week 2016 in London, the inspiring American designer David Oakey presented for the first time in Europe, his latest global collection designed for Interface using 100% ECONYL® fiber: the World WovenTM CollectionCollection. World WovenTM is a collection “inspired by handwoven fabrics from the 1950s and 1960s from Scandinavia, the British Isles, Asia and the Americas” and […]

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20 Apr 2016

The “Rocky Station” wins REGENERATION competition

Last weekend, the second edition of the REGENERATION 64h design competition came to an end. The yellow team, one of the three teams of architects and engineers participating, won the contest with the best renovation project for the chosen building: the historical bus station of Arco (Trento). The project follows the principles of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) for […]

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15 Apr 2016

Meet the Regenerators!

Right now, the REGENERATION 64 hours nonstop design competition based on the principles of Living Building protocol is taking place. The three teams have been locked in the Centrale di Fies for 3 days now, and this will be their last day to come up with a project of sustainable re-qualification of an existing public building that was revealed only Wednesday […]

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12 Apr 2016

Aquafil with the ECONYL® brand at the REGENERATION event

Within a few hours we will participate to REGENERATION, an event that has a lot in common with our brand of regenerated yarn, ECONYL®. The REGENERATION 2016 conference will take place near our headquarter in Italy, in the Trentino region. It is a 64-hours European design competition organized by Macro Design Studio in collaboration with the International Living Future and the […]

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