Italian jersey producer Brugnoli, has attained first place in Munich Fabric Start’s High Tex awards. Compared to conventional processes, Br4 technology by Brugnoli uses 20 per cent less water and energy. Brugnoli has been granted a double European patent for its Br4 technology: production process and fabric.
Cocccon secured second place at the fair for environmentally conscious production of luxurious textiles and innovative silk denim. Silkworms hatch by piercing and trimming the cocoon and are not killed in hot water as in conventional silk production. The fabrics, which come with an anti–allergic finish, are handwoven at a fair price and dyed without toxic chemicals.
The Reca Group was awarded third place for its process for avoiding product copies. The Italian specialist for packaging, cards as well as plastic and metal labels focuses on high–frequency embossing and printing on polyurethane. Depending on the perspective, different logotypes and colors are created.
Munich Fabric Start’s High Tex award supports and recognises the extensive and often costly commitment of innovative and creative companies in cooperation with innovative brands to set novel and sustainable product impulses. Companies are recognized for their overall strategic commitment with regard to resource–saving process solutions, innovative product development as well as process implementation and marketability.