Founded in 1989, Coltex started its activities with a small accessories store and today is a highlight in the Brazilian textile market. And in this trajectory, which has already added up to more than 32 years, Coltex has built its image producing high quality fabrics, performance and versatility, for the Fitness, Beachwear and Lingerie segments.
Its concern is to exceed customer and market expectations, which is why large investments are made in research and studies on the main trends platforms in the world. In addition, Coltex Têxtil's management is guided by the development of people and sustainable market growth, contributing to the progress of the community and the country.
On July 1, 1989, a small clothing store was born, named Colcha de Retalhos. This would be the starting point of the trajectory, until a Coltex reference in innovation and textile technologies.
This year, we started the production of fabrics for the Fitness and Lingerie lines, presenting articles with quality and special characteristics for the best performance of each segment.
Observing the large growth of the team, high market demand and the need to expand the structure to deliver more and more textile innovations, the manufacturing park was expanded, in which it is until today.
This year marks the construction of the second block in the industrial park.
Implementation of the Metanoic methodology, further developing the team and strengthening customer service.
Already with high quality products aimed at the Beachwear segment, Emana® technology enters the fabric line.
The sales of fabrics in digital printing begin, combining surface quality and the possibility of more types of printed bases.
Thinking beyond the sustainability of Coltex's structure, the sale of Speed Soul Eco ecological fabric begins, bringing the benefits of Amni Soul Eco® technology, the only biodegradable polyamide yarn in the world.
In 2019, in partnership with Ecoa, Coltex installed 792 solar modules. The investment in renewable energy is a source of pride and is part of the Clean Energy project, using natural resources to generate energy and not pollute the environment.
In a year full of challenges, Coltex Têxtil conquers a new certification: ABVTEX. This certification aims to promote sustainable fashion, through an ethical, responsible, innovative, competitive and transparent production chain .
LYCRA® fibers have redefined comfort, fit, freedom of movement and shape retention in virtually every garment category since its first use as a substitute for rubber more than 50 years ago.Know more
Emana® is Rhodia's intelligent polyamide 6.6 yarn with long infrared technology that converts human body heat into benefits for skin care and sporting performance.Know more
Some Coltex fabrics feature Rhodia's Amni polyamide yarns with UV Protection technology, offering maximum protection against UV-A and UV-B with SPF 50+, protecting the skin against the harmful effects of the sun, preventing the appearance of spots and photo-aging in the places covered by clothing with this technology.Know more
The Amni® line epitomizes the high quality of Solvay polyamide 6.6 textile yarns in terms of innovation, excellent performance, extreme comfort, raw material origin and functionality.Know more
To further its commitment to the preservation of the planet and to provide sustainable solutions for the textile industry, Rhodia has developed the Amni Soul Eco®, the only biodegradable polyamide yarn in the world.Know more
Amni® Virus-Bac OFF is a polyamide yarn with antiviral and antibacteriano in its polymer matrix, it has the function of block the cross contamination of viruses and bacteria. And it includes enveloped viruses, how it is classified those of the influenza, herpesvirus, coronavirus category.Know more
New Age is a Coltex’s technology, a developed fabric from PET bottles recycling, the line of products New Age is perfect for who wants to line up the sports performance and the respect with the environment.Know more
Allies with the new tendencies of consumption, Responsible Water is the new line of exclusive products from Coltex, that possesses more than 500% of reduction of water in the productive process from 144 liters per kilo of fabric to 8 liters per kilo of fabric er kilos of manufactured fabricKnow more
Also known as clean energy, solar energy allows the production of electrical energy through a renewable resource, sunlight. For this reason, unlike fossil fuels, it does not emit polluting gases such as: nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon dioxide (CO2) and sulfur dioxide (SO2), which are harmful to health and the environment. In addition to polluting the planet, these gases are also responsible for global warming and compromise the access of future generations to energy sources. At Coltex Têxtil, more than 32% of its energy comes from renewable sources, we have more than 790 solar panels, totaling more than 277.20KWp.Know more
In recent years, Coltex has been investing in techniques that are less harmful to the environment, in this way digital fabric printing comes to meet our goals. Reproduction of this fabric stamping method allows for a greater wealth of details, colors and shapes. The main Coltex fabrics that are digitally printed are: Copacabana, Jurerê, Pier, Legend, Sporty, among others.
Emana® is smart yarn with bioactive properties. Studies have shown that the use of garments containing this yarn reduces cellulite, promotes greater sports performance, reduces muscle fatigue and balances the body's thermoregulation. Its DNA was built to stimulate blood microcirculation and cellular metabolism. Coltex fabrics that have Emana® technology, include: Emana Fit, Emana Mescla and Matrix Emana.
The coast of Brazil is 7491 kilometers long.
According to the IHRSA Global Report, Brazil is the second country with the highest number of fitness center per inhabitant.
The Lingerie market makes more than $ 30 billion worldwide annually.