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Gramicci Hemp Facts for Natural Performance Technology
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Sep '10
Gramicci is again the originating, introducing NPT- Natural Performance Technology an all organic or recycled, sustainably produced, performance apparel that has the signature renowned Gramicci worn, weathered, perfectly imperfect, signature look and appeal.

-Fiercely committed to doing less harm to the environment, in under the leadership of Marty Weening- 2005 President of Gramicci, has taken the brand from zero to now over 70% made of all organic or blends of organic and recycled materials.

-The dyes in these garments are LIGD low impact,
-Fair labor compliant manufacturing and certified organic with low impact manufacturing by GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) OE blended and OE 100.
-We use 50% water-recycled water also used in the process, plus 60% less chemicals,
-Finishes use natural molecular enzyme finishes and ice shard weathering techniques.

Gramicci's Exclusive Hemp Knits:

Our summer weight exclusive hemp weave is ultra lightweight and durable (the Camura DT and Senna Hemp). Knitted in a “Double Traverse” patented diagonal knit by custom machines imported and wholly owned by Gramicci. This knit absorbs 6-8 times the moisture of synthetic blends and a more durable yarn by the nature of its yarn length. Made with a “slub” fiber that is knotted fiber, adds texture and loft for breathability.

-Hemp is an anti-microbial fiber - virtually eliminating bacteria associated with body odor. The Double traverse knitting is a porous knit promoting ventilation and faster drying capabilities. Hemp's long fiber make naturally highly durable.

-Gramicci is also a vertical manufacturer, as a major investor in re-claimed toxic lands in China- we are revitalizing the barren land with the re-cooperative properties of the hemp plantations. This process is called “phyto-remediation”, in 2 years, or 20 crops the land is fertile and viable for additional land usage.

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