Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / German firm inks deal with Tasmanian wool growers
German firm inks deal with Tasmanian wool growers
02
May '13
German-based Ortovox, a leading manufacturer of merino clothing for mountain climbers, has inked a deal with the Tasmanian wool farmers to purchase approx. 25-30 tonnes of merino wool. Ortovox has joined hands with the Tasmania’s foremost wool broker Roberts Ltd which TMC has partnered with for over 5 years and has worked with to procure the wool for Ortovox. 
 
Tasmania, an island state located in the Australian continent, is known for its high-quality, high-performance clean premium merino wool. 
 
Speaking to fibre2fashion, CEO of Ortovox Sportartikel Gmbh, Mr. Christian Schneidermier said, “Good merino wool is fine enough to prevent itching (18 microns at Ortovox); uniform and stable enough that the fine fibers will not break and so pure that only the smallest amount of water and soap is needed to clean it. Tasmanian wool provides us the necessary quality.”
 
According to him, the wide open land and the farsighted farmers with over 180 years of experience provide the sheep with the best conditions to life. “These are only a few reasons for Tasmania to produce the world's most advanced wool fiber with the highest quality and due to the fact that we also need the highest quality, we use Tasmanian wool,” he informs.
 
“The company is planning to import approx. 25-30 tonnes of Tasmanian wool and we see a great possibility to build and cultivate a long term relationship, where both sides end up as winners," he opines
 
Mr. Eric Hutchinson, marketing manager of Roberts Ltd, says, “The deal with Ortovox will promote Tasmanian wool in the European market, which will help farmers in Tasmania to expand their business in the region.” 
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Indian textile & apparel exports fall 13% in Jan 2018

A decline of 13 per cent year-on-year has been observed in the...

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

Brazilian cotton prices move up in first fortnight

Cotton prices rose in Brazil in the first fortnight of February, as...

Courtesy: OrganoClick

Textiles | On 17th Feb 2018

OrganoClick introduces OrganoTex for water repellency

OrganoClick has introduced OrganoTex, a textile impregnation product...

Interviews View All

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Luke Otten
Wigwam Mills Inc

Wigwam aims to recycle discarded yarn that doesn’t make it through the...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.3%
No
12.9%
Skip
16.8%

Total Votes: 101

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.4%
No
29.7%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 101

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.1%
No
8.9%
Skip
3.0%

Total Votes: 101

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.2%
No
7.9%
Skip
8.9%

Total Votes: 101


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search