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Spanish firm Textil Santanderina bags Oeko-tex certificate

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Aug '12
In times of great competitive pressure, textile companies – particularly those based in Europe – face many challenges. The most successful are those which actively invest in innovative product quality, highly efficient processes, extensive service as well as optimally trained employees. The Spanish fabric supplier Textil Santanderina, S.A. additionally employs environmentally friendly methods at all stages of production and has been certified as an environmentally friendly production site according to OEKO-TEX Standard 1000 since 2008.

Innovative concepts

Textil Santanderina, S.A. was formed in 1923 by Hermanos González Cossio The company is located in Cabézon de la Sal, in the Cantabria region in the north of Spain. With a total of 350 employees divided between the sectors spinning, weaving, dyeing and finishing, a total production area of 44,000 m² and a production capacity of 30 million meters of fabric and 5400 tons of yarn per year the company meets the demand for high-quality cotton and mixed fabrics for clothing, workwear and technical textiles.

First-rate qualities and a pronounced customer focus play a vital role for the economic success. According to Juan Parés, CEO, this also involves other guarantors for lasting business success: “All our state-of-the-art equipment is oriented towards greatest possible efficiency with regard to our wide range of products with over 500 articles. To be competitive in this fast-moving industry we also maintain a clear focus on innovations.”

The in-house research and development department identifies trends, using them as a basis for continuously working on new solutions and concepts for customers as well as innovative process concepts. The concept of sustainability also plays a prominent role in the company. “We already realised years ago that the public's awareness for environmental protection and sustainability has changed. Many people today are concerned about safe products and their environmentally friendly production. This is reflected by our certifications according to OEKOTEX  Standard 100 and 1000”, explains Juan Parés.

Safe products

The company had the first items from the range certified according to OEKOTEX  Standard 100 as early as 1998. By now all collections and products meet the strict human ecology requirements of OEKO-TEX Standard 100.

The wide product range of Textil Santanderina, S.A. comprises to a large extent fabric and denim collections for the clothing sector, using mainly cotton and cotton mix yarns. Special material compositions with Lycra and Tencel provide maximum comfort and exclusive convenience.

The company's range also includes high-quality linen and linen mix fabrics as well as innovative material mixes.

The latest innovation in the clothing sector is Lancel, combining exclusive wool with the velvety feel of Tencel and the stretch comfort of Lycra for use in upmarket clothing segments. Special finishing processes meet all requirements for red-hot fashion trends such as trendy fade effects on denims, highest functionality such as non-iron finishing or additional properties like water or dirt repellent effects.


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