The Emilion Company will do a sock with nylon produced using production waste. Angelo Radici: “The circular economy is not done alone”
More and more durable, more and more fashion. Following a recent partnership with OroBlue for the production of tights with polyester yarns derived from the recycling of plastic bottles, Radisgroup’s collaboration in the world of so-called technical textiles, increasingly used by leading fashion brands on the catwalk Let’s parade. For his creations.
Macron, a leader of the Bolognese company in the multinational orobica and sports sector active in the chemical and technological sector, has decided to team up to promote a more sustainable development model. The result of the collaboration is a sports sock made with Rain Cycle, a yarn produced by the Burmao-based company at the Villa Deogna Val Serriana plant with 100% green energy directly from the hydroelectric plant. Today it is the only Italian yarn made of 100% nylon 6 from mechanical recycling.
The base material, production waste, which is converted into polymers and later into yarns, which maintain comparable technical characteristics from fossil sources, but with improved environmental performance. The new yarns, in fact, make it possible to reduce CO2 emissions by almost 90%, saving more than 87% of energy and 90% of water. An initiative based on an all-Italian technology and promoted, measured and traceable by two highly innovative companies, is the result of a one-kilometer supply chain that made Circular its business model. But not only this. They also share a passion for sports. Radisgroup is actually Atalanta’s “sponsor of the heart” and a ski club of the same name. The Emilion Company logo appears, on the other side, on the shirts of Bologna, Lazio, Udinese, Verona and Semporia. In addition to those from several international rugby teams. Two Macron national teams in the prestigious 6 nations: Italy and Scotland.
“Circular economy is not done alone – underlined Angelo Radici, President of Radissigroup – We as actors above the supply chain always try to “use” our knowledge to develop products that are performing as well as respecting the environment. It is important to sensitize customers equally to these issues who become strategic partners to develop innovative and sustainable solutions ».
While the Bergamo Group has rounded up its business model, the Gianluca Pavanello-led Bologni company has launched the “Macron 4 the Planet” project, which includes production, in addition to building a new fully eco-sustainable headquarters Huh. 100% recycled polyester sports jerseys from PET and uses 100% recycled and certified packs.
“The green path taken by Macron is a precious partner in the Radisgroup – Macron CEO Gianluca Pavanello said – The common vision of a strategy of sustainability and respect for the environment is fundamental. It is our mission to create state-of-the-art and high-tech sports by dressing athletes at all levels and the research and development of increasingly environmentally friendly materials is a mission that we undertake with great passion and commitment ». “A partnership – concludes Macron’s number one – that we hope will develop further over time”.
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