Aitex and Captain Denim, together for sustainability
In order to minimize the impact that we as an industry have on the environment and to achieve the production of our jeans even more sustainable, at Capitán Denim we have started working with AITEX on a new I+D project through from which we will implement a process that favors the reduction in water consumption -more than 80 %- and in the generation of wastewater -more than 90 %- compared to traditional processes.
On the other hand, we are jointly carrying out a series of research projects with natural dyes from different plants, with excellent results to date. And we can proudly say that we continue to move towards an increasingly sustainable denim by implementing measures that minimize our impact on the environment and at the same time respect the resources of our planet.
The Textile Industry Research Association, better known as AITEX, is a private association of research, characterization and certification tests of articles and textile materials with application to various sectors such as fashion and clothing, health and medicine, hygiene and cosmetics, public transport, and automotive, among many others.
The objective of AITEX is based on transferring technological knowledge to companies through various R & D projects, in order to boost the competitiveness of the sector and increase business opportunities. In addition to endowing companies with the necessary certifications so that they can compete in the international market and facilitate their entry into high value-added market niches.
At the national level, AITEX is currently the reference center for research, innovation and advanced technical services for companies in the textile, clothing and technical textiles sectors.
The boost of internationalization has positioned AITEX as a benchmark in Europe. In fact, AITEX is currently one of the Centers in Europe with a greater Technical Scope of Accreditation of the quality of laboratory tests by ENAC-ILAC, the national accreditation entity and its European brand umbrella.
It is therefore a project framed within the measures that we have been implementing for several years, focused on the production, management and distribution of an increasingly sustainable product, which respects the environment and defends decent working conditions for workers and workers.