PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chargers*PCC Fashion Technologies today announced at Milano Unica two sustainable wool upholstery blends featuring blockchain-supported Nativa™ wool. These blends create solutions that retain loft, control odor, provide natural thermoregulation and are moisture resistant, in addition to being traceable and durable.
“By using NATIVA™ wool ﬁbers in Chargeurs*PCC ﬁlls, we have created new possibilities for supreme performance, comfort, warmth and feel,” said Gianluca Tanzi, CEO of Chargeurs Textile. “In collaboration with Chargeurs Luxury Materials, we have been able to create unique products that combine the best characteristics of wool with durable fibers for performance and comfort.”
Chargeurs*PCC has created a blend with 85% sustainable Nativa™ wool and 15% eco-friendly plant-derived polylactic (PLA) that offers better degradability, as well as a blend with 80% Nativa wool ™ and 20% sustainable wool, recycled polyester certiﬁed by GRS for traceability. These high-quality products combine the best characteristics of wool with durable fibers to create long-lasting, high-performance upholstery products.
NATIVA™ branded fiber was launched by Chargeurs Luxury Materials, world leader in luxury worsted wool and sister company of Chargeurs*PCC under Chargeurs Textile. In addition to following the Textile Exchange’s Responsible Wool Standard, farms that supply NATIVA™ are also held to a second proprietary protocol that includes four pillars surrounding animal welfare, land stewardship, social responsibility and traceability through blockchain technology.
“Nativa™ is leading the way in terms of social, animal and environmental responsibility,” said Tanzi. “We are very proud to now include Nativa™ wool in the products of Chargeurs*PCC customers. By using Nativa™, the best brands in the world prove their strong commitment to transparency, sustainability and responsibility and prove their compliance with the new standards expected by consumers.
ABOUT CHARGERS*PCC FASHION TECHNOLOGIES
Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies provides end-to-end solutions to the world’s leading fashion apparel brands by designing interlining, a technical fabric used to help garments retain their shape and structure. Its parent company, Chargeurs, is based in France and serves customers in more than 90 countries. Chargeurs has more than 2,000 employees in 45 countries on five continents.