Filo, the yarn and fiber exhibition, has always been attentive to effective and real concepts of sustainability and traceability, which are implemented in the daily work of companies. Alan Garosi, sensitive and far-sighted entrepreneur on on issues such as sustainability and circular economy, combines the excellence of Italian manufacturing with technological innovation and scientific research..
The meeting between Filo and Alan Garosi was born from these premises. The co-owner of Gruppo Fulgar and Pompea is the special guest of the
Opening Cerimony of the 59th edition of Filo
Sustainability, Traceability, Supply Chain – The right connection between raw material and finished product
Wednesday 22 February 2023, at 10.30am – Allianz MiCo-Milano
Alan Garosi is Fulgar Co-owner and Head of Marketing and now is also leading Pompea, acquired in 2019. Fulgar is a Made in Italy excellence and leader in innovative and eco-sustainable man-made yarns with over 40 years of experience in textiles. Pompea is the leading Italian company in the in the world of underwear and hosiery.
Sensitive and attentive to sustainability issues, Alan Garosi promotes constant investment both in research and development programs to create an efficient and ecofriendly production system for his companies and in the creation of increasingly sustainable products. With Fulgar, for example, Alan Garosi has personally undertaken several projects that have led to the creation of an entire portfolio of green products, including Q-NOVA®, EVO® yarns and the very recent Q-CYCLE®, the sustainable yarn made from end-of-life tires.
The expertise in Fulgar is key also to Pompea, for a new vision of the company as a protagonist in in sustainability and re cycling. Every production’s material is processed so it can have a second life. In fact, the company recycles over 80% of what goes into the production process. The textile waste is put back into circulation by being sold to other players in the chain to produce plastic materials. In 2022, the company has been certified according to the Global Recycled Standard on all group plants, in Italy and abroad. Last but not least, the launch on the Italian market of the new product “Slip Ciclo”. It is born from the desire to go in a more and more sustainability-conscious direction by offering a reusable product that reduces waste and avoids consumption.
The 59th edition of Filo takes place on the 22nd e 23rd of February 2023 at Allianz MiCo – Milano Convention Centre (via Gattamelata 5).
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