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FiloFlow: the numbers of the first stage

The first results of FiloFlow have been presented during the first day of the 52nd edition of Filo.

The percentage of exhibitors that participated in FiloFlow accounts for 35%. The 82% of them uses also raw materials coming from recycling, before and after the consumption, biomaterials. From the perspective of supply chain traceability, 96% uses raw materials of certified origin. Over the last year 81% of the companies purchased (or decided to purchase) new machinery which reduce energy or water consumption and the environmental impact in general. 81% of the companies declares to consume less energy compared to the past, especially electricity (95%) but also gas (25%). These data are clearly positive, but just 22% of the companies has a plant for heat recovery and just 40% of the companies has an energy plant from renewable companies: it is clear that there’s much to improve in this sense. 75% of the companies has reduced water consumption. Chemical management is something related particularly to dyeing mills: among the ones that participated in FiloFlow, 92% gained a certification. 68% of the companies pursued a new approach bringing them to re-use or recycle internally production waste; 72% of them re-sell them to other manufacturing activities.

From the social-ethic perspective, 75% of the companies has introduced a continuous training plan for employees; 40% has a satisfaction measurement system for employees and 61% carried out their own welfare system.

Much attention is given to providers too: 79% of the companies has set a system of certification and monitoring of their suppliers; for the 82% of them is based on indicators shared with the same providers. 89% of the companies appointed a responsible for sustainability.


Biella, october 9th 2019

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