:: Textil Santanderina :: welcome to textil santanderina’s world of textile solutions Environmentally friendly fashion fabrics The environmentally friendly dyeing process that saves water and energy. Moisturising fabrics The finish that protects the skin by means of natural ceramides. New technical fabrics Textile solutions for working environments (workwear, healthwear, protectivewear, military clothing). Winter 0708 A doorway to a realm of creation, personalisation and experimentation. .............. News Africa = Sandye®: traditional quality with a new image Fluorescent red added to the techs® collection of high visibility fabrics New range of Sanitech sanitary fabrics with anti-bacterial protection Fabrics with Dow XLA® fibres: state-of-the-art comfort .............. COMPANY fashioning evolution in the textile arena in the 21st century A shining example of a modern textile company Regarded as a cutting-edge company in the Spanish textile industry, Textil Santanderina has become one of the sector’s European benchmarks where quality and service are concerned. Comprising over 500 items, the company’s extensive product range includes everything from great cotton classics to the latest innovations using protective technical fibres. A superb level of coordination between its various production centres enables Textil Santanderina to supply processed products at any stage of production, with any type of finish. • more than 70 years’ experience • premises occupying more than 80,000 m2 • more than 500 different items • a formidable sales network in more than 15 countries • a distribution network that supplies products to anywhere in the world ........................ History Fashioning quality since 1959 Textile evolution With more than seventy years’ experience in the textile arena, Textil Santanderina has undergone a rapid process of transformation and modernisation over the last decade. The company’s deep-rooted commitment to research and design has enabled it to successfully establish itself in the international market and to become one of the most outstanding European benchmarks in the global textile sector. Textil Santanderina S.A. came into being as a result of the merger of two companies from the textile sector, namely Cuitó y Cia S.L. (1943) and González Cossío Hnos. (1923). Incorporating an efficient sales team, the company extended its coverage of the Spanish market. Accession to the EEC saw the beginning of a progressive process of exportation and the extension of the sales network to various countries throughout the world. Galicia Textil, S.A. (Ferrol) was incorporated into the company as a production centre to complement the capacity of the main plant in Cabezón de la Sal. Specialising in finishes and dyeing processes, the company Acabats del Bages, S.A. (Barcelona) was incorporated into Textil Santanderina S.A. Textil Santanderina’s fashion sector line became one of the cornerstones of its business. Textil Santanderina made a commitment to working with technical fabrics and innovation, and stepped up its research into and development of new products. Textil Santanderina’s capacity for anticipation and personalisation made the company a valued strategic partner in the international textile sector. Textil Santanderina based its production on the development of new textile solutions that give fabrics added value. .............. Company Textil Santanderina’s commitment to quality and service Quality Textil Santanderina has established quality control systems in all its industrial processes. Its efforts have been rewarded with the leading quality certificates (ISO 9001). » Quality policy » ISO 9001 certificate Efficiency Textil Santanderina’s high capacity production system is both versatile and self-sufficient. The company’s spinning, fabric and finishing works are equipped with state-of-the-art textile machinery technology. » Production » Distribution Innovation Textil Santanderina works ceaselessly to develop new fabrics. The company analyses the trends and requirements of clothing manufacturers in order to adapt the creation of its products to its customers. » Design » R&D Service At Textil Santanderina, manufacturing is oriented to customer service; indeed, the concept of service takes priority over the pure notion of manufacturing. To that end, the company’s employees are primed to provide a comprehensive, personalised service. » Comprehensive service ................. QUALITY: NOT JUST A CHALLENGE, BUT A REQUISITE A consolidated quality policy Quality is part of Textil Santanderina’s central philosophy. It is a concept around which all the company’s processes revolve, with a view to ensuring that customers are fully satisfied with both the product and the service they receive. Textil Santanderina has set up strict quality control systems in all the industrial processes involved in its productive activities. Quality levels are thus optimal at every stage of production. » Back to COMPANY > quality control applied to raw materials > quality control applied to intermediate materials > quality control applied to end products > quality control in all industrial processes ................ Fashioning quality since 1959 Recognition for quality Textil Santanderina’s quality policy is based on the company’s determination to achieve total satisfaction among customers in relation to their expectations of the company. To that end, Textil Santanderina works with a product quality management and control system and offers customers a comprehensive service that evolves incessantly. The company’s efforts have been rewarded with the ISO 9001 certificate, one of the leading international quality certificates. • product quality Textil Santanderina applies a comprehensive product quality control system, which encompasses everything from raw materials to end products. • process quality All the processes involved in production are optimised on the basis of the concept of quality. • quality of results Quality is regarded as a golden rule that also applies to service. That approach has made it possible for TS to compete successfully on the international market. ................ A VERSATILE, SELF-SUFFICIENT PRODUCTION SYSTEM Production capacity Textil Santanderina has production centres in different Spanish regions. Specifically, it boasts four spinning works, four weaving centres and two finishing centres equipped with cutting-edge technology for special finishes. Perfect coordination between the aforementioned centres makes it possible to work with large production volumes and for products to be supplied at any stage of the process. • industrial premises spread over more than 80,000 m2 • a comprehensive production system comprising spinning, weaving and finishing • capacity for manufacturing large volumes » Back to COMPANY » Distribution ................ A DISTRIBUTION NETWORK AS FAST AS IT IS EFFICIENT Ability to provide solutions Textil Santanderina has sophisticated logistics centres in its various production plants, from where the delivery of orders is coordinated and managed. The company’s network of local agents is essential for keeping in close contact with suppliers and customers, as well as for providing a personalised service in any part of the world. • meticulous delivery planning system • product protection and labelling for transport • worldwide order delivery service » Production ................. NEW TRENDS, NEW CHALLENGES A commitment to textile design Textil Santanderina’s design department constantly develops collections of fabrics for the fashion arena and for protective and technical materials. An ongoing analysis of the trends and demands of an evolving international market is vital in order to be able to keep a step ahead thereof and to adapt new developments to the requirements of clothing manufacturers. Creating a collection: assessment of results Analysis of the strengths/weaknesses of the previous collection. market study Gathering of information on the market and new trends, and analyses of the target customers’ latest tastes and needs. collection development Interdepartmental meetings to appraise colour cards and types, and for the development of the entire collection of fabrics. ................. Research geared to innovation Research & development & TS Together with the company’s quality-related goals, Textil Santanderina’s eagerness to innovate and anticipate the future accounts for the importance that its R&D department has taken on within its business structure. With a view to creating innovative textile solutions with added value, the R&D department undertakes all kinds of chemical and mechanical tests, and constantly experiments with new developments. physical analyses: Compositions, weights, threads, densities, etc. mechanical analyses: Resistance to tearing, traction, perforation, abrasion, shrinking, stretching, the formation of fluff and balls, etc. fastness tests: Fastness of dyes when washed, ironed or rubbed, and when exposed to light, alkalis, seawater or sweat, etc. ................. a comprehensive, personalised service The company’s focus on its customers Textil Santanderina regards the concept of service as one of the cornerstones of its undertaking as a business. To that it end, its employees are fully committed to the company and the notion of comprehensive customer service. Completely personalised relationships are established as of the point at which an order is placed until the end product is delivered, guaranteeing that the customer is able to monitor the process perfectly. • commercial relationships are established on the basis of close cooperation • the spirit of service is applied to every process in which customers are directly or indirectly involved • the role played by textil santanderina in relation to its customers is closer to that of a partner than to that of a conventional supplier .................. Staff committed staff Textil Santanderina’s staff: the key to an efficient service Textil Santanderina’s current status in the textile market has been made possible by the commitment of its employees to the company. The structure of its staff has been adapted to meet new challenges where service and quality are concerned. Over recent years, the proportion of employees working with machines has dropped from 80% to just 40%, while more than 40% of personnel carry out tasks related to quality control and research. That evolution in the composition of Textil Santanderina’s staff is the result of the company’s policy of prioritising the concept of service over that of manufacturing. • 40% of textil santanderina’s staff perform production activities. • another 40% work in the fields of quality control and r&d. • the remaining 20% work in the areas of administration and management. ............. Social action A TEXTILE COMPANY WITH A SOCIAL FOCUS Textil Santanderina’s commitment to society Ever since its creation, Textil Santanderina has been deeply committed to society where humanitarian, cultural and ecological issues are concerned. The company thus participates in numerous local and global projects involving humanitarian causes and social action. • TEXTIL SANTANDERINA TAKES PART IN INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS GEARED TO THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS • IT CONTRIBUTES TO IMPROVING THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF CHILDREN IN LATIN AMERICA • IT SPONSORS LOCAL SPORTS TEAMS • IT PATRONISES A RANGE OF LOCAL EVENTS » Local projects » Global projects ............. Ecology textil santanderina’s commitment to the environment Textil Santanderina: a social responsibility Establishing a sound textile company capable of competing in the international arena requires a commitment to society, the environment and territorial development. Textil Santanderina makes more efficient use of its resources by supporting effective preventative strategies as far as the generation of waste streams is concerned. Basic principles of the environmental policy of TS: • cleaner production Textil Santanderina reduces waste streams and applies biological waste management processes. • energy savings The consumption of water and energy has been reduced in processes, while environmentally friendly methods of generating power have been implemented. • protection for people and the environment Systems for preventing environmental harm are applied to the company’s processes, products and services. » Environmental management ............. ECOLOGICAL SENSITIVITY Textil Santanderina’s environmental management The implementation of an effective environmental management system requires strict control of the procedures underway and the monitoring of the waste generated by the company. With a view to achieving sustainable development, Textil Santanderina has incorporated a complete management system into all the activities undertaken at its various production centres. • water analysis Textil Santanderina analyses wastewater on a daily basis. The implementation of biological processes in the management of such water makes it possible to reduce the quantity of raw materials used to treat it. • treatment of solid waste The company also performs a quarterly analysis of all its solid waste, which is treated by authorised waste managers. • monitoring of atmospheric emissions Atmospheric emissions are analysed periodically. Textil Santanderina is currently studying new ways to use the gasses emitted in combustion processes. .............. TS fabrics: fabrics with an ecological guarantee. ÖKO-TEX Standard 100 certificate Thanks to a series of strict environmental management measures, the fabrics manufactured by Textil Santanderina meet the ÖKO-TEX Standard 100 requisites, guaranteeing that substances that are harmful to people’s health or the environment are not used during their manufacturing process. The company’s environmentally friendly production system encompasses the different levels of manufacturing, from fibre production to the application of finishes to fabrics, guaranteeing respectful, responsible production. • Fabrics that do not harm the skin • Suitable for making all sorts of garments, including children’s clothing • Produced in a way that is respectful of nature and the environment ............. TS network ............. Spinning Experience specialists in spinning Four yarn production centres in Spain Textil Santanderina has four spinning works in different parts of Spain, where all the company’s yarn production takes place. In addition to the plant in the company’s headquarters in Cabezón de la Sal (Cantabria), there are the Galicia Textil (Galicia),Tensión Textil and Montsià Textil (Catalonia) works. The four production centres are equipped with state-of-the-art technology in order to guarantee excellent quality standards where both pure and blended yarns are concerned. The spinning works in Cabezón de la Sal (Cantabria) is the largest in Spain and has a distribution centre that supplies yarn to anywhere in the world. ............ Product a world of pure or blended yarns Textil Santanderina offers an extensive variety of yarns made from pure or blended natural materials: COTTON • Pure cotton, conventional or card • Combed cotton • Open end cotton • Compak cotton • Organic cotton • Spandex 78 cotton COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING COTTON • Cotton/polyester • Cotton/wool • Cotton/linen • Cotton/Tencel® • Cotton/Lycra® • Cotton/Dow XLA® TENCEL® • Pure Tencel® • Tencel®/linen • Tencel®/wool • Tencel®/cotton • Tencel®/polyester • Tencel®/Dow XLA® LINEN • Pure linen • Linen/cotton • Linen/Tencel® ................ Collection Sculpting, modelling, refining, enriching... In Textil Santanderina’s 0708 collection, fabrics assume the role of a fine substance used for creation and personalisation. Granite, stone, wood, iron, old gold and the like are the inspiration behind a collection replete with balanced shades, in which quality, sobriety and skill are combined in a new world of fine materials that trigger the imagination. » Collection poster » Colour card ................ Technical fabrics Thirty years of technical fabrics at Textil Santanderina Textil Santanderina’s technical fabric range, techs®, is making a firm commitment to the design of textile solutions that guarantee the utmost safety and comfort in working environments. To that end, the company has a formidable internal R&D department and works closely with the main European technical fibre manufacturers. Fabrics designed for all kinds of professional and corporate clothing. Sanitary fabrics with higher quality standards where hygiene and anti-bacteriostatic protection are concerned. An extensive range of highly sophisticated fabrics, especially designed to provide protection in the industrial sector. Fabrics offering extreme protection for military clothing, security teams and special forces. ............... Sanitary protection techs® has developed a special line of sanitary fabrics with higher quality standards where hygiene and protection against bacteria, germs and fungal growth are concerned. The fabrics in question meet the most demanding health protection requisites, in addition to offering excellent levels of performance and comfort. • hygienic • anti-bacterial • anti-microbial • anti-fungal • protection against odours • coolness Unprotected fabric / Fabric with Sanitized® Anti-odour system Bacteriostatic and fungistatic action Cooler and more comfortable ................ New developments high visibility: comfort and safety Protection with a guarantee The techs® high visibility collection features various cotton and blended fabrics of different weights and colours, all of which are duly approved and certified on the basis of the EN-471 standard. Fluorescent yellow, pure cotton, high visibility fabrics Fabrics weighing 150-300 g/m2, with all the breathability and comfort that cotton, with its completely natural fibre, has to offer. Fluorescent yellow polyester/cotton fabrics Fabrics weighing 110-285 g/m2, with excellent mechanical properties and a dimensional stability of less then 2% in warp and weft. Fluorescent orange and red polyester/cotton fabrics A product featuring an intimate blend, with all the cotton content on the inner surface to give greater comfort, while the feel, shine and drapability are similar to those of a cotton-rich fabric. » Download press release ............... Denim The new generation of basics for denim Textil Santanderina manufactures a wide variety of basic fabrics for jeanswear, using all kinds of weights and yarns. Fabrics packed with personality, which are notable for their durability and strength, and which Textil Santanderina adapts to the denim market’s new trends and requirements. • jeans fabrics weighing between 6 and 14 ounces • a full range of indigo dyes, including colour 15 (blue), colour 9 (grey), black denim, blue-blue and blue-black • all kinds of warp and cross (warp and weft) veins, as well as vein-free (plain) options. • pk and open end yarns • a variety of special finishes to choose from ............... Stretch denim by TS: 100% comfort jeans The incorporation of elastic fibres into jeans has established a before and an after with regard to the production of denim clothing. Textil Santanderina manufactures stretch-comfort denim fabrics with different weights, yarns and degrees of elasticity. • elastic fibres give garments extra comfort and allow greater freedom of movement • the incorporation of elastic fibres does not alter the natural appearance of the fabrics • stretch-denim fabrics allow for all sorts of washes and finishes to be applied to garments ................ THE MANY FACES OF JEANS The age of personalised denim Jeanswear has become a genuine expression of personality. It is for that reason that special finishes, whether applied to garments or to fabrics, constitute a crucial added value. Textil Santanderina offers an extensive range of options as regards prints, looks and different effects on jeans fabrics. • colour prints • two-tone looks • fadable dyes • fading effects • bleaching • embossing • camouflages • marble washes • flamés • vein washes • whiskering • laser effects • pigment spray • special creasing ................. Contact details Headquarters service-oriented textile company » Location » Access .................. Finishes Non-stick finishes by TS EASY is an innovative treatment carried out using TEFLON® LAD. It endows fabrics with revolutionary properties that make garments easier to look after. impermeable Highly repellent to water, oil and similar substances. no ironing EASY retains all its properties without having to be ironed. Stain-resistant Spilled greasy substances can be easily removed with an absorbent cloth. Breathable The finish does not alter the properties of the fabric, which retains its natural appearance. » Property chart .................. A high level of impermeability with no loss of breathability The fluorinated EASY finish makes fabrics highly repellent to water and greasy substances, such as oil. Despite the impermeability provided, the treatment does not alter the fabrics’ breathability. Repellency test result Fabrics with TEFLON® Initial repellency of fabric Repellency following 20 washes at 60ºC with 2 g/l of commercial detergent (Rb 1:25) and air drying Repellency following 3 dry cleans with perchloroethylene for 30 minutes at 30ºC and air drying Water particles / Oil particles / Breathable fabric .................. New, environmentally friendly, fadable fabrics by TS Sandye® is a revolutionary textile solution based on a dyeing process that is highly environmentally friendly and which gives rise to a host of possibilities in terms of the creation and personalisation of fading effects. The only dyeing process to reduce water consumption by 90%. The process is faster, meaning that up to 40% less energy is required. It is an ecological process that respects the environment. Sandye® highlights fabric structures without damaging fibres. .................. Twice the colour, twice the depth The DUOSANDYE finish is the result of the application of a fadable print to a SANDYE® base, which is also fadable. Fabrics take on a two-colour look that gives them depth and highlights their structure without damaging fibres. Fabrics that respect the environment The DUOSANDYE finish is applied to SANDYE® bases, which undergo a highly environmentally friendly dyeing process involving reduced consumption where the water and energy required for manufacturing are concerned. .................. fabrics that care for you Textil Santanderina’s active NATUR finish is obtained on the basis of a fatty substance extracted from wool, which gives fabrics properties that are beneficial for the skin. > moisturising action > technical hand > more durable fabrics > comfort > compatibility Breathability for enhanced moisturising of the skin. Water-repellent resinous layer (NATUR finish). The NATUR finish moisturises and protects the skin thanks to natural lanolin ceramides. Fabrics acquire a resinous technical hand and become notably repellent to water, preventing the excessive passage of dampness through them. NATUR enhances fibres’ non-piling properties, meaning that garments retain their original appearance for longer. The finish does not alter fibres’ breathability, giving a feeling of permanent comfort and coolness. NATUR is compatible with all kinds of bases (cotton, Tencel®, etc.), stretch-comfort fibres (such as Lycra® and Dow XLA®) and other complementary treatments (anti-creasing, Sanitized®, etc.). ................ Special treatments Fabrics with added value by ts Beneficial treatments Textil Santanderina offers a wide range of possibilities where special finishes and treatments for fabrics are concerned, giving garments added value as regards performance, appearance or feel. A world of options to choose from, making it possible to personalise fabrics in terms of their properties. > MERCERISED FABRICS > SANDING, MICROSANDING AND NEW PELL > NON-CREASING AND NON-PILING FABRICS > NON-STICK AND WATERPROOFING MATERIALS > MOISTURISING ACTION > ANTI-ODOUR TREATMENT They give fabrics an impeccable, clean appearance. Finishes that give fabrics feel. Treatments that simplify the maintenance of garments and enable them to retain their original appearance for longer. They provide a high level of repellency to water and greasy substances, such as oil (with Teflon®). Treatments that give fabrics beneficial properties in terms of skin care (Natur finish). Protection for fabrics against the proliferation of bacteria that cause unpleasant odours (Sanitized® finish) . .................. Fabrics natural quality Textil Santanderina’s great classic At present, cotton accounts for 39% of the worldwide consumption of textile fibres. Blending it with other fibres (cotton/linen, cotton/Tencel®, cotton/Lycra®, cotton/Dow XLA®, cotton/polyamides, cotton/polyester, etc.) has provided Textil Santanderina with an extensive range of options as regards the creation of new fabrics. • comfort Cotton is able to retain large quantities of water, which makes it a cool, comfortable fabric. • versatility Many treatments and finishes can be applied to cotton fabrics (non-creasing treatments, non-stick treatments, anti-bacterial treatments, etc.). • resistance Cotton is highly resistant to washing (even industrial washing), giving clothing made therefrom more durability. .................... Pure cotton, pure quality TS pure cotton Textil Santanderina’s Compak fabrics are made with pure cotton and have unique properties in terms of weight, density and malleability. The cottons in question have a fine appearance with plenty of body, and are ideal for making garments that require a substantial, voluminous look. The contrast between the rugged appearance and the ductility of Compak fabrics makes them a versatile solution that can be adapted to the most uncompromising citywear and the most innovative sportswear. • quality to the touch Compak cottons are very full-bodied to the touch and thus give clothing an air of high quality. • more volume Fabrics look clean and immaculate, with a density that provides garments with a controlled volume. • durability Compak fabrics are highly resistant to frequent washing and boast an excellent degree of fastness when subjected to rubbing or friction. ...................... fluidity and sophistication by ts Fabrics that combine strength and smoothness Textil Santanderina is a leader in the international Tencel® market, where it has reaped the benefits of its full range of blends containing cotton and linen. Tencel® is a fibre that is smooth like silk, pleasant like linen, and as resistant and easy to look after as cotton. • comfort Tencel® gives clothing extra comfort and smoothness. In blends, fabrics retain all their natural breathability. • more fluidity Tencel® gives fabrics fluidity and improves their drape, resulting in clothing taking on a more sophisticated look. • easy care Fabrics containing Tencel® do not require any kind of special care in order for them to retain their appearance and natural drape. » Visit www.tencel.com ................ natural coolness by ts Completely natural properties Linen’s tremendous versatility makes it one of the most outstanding natural fibres in Textil Santanderina’s summer fabrics. Depending on the warp used, it is possible to produce fabrics as fine as cambric or as resistant as sailcloth. Fabrics containing linen have a high degree of affinity to colouring agents, and their fibres are therefore ideal for printing or the application of finishes (such as embroidery) to garments. • coolness Due to their high level of water absorption, fabrics containing linen are particularly cool. • smoothness The surface of the fibre is very even and makes fabrics extremely smooth to the touch. • resistance Linen is a fibre that is highly resistant to traction. Its strength even exceeds that of other natural fibres, such as cotton. ................ LYCRA® is a registered trade mark of Invista, used under licence ts fabrics designed for comfort Elastic properties Textil Santanderina produces fabrics with an average level of elasticity of between 15% and 35%, and a residual elasticity of between 2% and 4%. Precise control during spinning and the finishing processes ensures the stability of all Textil Santanderina’s fabrics containing Lycra®, the shrinkage range of which is between just 4% and 6%. • adaptation The ability of clothing to adapt to the body is enhanced. • recovery Fabrics are quicker to recover their original shape. • easy care Fabrics containing LYCRA® do not require any kind of special care in order for them to retain their elasticity. • natural appearance Elastic fibres are incorporated into fabrics without altering their natural appearance. • natural feel The fibres smoothen the feel of fabrics and enhance their natural drape. • easy ironing Fabrics containing Lycra® are more resistant to creasing, making garments easier to iron. » Lycra® yarn table ............ Technical characteristics of Lycra® Lycra® consists of flexible segments linked to rigid segments. When tension is applied thereto, the flexible segments stretch while their rigid counterparts act as a restraint, preventing the chain from breaking. When the tension is released, the flexible segments quickly return to their original position. Table of the most common yarns containing Lycra® at TS * In the case of the core-spun coating, Lycra® is wrapped in inflexible cut fibres, such as cotton, wool, linen or silk. Lycra® 78 dtex 5% PK carded 540 twists 30 2/C Cotton 46% Polyester 46% Lycra® 44 dtex 675 twists 8% PK combed .............. The new era of freedom TS presents state-of-the-art comfort The DOW XLA® elastic fibre offers a host of possibilities as regards the manufacturing of stretch-comfort fabrics. The unique properties of the fibre in question give fabrics beneficial qualities that outstrip those of traditional elastic fibres. > better adaptation > high level of recovery > natural appearance > easy care > tremendous durability Fabrics adapt better to the body, making garments more comfortable and allowing greater freedom of movement. Thanks to the elastic fibres, fabrics recover their original form more easily, without shrinking or becoming misshapen. The elastic fibres are fully integrated into fabrics, without altering their feel or natural appearance. Fabrics containing DOW XLA® do not require any kind of special care when being washed, ironed or dried. The fibres retain all their elasticity wash after wash, guaranteeing the stretchy properties of clothing. ............... Technical characteristics of the DOW XLA® fibre The DOW XLA® elastic fibre that Textil Santanderina uses in its stretch-comfort fabrics consists of a mesh of flexible filaments with crystal particles, in which the filaments cross over one another via cobalt crosslinks. That mesh structure provides fabrics with greater elasticity and boosts their recovery capacity. The crossed filaments make the fibre extraordinarily resistant to heat Crosslinks Crystal particles ................ New developments soft, warm, stretchy fabrics Wool + Tencel® + Dow XLA® Textil Santanderina has developed a new textile solution with a focus on comfort. LANCEL fabrics combine the natural properties of wool and Tencel® with the comfort of the Dow XLA® elastic fibre, created by The Dow Chemical Company. The feel and fine appearance of LANCEL fabrics make them an ideal option for clothing that requires a sophisticated look without compromising on comfort. • the warmth of wool Wool enriches LANCEL fabrics with a pleasant feel and an authentic, personal look. • the smoothness of tencel® Thanks to the smoothness and softness of Tencel®, the fabrics acquire a special drape and a more sophisticated look, in addition to properties that make them easy to care for. • the comfort of Dow xla® The incorporation of this stretchy fibre into LANCEL fabrics means that they adapt better to the body and garments recover their original shape more easily. Textil Santanderina in the world A growing textile network Textil Santanderina currently has four production centres in Spain and numerous national and international agents throughout the world, constituting a formidable, growing sales network that is present in more than 15 countries and which guarantees fast, efficient customer service. .............. New finishes by TS Controldye - Finish achieved using reactive dye. - The finish imitates the worn look of a fadable fabric (used or old appearance), without it being necessary for fabrics/garments to be washed or to undergo fading. - The dye used is fast, avoiding the loss of colour from fabrics.