50 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN FASHION TEXTILE INDUSTRY
Confetil is a family-owned business, located in the north of Portugal that provides end-to-end services to produce high-quality textiles and garments, from raw material sourcing to finish product delivery.
It exports ready-made fashion products worldwide, providing quality, versatility, innovation, design, development and, reliable and sustainable services.
Confetil – Confecções Têxteis, a knitting and sewing company was founded in 1972 in response to the growing needs of the expanding and evolving market.
With the industry developing and at an unprecedented speed in the eighties, the industrial group felt the need to expand. Investing in an integrated vertical production – from weaving to dyeing, printing and finishing to tailoring, never losing sight the groups’ key factor of success: sales team and customer care.
Fusion of Eurextil (commercial agency) and Confetil (industrial unit) in the same location as a joint company, keeping the dynamism and flexibility that always characterized the group, defining it as a strong player in the textile and clothing sector on a global scale.
In compliance with the rising quality policy demands, a well-equipped in-house Quality Control Laboratory was created, allowing to test fabrics and garments and, guarantee the quality and durability standards established by the most demanding markets.
Expansion of the Design and Development Team, crucial for the company as they create and develop innovative and appealing products, designs and graphics with exclusive prints, that meet customer demands. This team collaborates to conceptualize, sketch, and prototype new designs, searches for new materials, techniques and finishes, staying up-to-date with the latest fashion trends. It also considers functionality, and production feasibility. Their expertise ensures that garments not only are aesthetically pleasing but also comfortable and well-constructed.
By efficiently translating ideas into actual products, the Design and Development Team has been enhancing Confetils’ competitiveness in the market and driving customer satisfaction.
Todays’ fashion is more than just creating an identity and personal expression, it is about transparency, technological innovation as well as ethical, social and environmental sustainability. Commitment to sustainability is no longer an option, but a basic principle. That’s why it is placed at the heart of the strategy, with the aim of minimizing negative environmental and social impacts while ensuring long-term economic viability.
Increase in efficiency and competitiveness due to the continuous process optimization and digitalization, allowing a smarter connection between all different players of the supply chain.
Confetil aims to develop textiles of excellence, meeting market expectations, using solid processes, anchored in experience, innovation and involvement of all stakeholders. Acts responsibly, respecting the environment, people and society, contributing positively in the local community.
To be a reference in the textile industry by providing a vertical service of excellence, transforming any idea into a high-quality fashion product.
Confetil holds a set of core values that guide its every endeavour. These values are not mere words but principles Confetil lives by, shaping its culture, and driving its actions.
They define who the company is and how it operates, as it strives to make a positive impact on the world.
Continuously using new technologies and materials to create better products and services that meet client’s challenging and evolving needs. A culture of continuous improvement is fostered by encouraging the team to think outside the box, explore new possibilities, and push the boundaries of what is possible. Innovation is embraced as a catalyst for progress and growth.
Creativity is the lifeblood of the company. Imagination, originality, and
artistic expression are celebrated, offering differentiated and responsible materials and products and, developing unique, inspiring, and trend-setting textile solutions.
Sustainability lies at the heart of the business. Focusing on environmentally friendly and socially responsible practices to minimize the environmental impact of textile production and reduce waste.
Being clear, open and honest about operations and supply chains, including labour practices and environmental impacts. The company strives to build trust with its stakeholders by maintaining clear and open lines of communication.
Creating a significant positive impact on employees and community by providing employment opportunities and skills development, promoting a culture of respect, safe workers conditions, equity and diversity in the workplace.
A culture of respect, fairness, and equal opportunity, is fostered, where everyone’s voice is valued and heard. The company adheres to the highest ethical standards, ensuring that business practices are conducted with integrity, honesty, and a strong sense of social responsibility.