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Hilaturas Jesús Rubio on TV Sabadell Vallčs

Last January 24th, Pilar Rubio, director of Hilaturas Jesús Rubio, had the honour of being invited to the program "Impactes" of TV Sabadell Vallès. During her participation in the programme, Pilar Rubio shared the vision and trajectory of Hilaturas Jesús Rubio in the textile industry. She emphasised the importance we attach to sustainability and innovation in textile production. She also had the opportunity to highlight the achievements and recognitions that our company... Read more

Floc de Llana Award 2023

Hilaturas Jesús Rubio is proud to receive the Floc de Llana 2023 award. The Sabadell Manufacturers' Guild recently presented the prestigious Floc de Llana 2023 awards, and we are thrilled to share that our company, Hilaturas Jesús Rubio, has been honoured. The president of the Sabadell Manufacturers' Guild, Esteve Gené, had the honour of presenting these awards on 19 January on the festivity of Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of the organisation. One of the... Read more

Exhibition 'Pastoral Futures'

This past January, we had the honour of participating in the exhibition "Pastoral Futures" presented by Materfad in collaboration with Eina Obra at the Barcelona Design Museum. This exhibition dealt in depth with the current situation of wool, highlighting its value as a raw material and the research for new applications that are being developed around it. One of the highlights of the exhibition was the presence of the renowned international Dutch artist, Claudy Jongstra, whose work... Read more

Our Contribution to Circular Fashion

We are pleased to share our participation in a groundbreaking initiative under the framework of the Circular Fashion Pact of Catalonia. A strategic alliance for sustainability Together with prestigious brands such as Mango, Boboli, Simorra, Sita Murt, System Action and Yerse, and in synergy with the Catalan Fashion Cluster - Clúster Catalán de la Moda (Modacc), we are committed to transforming the post-consumer recycled textile industry. This joint effort,... Read more

How is Polyester Thread Made?

Polyester yarn is one of the most widely used materials in the textile industry. As a synthetic material, it involves a complex production process with a certain environmental impact. One of the advantages of using polyester in the industry is that it is possible to obtain a material with different properties in terms of appearance and resistance. This is how this material is used to make high quality sportswear. In terms of design, it can have the desired appearance by following certain... Read more

The Recycling of Wool

Recycling wool is a process that drives sustainability in the textile industry and manages to address certain visible challenges in the sector. Many people think that the use of recyclable materials in clothing limits the quality of garments, but nothing could be further from the truth. Recycled wool comes from garments made from wool that have reached the end of their useful life. So, as part of a cycle, these used elements return to the production process. After a complex process that we... Read more

Wool Carding Process

Wool carding techniques have been used for many years, as a process carried out after analyzing and cleaning the wool. Wool carding is an essential process in the textile industry, vital for transforming wool into a material ready to be spun and woven. This process not only improves the quality of the wool but is also fundamental in determining the characteristics of the yarn and the final fabric. The Wool Carding Process Before carrying out the wool carding, the material must be... Read more

Kashmir hair

Variety: Kashmir's hair. Fibre Origin: From Kashmiri goats, native to the Kashmir region. Provenance: Kashmir, located in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent.   Characteristics: Exquisitely soft and fine fibre, highly sought after. The average diameter varies between 12 and 19 microns, much finer than standard sheep's wool, naturally occurs in shades of grey, white and brown. Renowned for being light but incredibly warm. Ecological: The production process is generally... Read more

Lincoln Wool

Variety: Lincoln Wool
Fiber Origin: Lincoln Sheep
Provenance: England Characteristics: Distinguished by its lustrous and wavy staples. Natural shimmer and reflective quality inherent in its fibers. Long, strong fibres reminiscent of England's pastoral legacy. A range of natural shades: from ivory to deep black. Noted for its drape, resistance to wear, and English heritage in textiles. Provides outstanding insulation while being breathable. Lincoln wool is rich in... Read more

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