Pantex S.p.A. (whose name comes from the Greek "pan" - all and "tex" - textile) was first established in Biella in 1972 and grew out of companies experiences which had started in the early 1900s : scouring, carbonising and combing wool, as well as collecting, sorting, garnetting and reprocessing wool wastes from combing, spinning and weaving.
In 1983 it moved from Biella to its current mills nearby Mongrando, where the company has centralised the sorting, cleaning, blending and opening of fibres.
Pantex provides stock ready for immediate delivery and has developed this service for markets in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. Its supplies tops, open tops, scoured wool and carbonised wool on all the fineness range.
Quality and experience is in our DNA and thanks to a careful selection and purchase policy in all the origin markets, together with our stock service product and long-term deliveries, we provide a high standard of service and assistance to our customers.
It’s important to us to be considered reliable partners from our customers.
We provide wools for combed and carded spinning for knitting and weaving, blankets, furnishings and feltings. Particularly, we supply Tops, Open tops, scoured wool of all origins, carbonized wool, and wool blends. Raw Noils and carbonized Noils.
Combing, spinning, and weaving wool wastes.
We have a certified Interwoollabs internal laboratory for measuring the fineness with OFDA and Airflow and the length of the wool tops with ALMETER. We also have a laboratory to control the wool conditioning. All materials processed in our plant or in outside processing facilities are checked in our laboratory to ensure their quality.
We buy greasy wool in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and South America.
With Australian origin wool we pay close attention to breeders fulfilling the National Wool Declaration. Our customers can choose from wools that are:
We support the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) Specifications for Wool Sheep Welfare and the Dumfries House Wool Declaration
More and more consumers believe that sustainability is a key value in their purchasing choices and our company pays the utmost attention to animal welfare in the supply of animal fibres in respect to the environment and social concerns. Where possible we use certified wool with recognized international standards and we avoid the use of animal fibres from endangered species.
In the transformation of our wool, we focus on choosing plants where:
Environmental responsibilities and sustainability is very important to our company and it is part of our business philosophy. We seek to achieve this through our commitment to use renewable energy and extend this business practice throughout our supply chain and to our customer base.
Pantex has been awarded with the Certification of the Textile and Health Association, which is the technical reference of the National Chamber for Italian Fashion for "chemical" sustainability. Consequently, the wools produced and commercialized by Pantex complies with all the requirements of the National Chamber for Italian Fashion and particularly they also meet the most challenging requirements listed in the "Advanced" column of the same Guidelines.
Via Montegrappa 11 - 13888 Mongrando (BI)