Linen, precious as the future

SUSTAINABILITY

Traceability: a sustainable choice

As also emerged at the Venice Sustainable Fashion Forum, in October 2023, traceability is one of the most important elements that can help fashion textiles in the transition towards a more sustainable industry…

23 Jan 2024

SUSTAINABILITY

10 tips for you

hen it comes to sustainability, Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale is sensitive and specific. For this reason, we have drawn up a decalogue for a more sustainable and conscious approach to fashion purchases: the first step towards change begins with personal choices….

15 Jan 2024

LINIFICIO

Hemp invited to court

Invito a corte is the innovative new installation of five rooms in the southern wing of the Ducal Palace in Sassuolo (MO), the Appartamento di Orlando.

The immersive project brings the visitor into the development of the Palazzo, the surrounding area and its court, from a fortified place to a destination of the Grand Tour…

01 Dec 2023

LINIFICIO

The New Century under Ettore Ponti’s leadership

Upon the death of his father, Andrea, Ettore Ponti took the reins of Linificio and Canapificio Nazionale. During Ettore Ponti’s leadership, Linificio expanded through the acquisition and construction of new facilities…

30 Nov 2023

SUSTAINABILITY

Venice Sustainable Fashion Forum: tangible actions for sustainable fashion

The second edition of the Venice Sustainable Fashion Forum, organised by Smi – Sistema Moda Italia, The European House Ambrosetti and Confindustria Veneto Est at the Giorgio Cini Foundation on 26th and 27th October 2023, brought together fashion industry leaders, governments, NGOs, experts and academics to address the challenges of social and environmental sustainability in the supply chain and outline a real action plan for the future.

08 Nov 2023

SUSTAINABILITY

Microplastics: when the sea needs help, Linificio steps in

The sixth stage of the “Only One: One Planet, One Ocean, One Health” campaign, created by Marevivo, Marina Militare, Fondazione Dohrn, and supported by Beko, to raise awareness among institutions and the general public on the topic of ecological transition…

05 OCT 2023

LINIFICIO

Andrea Ponti and the origins of Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale

It all began on January 14, 1873, when Andrea Ponti founded Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale by merging small entities: Ceriani & C. from Fara Gera d’Adda, where wet spinning was concentrated; Battaglia & C. from Cassano d’Adda, a dry spinning mill that mainly produced ropes and twines; and in 1875, Maggioni & C. joined with their weaving facility in Crema…

11 Jul 2023

SUSTAINABILITY

A Forest for Linificio

The Linificio Forest comes to life.

In partnership with Regala un albero, the organisation that plants trees in the European territory to reach the goal of 3 billion by 2030, the project came to life by planting 1,000 new trees, one for each employee, in the Sila piccola area, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2014.

12 May 2023

EVENTS

A thread for King Charles III

Smeraldo and Brillante linen yarns produced by Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale were chosen by John Spencer (Textile) Ltd. to weave the fabric of the Anointing Screen used for the King Charles III’s coronation

9 May 2023

EVENTS

DE FILO: an exhibition for the 150th anniversary

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale has chosen to host the works of some of the greatest international textile artists in its business spaces…

9 May 2023

SUSTAINABILITY

Ghost nets

After L!INCREDIBLE®, the first line of linen products for food packaging, the collaboration between Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale and Marevivo continues.

On April 23, 2023, a dive took place under the supervision of the Port Authority of Porto Santo Stefano and coordinated by Commander T.V. CP Luigi Buta, around Punta Bove

27 Apr 2023

SUSTAINABILITY

Linificio and the rivers: a 150-year history

The Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale’s history is strongly linked to the territory and its rivers.
First of all the Brembo river, on which the headquarter of Villa d’Almè is mirroring.
But the Adda river have had a central role in the development of the flax industry, too…

14 Mar 2023

CERTIFICATIONS

We are part of the B Corp movement!

In 2023 Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale not only celebrates 150 years after its foundation but it also reaches another goal:  since February 20th it’s officially a certified B CorpTM .
1 Mar 2023

LINIFICIO

A new visual identity celebrating the 150th anniversary of linificio e canapificio nazionale

The year 2023 has a special meaning for linificio e canapificio nazionale. It marks 150 years since the company was founded (1873).

2 Feb 2023

HEMP | NEW MATERIALS

The fabric that never existed: a new value chain for European hemp

A new potential market has opened up with the SSUCHY research project for which Linificio has prototyped and developed a composite with European hemp substrate. Twice as sustainable, it lends itself to use across many different sectors…

19 Oct 2022

FASHION

The NEO.FASHION – BERLIN FASHION WEEK 2022 social project

Art. Ice Count 39 yarn was used by fqshion designer Gabriela Lopes for her NEO.FASHION project, as part of a Master in Textile Produkt-Design…

5 Sep 2022

BEEPATHNET | SUSTAINABILITY

The environmental project – Beepathnet Reloaded

A project that envisages the participation of residents of Bergamo and its surroundings areas in promoting sustainable management of the city…

12 May 2022

LINIFICIO | CSR | SUSTAINABILITY

Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale becomes a Benefit Company.

The meticulous and rigorous approach of the company that is built on respect for tradition, commitment to environmental protection and creativity, today becomes a tangible commitment…

1 Jan 2022

Preview of two new yarns at “Filo 2021”

Linificio reveals its know-how through two exceptional expressions of its know-how…

1 Sep 2021

FILO | EVENTS

Composite materials in hemp fibre for parts of the car body of Romeo Ferraris’ Giulia ETCR.

A project that boasts a high degree of technology, sustainability ….

1 Jun 2021

HEMP | NEW MATERIALS | AUTOMOTIVE

LENZUOLINO

The linen of the past to provide care, protection and a better future to children.

23 Sep 2020

LENZUOLINO | 1873 OULD LINEN | CSR

1873 – The Ould Linen was born

A pure linen yarn, obtained by applying the production techniques of long ago…

12 Sep 2020

LINIFICIO | 1873 THE OULD LINEN

The Holy Shroud “reborn”

After years of research and experimentation, this extraordinary project at last becomes reality….

25 Giu 2020

LINIFICIO | HOLY SHROUD

Collaboration with TEDx in Italy: the 1000 Give Bags initiative.

Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale and QUID came up with the idea of using highest quality linen to create unique bags.

5 Oct 2019

CSR | TEDX

Linificio among the 100 national ambassadors

Recognition for the commitment to enhance the land by coupling technology with local history…

16 Dec 2019

LINIFICIO | MADE IN ITALY | CERTIFICATIONS

Linificio e canapificio nazionale receives the “100 national ambassadors award”

Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale has been awarded the prestigious “100 National Ambassadors Award”

3 Dic 2018

LINIFICIO | MADE IN ITALY | CERTIFICATIONS

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