Located in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Coltex Indústria Têxtil was founded in 1989, by Valdecio de Oliveira and his wife Zélia. With more than twenty-five years of history and success, what made Coltex grow the most was betting on its employees, customers and suppliers with unique potential. Its business management focuses on sustainable development and contributing to the growth of the community and even the country.
Through extensive research, using advanced technology, Coltex has built its image by producing high quality fabrics in Lingerie, Fitness and Beachwear lines. Its purpose is to meet and surpass customer’s expectations, therefore, in addition to all research and development, stylists conduct studies on fashion trends before launching a new fabric in the market, be it patterned or plain. At Coltex, that’s how it is, putting people's desires always in first place! Our values: generosity, perseverance, initiative, optimism and simplicity.
A small haberdashery shop is set up on July 1, 1989 under the name of Colcha de Retalhos.
Production of fabrics for the Fitness and Lingerie lines begins, now under the name Coltex Indústria Têxtil Ltda.
Installation of the new industrial park where it’s located until today.
Construction of the second block in the industrial park.
Implementation of the methanoic methodology, further strengthening its team and customer service.
Enters the Beachwear fabric line Emana Homologation.
Digital printed textile sales begin.
Sale of ecological fabric Speed Soul Eco begins.
LYCRA® fibers have redefined comfort, fit, freedom of movement and shape retention in virtually every garment category since its first use as a substitute for rubber more than 50 years ago.Know more
Emana® is Rhodia's intelligent polyamide 6.6 yarn with long infrared technology that converts human body heat into benefits for skin care and sporting performance.Know more
Some Coltex fabrics feature Rhodia's Amni polyamide yarns with UV Protection technology, offering maximum protection against UV-A and UV-B with SPF 50+, protecting the skin against the harmful effects of the sun, preventing the appearance of spots and photo-aging in the places covered by clothing with this technology.Know more
The Amni® line epitomizes the high quality of Solvay polyamide 6.6 textile yarns in terms of innovation, excellent performance, extreme comfort, raw material origin and functionality.Know more
To further its commitment to the preservation of the planet and to provide sustainable solutions for the textile industry, Rhodia has developed the Amni Soul Eco®, the only biodegradable polyamide yarn in the world.Know more
In recent years, Coltex has been investing in techniques that are less harmful to the environment, in this way digital fabric printing comes to meet our goals. Reproduction of this fabric stamping method allows for a greater wealth of details, colors and shapes. The main Coltex fabrics that are digitally printed are: Copacabana, Jurerê, Pier, Legend, Sporty, among others.
Emana® is smart yarn with bioactive properties. Studies have shown that the use of garments containing this yarn reduces cellulite, promotes greater sports performance, reduces muscle fatigue and balances the body's thermoregulation. Its DNA was built to stimulate blood microcirculation and cellular metabolism. Coltex fabrics that have Emana® technology, include: Emana Fit, Emana Mescla and Matrix Emana.
The coast of Brazil is 7491 kilometers long.
According to the IHRSA Global Report, Brazil is the second country with the highest number of fitness center per inhabitant.
The Lingerie market makes more than $ 30 billion worldwide annually.