ADVANCEMENT THROUGH NATURE

WE ARE TEXTILE SUPPLIERS

PYRATES is an R&D company and textile supplier: we work with the resources our planet has to offer, innovating on the aesthetic properties, functionality and sustainability of natural knit textiles. 

We develop and supply our quality driven PYRATEX® fabrics to other brands through collaborations.

 

PYRATEX® are high-end, knit fabrics which are made in Europe from either vegetal, upcycled or biodegradable fibers. The vegetal fibers all originate from different plants, which give the fabrics their unique body-caring properties, tested and certified by European textile institutes. 

 

The active components in PYRATEX® fabrics are not injected or added; they are a naturally occurring in the plant we make the fabric from. Therefore, they have no expiration date, nor do they wash away. 

Our production

 

All of our PYRATEX® are knitted in Europe, ensuring our capacity to have full control and traceability of our production chain and techniques. This also reduces the distance, and therefore CO2 emissions, between each step.

In 2019, we received the European Union’s Horizon2020 grant, confirming our position as an innovative European textile company.

How our PYRATEX® fabrics are created

1

We source and

analyse the fiber

Our R&D team is constantly researching new, functional fibers. They analyze their properties, and potential performance.

2

We blend the yarn

 

We select the most suitable fiber to blend with the new innovative fiber we want to work with, based on its quality and performance.

3

We test the yarn

 

Once the yarn is spun, we work

with independent European textile laboratories to test it in order to evaluate its strength, permeability

and functionality.

2

4

We design our PYRATEX® fabric

 

Based on the needs of the textile market, as well as our expertise in innovation.

5

We knit and finish our fabric

 

The fabric is knitted in circular knitting machines

in our Italian, Spanish or Portuguese mills.

It is then dyed and finished without using any harmful chemicals, all following several European Certifications.

6

We test our fabric

 

At independent European textile laboratories and institutes in order to confirm it adheres to our high standards. This ensures that the fabric does not loose any of its natural properties during its production process.

7

Our PYRATEX® fabric is launched

Our new PYRATEX® fabric is ready.

 

We have a wide range of structures and blends in order to fulfil the different apparel markets' needs (for example: sportswear, athleisure, ready to wear, kidswear...) 

Our Digital Showroom

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SEDDI collaboration 

PYRATES and SEDDI have started working together on blurring the lines between the digital and the physical world, advancing the sustainability and efficiency of the apparel industry. Both brands are driven by the will to transform the way we interact with clothing · 

Thanks to SEDDI’s digital replica© technology, PYRATES will now be able to show clients their PYRATEX® fabrics in a more in-depth manner, digitally showcasing fabric structure and drape when used in different garments, contributing to reducing the need for samples ·