News

october 2018
Filmar and UNIDO took part in the “Cotton Harvest Day” in Egypt

Filmar Nile Textile opens the doors of its factory and took part in the “Cotton Harvest Day” organized in collaboration with UNIDO to stress once more how transparency and traceability of the production chain are at the core of our activities 

jluy 2018
Wear our values… with our labels!

Yarns with a history that can be told, believed and appreciated

october 2018
Cottonforlife supports the Damietta school in Egypt

Cottonforlife promotes the organic agriculture in the Damietta farming school.

october 2017
COLORAMA AWARD 3rd EDITION

The Spring/Summer 2020 contest is now open!

october 2018
Cottonforlife for sustainable fashion

In collaboration with UNIDO, we have hosted an exclusive training course for young fashion designers in Cairo

october 2018
Cottonforlife for cleaner textile production: training on Zero Discharge Of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC)

For the very first time in Egypt, we organized a workshop in Cairo on Zero Discharge Of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC)

october 2018
The Egyptian Cotton Project and Cottonforlife for the Egyptian cotton industry

A roundtable in Cairo to discuss on cotton and textile sustainability
 

october 2018
Filmar at the CSR and Social Innovation Fair 2018

The role of companies in creating valuable opportunities and positive alternatives to irregular migration for youth in North African countries: Filmar tells about its work and commitments towards young Egyptians 

july 2018
Rethink FILOSCOZIA: when quality meets creativity

Filmar keeps supporting initiatives in the field of education by creating solid partnerships with school institutions and players of the educational sector

july 2018
From the vineyards of Franciacorta to the Nile Delta: Filmar’s world in a Virtual Tour

This year, just like every year, our Fall/Winter collection 2019/2020 has been introduced at Pitti Immagine Filati 2018 in June

july 2018
Filmar's 60th anniversary

It is true: substance is more important than shape. However, sometimes it feels good to dress up!

july 2018
Filmar’s Fanzine 2018

Just like every year, we want to share with you our challenges, sacrifices and successes!

july 2018
Filaticolor and the new F/W collection 2019/20

Dynamic and with a natural inclination towards movement and innovation

july 2018
Filmar yarns catch the attention of Salvatore Ferragamo

The new sandal by Salvatore Ferragamo, inspired by the principles of sustainability, has been launched

may 2018
Cottonforlife: our work to support sustainability of Egypt’s White Gold continues

Filmar took part to the launch event of the project “From cottonseed to clothing: enhancing sustainability, inclusiveness and value addition of the cotton value chain in Egypt”

may 2018
Taking action to make Global Goals local business: business as a driver for good

Filmar SpA is glad to announce its active support to the UN Global Compact

may 2018
FIT IN MILAN: THE FUTURE OF FASHION

Filmar among the sponsors of Bachelor Fine Arts (BFA) RUNWAY SHOW 2018.

may 2018
Arts and Filmar’s efforts

In the last months, Filmar has been busy with a series of collaboration activities in the world of art and culture

may 2018
Filmar’s Cool Colors

COOL is the adjective chosen for the beyond–the Book fashion colors.

may 2018
Gots and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The GOTS certification supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

may 2018
THE REDISCOVERY COLLECTION PRESENTED AT PROGETTO QUID STORE IN VERONA

A project promoted by Filmar, with the support of Alexbank (Gruppo Intesa San Paolo), Fondazione San Zeno of Verona and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). 

February 2018
IN THE SHRINE OF COTTON

Texture Magazine
March 2018  | N°11 p.12

february 2018
Colorama Award II Edition

Colorama Award proclamation at Pitti Filati 82

febbruary 2018
IED for Pitti 93 focuses on green with EcoEgo

Filmar has been at Workshop Eco Ego to forge future sustainability in textile

february 2018
Filmar Collection Spring Summer 2019

The trends’ Evolution is included in the idea of expansion and creation of new yarn lines that Filmar shows in this collection by proposing a mix of the finest fibers in the world.

february 2018
Filmar & Better Cotton Initiative

We source Better Cotton. The Better Cotton Initiative exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future.

january 2018
We’ll See you at Pitti Filati 82!

Our collection Spring Summer 2019 is ready! 
We look forward to meeting you at Pitti Filati. 
Booth Filmar Network G2-G3-G4-G5 Ground Floor 
24-26 January 2018 | Firenze Fortezza Da Basso

DECEMBER 2017
Merry Christmas and Happy new year!!!

Our plan for 2018 involves some important initiatives: we set very ambitious goals that we want to achieve by planning and working together with all of you.

december 2017
FILMAR's yarns: A FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE EXCELLENCE

FILOSCOZIA IS the combination of QUALITY and EXCELLENCE

december
San Zeno Foundation of Verona and Filmar together draw horizons of change

Filmar continues to support San Zeno Foundation’s initiatives, donating the entire budget of Christmas gifts.

december 2017
CIRCULAR ECONOMY: A SMART CHOICE FOR FASHION SUSTAINABILITY

A meeting with teachers and young students from academies, technological centers,  fashion and design schools to talk about circularity in the fashion and textile production sector.

 

december 2017
The Rediscovery project

SMART CHOICES FOR  FASHION SUSTAINABILITY CIRCULAR ECONOMY:  A GOOD OPTION 

13TH DECEMBER

FASHION DESIGN CENTER-CAIRO

december 2017
Filmar has took part at the first Egyptian Italian Business Women Forum

A debate between Italian and Egyptian businesswomen where many ideas and opportunities came about to create synergies and start new initiatives.

october 2017
Filmar & DETOX

By committing to the Greenpeace Detox campaign, Filmar SpA is among the world leaders taking action for a toxic free fashion.

october 2017
Harvest time for Filmar’s Cottonforlife Initiative!

Cottonforlife continues its support to enhance Egyptian organic cotton

october 2017
Sustainability highlights

Committed to a better future through Sustainable Yarns

October 2017
Filmar yarns at the Eco Chic Design Award

Kate Morris, British Fashion designer, won first prize at the Eco-Chic design award with an upcycled collection created with Filmar’s yarns.

september 2018
FILO 48 | International Yarns Exhibition

Filmar at Filo 48 International Yarns Exhibition

Booth G39  |  Palazzo delle stelline - Milan

september 2017
Rediscovery Project

We are very proud of our Rediscovery Upcycling project!

july 2017
Filmar’s Yarns at Pitti 81

New articles for Cotton Flavored Noble Fiber linen

july 2017
REVIVING EGYPT’S WHITE GOLD

AN INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST THE EGYPTIAN COTTON 

july 2017
FILMAR & BUNKA FASHION FOR FEEL THE YARN 2017

The 8th edition of FEEL THE YARN contest was held at Pitti Immagine Filati 81.

JUNE 2017
COLORAMA WEB APP

At Filmar we know very well what choosing color-collections can imply for our customers. That’s why we’ve created the ColorAMA web app. A new way to work with colors and yarns. 

june 2017
At Pitti Filati 81 Filmar presents the Colorama Award

This season too, ColorAMA devoted itself to the youth by hosting the ColorAMA Award, designed to inspire and encourage young students from fashion & design schools and Universities all over the word to develop innovative and fashionable color projects for the 2018/2019 Fall-Winter season. 

may 2017
Season Collection Highlights

Biofil C20: When nature meets accountability.

may 2017
Cottonforlife proudly presents the exclusive cotton blend Madison

Madison is an exclusive, precious and natural yarn: the combination of the world's finest cotton, the Giza 45 and the most refined and pure cashmere, harvested through manual combing.

april 2017
Fashion Revolution week is over

Fashion Revolution is a global movement whose objective is integrated in its name: promoting a fashion revolution. 

april 2017
Biofilia

Biofilia is the new Filaticolor collection: a distinctive brand of a new and robust company identity.

april 2017
Filmar hosts "Delpo": the young rapper who wants to tell his land story through his songs

"I've been rapping for 2 years cause I want to describe the people stories and the land I belong to..."

april 2017
Working with youth to turn ancient knowledge into contemporary competencies

The win-win relationship between business and education, training and university is key to develop the expertise young people need to efficiently enter the labor market.

march 2017
Cottonforlife for Sustainable Fashion: the Rediscovery project

Thanks to the Rediscovery project we are working with fashion Universities and Institutes to support educators to integrate sustainability into the learning curriculum.

march 2017
FILOSCOZIA:THE NEW COLOUR BOOK

Filoscozia® is Cotton yarn of the highest quality, made exclusively with Egyptian cotton 100%.

march 2017
The Egyptian Minister of Industry visits Filmar Nile Textile

The Egyptian Minister of Industry, accompanied by the Alexandria Governor and other representatives of the Egyptian government, visited Filmar Nile Textile.

march 2017
Italian design day: events in 100 cities around the world

Design in Italy permeates all fields of culture, art and life to such an extent that it constitutes one of the most distinguished patterns of our culture. 

february 2017
Cottonforlife for sustainable Fashion

REDISCOVERY: AN ALTERNATIVE SYSTEM TO USE OUR RESOURCES
A project sponsored by Filmar, Alexbank (a subsidiary of Intesa San Paolo Group) and San Zeno Foundation of Verona in the framework of the Cottonforlife Initiative.

february 2017
COLORAMA BOOK

ColorAMA: here is the ColorAMA Book with the colorways sent by the University’s students who took part in the Initiative.

january 2017
PITTI FILATI 80

We closed Pitti filati 80 with a smile…

january 2017
FROM HAYEZ TO BOLDINI: FACES AND SOULS OF THE ITALIAN 19TH CENTURY PAINTING

2017 starts with our support to the great exhibition FROM HAYEZ TO BOLDINI: FACES AND SOULS OF THE ITALIAN 19TH CENTURY PAINTING

July 2016
Cottonforlife: A thread running between Italy and Egypt

The video has been presented at Pitti Filati by Marco Marzoli, Filmar CEO: "It has been a while since we contemplated ​​making a corporate video that would explain in detail all of our processes. We were looking for the right time and inspiration which came from the Cottonforlife Initiative, an extraordinary experience that involves authentic people and relationships. The video enabled us to make a display of the territories in which we operate, the Franciacorta and Mediterranean cost of Egypt”.

July 2016
The Fashion Institute of Technology, in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano

The Fashion Design program with two specializations in knitwear and sportswear , offers students of FIT in New York the opportunity to study in Italy, in Milan, in the city which is the main reference in the global fashion scene.

May 2013
The Cotton Museum of Cairo

Publishing project sponsored by Filmar S.p.A.

July 2009
La fabbrica del filo nell’ovest Bresciano - ieri la seta, oggi il cotone e le fibre manmade

Publishing project sponsored by Filmar S.p.A. on their 50th anniversary in business.

The cotton philosophy

Publishing project promoted by Filmar S.p.A.