Vitale Barberis Canonico is a woollen mill symbol of the excellence of Made in Italy in the sector of textiles for garments. For the last 350 years, all the phases of the wool processing have been carried out in the historical buildings in Pratrivero in the Biellese Prealps, the heart of the textile–producing area, where the best waters ow for the processing of high-quality wools. This is where the textiles come from which are bought by the most famous gentlemen’s tailors, from Caraceni to Panico, from the tailors of Savile Row to all the other masters of the tailor’s skill throughout the world.
The first documentation of the wool-producing activities of the family dates back to 1663, but the company first became Vitale Barberis Canonico in 1936, to then become a limited company in 1971. Throughout the years, Vitale Barberis Canonico has always recorded positive trends: in 2012, the production reached 7 million metres, and the turnover rose to € 103 million (in comparison to € 99 million in 2011.) With over 340 skilled workers, 50 agents all over the world, two state-of-the-art establishments in the Biella area and avant-garde management methods, VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO has taken its place amongst the top companies in the world for the production of high-quality wools in terms of both value and quantity, and on a global level as the main exporter. The company guarantees maximum respect for the environment and the health of the employees by adopting ecologically-sustainable methods, and it has been highly commended for its eorts in this eld. The company, known throughout the world for the excellence of its wools, the fineneness of its yarns, the refinement and elegance of its designs and colours, the pleasurable comfort and wearability, is a leader in the eld of super-ne wools as well as being the main producer in terms of quantity and exports. Today, Vitale Barberis Canonico, with its 350 years of history, is the oldest wool mill in the world and one of the most prestigious and highly-regarded “Made in Italy” trademarks.
Vitale Barberis Canonico will present The ” Salon of Excellence ” at the HOTEL ESPLANADE ZAGREB 30th – 31th. October 2014 and Amsterdam Fashion Tv will be proudly media partner of this venue.