Chargeurs PCC Fashion Technologies introduces the widest worldwide range of
eco-friendly interlinings under the "Sustainable Fifty" brand:
- An offering with a highly innovative content targeted at luxury, mass market
and new digital fashion brands
- Strengthened environmental leadership that provides customers with a solution
that will help them achieve their sustainable development objectives
- An offer of "environmentally friendly" solutions cutting across all Group's
" "The global launch of the Sustainable Fifty range is an additional growth
driver among the initiatives being pursued by Chargeurs PCC Fashion
Technologies through its Game Changer program. By stepping up green
innovations, the group is acquiring the means to sustainably strengthen
leadership of its businesses and enhance their premiumization. "said Michaël
Fribourg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Chargeurs group.
"The Sustainable Fifty range launched with more than 200 customers in
attendance, gathered together for this event in Shanghai demonstrates our
spirit of innovation that aims to offer global brands a comprehensive solution
in delivering sustainable fashion products. This green offensive ushers in a
significant change in the way we are building the future of fashion and its
industries," said Angela Chan, President and Managing Director of the division
Chargeurs PCC Fashion Technologies.
A HIGH-POTENTIAL OFFERING IN A FASHION MARKET THAT IS RAPIDLY MOVING TOWARDS A
Sustainable Fifty brings together a range of products made from recycled or
sustainable fibers and certified by global benchmarking organizations such as "
Better Cotton Initiative " (BCI) and " Global Recycle Standard " (GRS). This
genuine green offensive is the outcome of sustained innovation that will enable
Chargeurs PCC Fashion Technologies to gain market share by capturing needs as
yet unsatisfied in every market segment it addresses: from luxury apparel to
technical garments. A growing proportion of fashion players stated that they
wanted to be fully eco-responsible by 2025. Sustainable Fifty will enable them
to meet their commitments.
The criterion of sustainability turns out to be a key asset for brands, which
must respond to society's growing environmental concerns and take part in
protection efforts. The resolutely premium positioning of the new Sustainable
Fifty range will enable the group to increase its revenue and its volumes, by
capitalizing on the pressing challenge to protect the environment to which
Chargeurs is the only player in the world capable of providing an immediate
AN OFFERING IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE, UNDERPINNED BY A DEDICATED
Chargeurs PCC Fashion Technologies is reshuffling its product line-up to
provide its customers with more than fifty types of eco-friendly interlinings,
accounting for one third of its range, making it the world leader in
sustainable interlinings solutions.
This one-of-a-kind offering targeted at more than 2,000 customers is now being
delivered by all sales offices in that business segment located all over the
world and is supported by an innovative marketing campaign and by the launch of
the new Chargeurs PCC Fashion Technologies' website. This means that the
group's strategy is being rolled out continuously in the service of its
CHARGEURS IS TRANSFORMING ALL ITS BUSINESS SEGMENTS INTO LEADING PROVIDERS OF
Turning environment challenges into a driver for sustainable competitiveness,
Chargeurs has in recent years stepped up its green innovations in all its
business lines in partnership with its key accounts:
- Chargeurs Protective Films guarantees its customers 100% recyclability of
its protective films and is currently developing a range of bio-sourced and
bio-recyclable films, as the case may be, that combine the world's best
innovations in extrusion and coating;
- Chargeurs Technical Substrates has designed a fully recycled textile for
digital printing "Alterra Solution", made from fully recycled fibers and
offering all its customers up-cycling solutions to extend the product
- Chargeurs Luxury Materials is the only global operator in the field of
certification and traceability of premium- quality wool fibers called
"Organica Precious Fiber" (organica-preciousfiber.com).
All these successes were materialized by the Chargeurs group making the list of
GAIA-rated companies in 2018, a benchmark stock market index for Socially
Responsible Investment (SRI) that recognizes the most committed midsized
companies in terms of CSR.
Chargeurs is a global manufacturing and services group with leading positions
in four segments: temporary surface protection, garment interlinings, technical
substrates and combed wool.
It has over 2,000 employees based in 45 countries on five continents, who serve
a diversified customer base spanning more than 90 countries.
In 2018, revenue totaled EUR573.3 million, of which more than 90% was generated