Mati Collective grows as we search for more ways to be sustainable. Our partners include material suppliers, textile producers, artisans. We build the future of Italian tradition.
The history of Manteco begins in 1943 in a spinning mill in Prato where the founder Enzo Anacleto Mantelassi collects woolen blankets from the Second World War and mechanically recycles the yarn to create new products. Over three generations, Manteco has refined the wool recycling process, bringing it into the world of luxury. Member of the Ellen McArthur Foundation network and partner of Monitor for Circular Fashion, Manteco continues its growth with the values of sustainability, zero-waste and circular economy, combining tradition and innovation.
the Florentine Memar founded in 1903, active since three generations and specialized in the manufacture of straw accessories, hats and bags is guardian of uniqueness, creativity and care of the product from the procurement of raw materials to the final realization.
Berto Industria Tessile was born in 1887 with the production of fabric for the sails of Venice in Bovolenta, Padua. The company has experimented with various productions, from workwear to shirts, up to denim. Berto's responsible and sustainable approach is confirmed by the signing of the Greenpeace Detox Commitment in July 2016, an agreement for the elimination of hazardous substances from the production cycle. The industry also has a biological water purification system which separates wastewater into clean water and biological sediments that can be reused as fertilizer.
Leading company in the production of zippers founded in 1886 in Palazzolo sull’Oglio, Brescia. Lanfranchi has been producing Oeko Tex certified products for 10 years and is a signatory of the Detox commitment of Greenpeace. The industrial practices of Ditta Lanfranchi have for decades been oriented towards the reduction of waste and its enhancement. The research and development work of the company revolves around ethics and sustainability in both design and product development, including circular economy and chemical innovation.
The Dicart group is a tuscan well-established supplier of materials to luxury brands that make leather goods. They use FSC certified cellulose (paper) for their manufacture. FSC is an international NGO that manages forest protection and ensures real benefits to local communities living near them.
The world of ribbons is full of imagination at Euronastro. Mati packaging ribbons are made by this Italian company from 100% natural cotton. They are also innovating on using other natural yarns, such as linen and jute. And they pride themselves on products that are 100% "Made in Italy", in their own factory, from the raw materials to the final product.
Industrie Chimiche Forestali group has been manufacturing and exporting high-tech adhesives and fabrics since 1918. Their products are used by sectors ranging from footwear & leather goods, automotive and packaging. The company’s activities are inseparable from their policies upholding their commitment to the Environment, Safety and Quality. Their goal is to preserve the surrounding ecosystem without compromising product functionality and performance.
Maeko makes its natural fabrics near Turin, Italy, with respect for the environment and the individual. The founder started by experimenting with hemp in the noughties, making it softer yet more durable, and have since added nettle, soy, crabyon, bamboo, linen, organic cotton to their sustainable materials.
This artisanal company is inside “Il Cappello di Firenze”, an association that embraces the "Made in Italy" philosophy with the mission is to protect the craftsmanship of the Florentine straw hat. They've been preserving the secrets of masters in choosing the right materials for half a century now. Mati is honoured to work with them on sourcing and braiding the straps for our bags.
Since 1986 FLORENCE CHIUSURE has researched and manufactured accessories for leather goods and high-end fashion clothing with the utmost care. As well as boasting countless patented models, the company is celebrated for sourcing and producing their products exclusively in Italy.
Milanese Max Metal works for over 30 years in the metal accessories field. Attention for the environment drives the company to diversify their productions using low ecological impact materials.
This Italian carbon balanced printing company was founded in 1926. They don’t just stop at environmentally friendly certifications but keep proactively searching for new ways to create sustainable products. Their "TREE FREE" paper, made from 100% sugar cane fibre is used for Mati business cards and price tags.
Ceitex Italia, leader in luxury packaging, combines professionality and expertise with a constant innovation, enstablishing the company as high fashion brands supplier.