Berto factory visit

Last month we visited the Italian denim mill BERTO close to Venice. 

Berto is one of the last remaining Italian Mills and still going strong. It is beautiful to see how tradition and innovation is combined and creates a future proof sustainable mill. 

 

beaming process 

dying process

vintage card for loom program

 

They still operate a range of old shuttlelooms

high tech finishing department

 

 

 

 

Waste that is collected and recycled into new vibers

 

The dry pulp that is left after the water purification is re-used for land fertiliser 

 

 

 

 

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