About us

We believe that fashion can truly make a difference in tackling climate change. That’s why we have been crafting smart jersey fabrics for over 20 years for some of the most influential fashion, athleisure and lingerie brands.

Founded in the Porto region, Portugal, in 1998, we amplify and develop eco-sustainable strategies along the whole production process. Indeed, our world’s renown expertise embraces the whole textile supply chain including dyeing and finishing techniques as well other applications, like coatings.

There is not sustainability without innovation, hence we constantly invest in fabric innovation to manufacture smarter textiles with high-tech performance.

Find more about our PURPOSE here.

See our Company Integrated Policy here.

Sustainability, innovation and style are the true ingredients of smart collections. We are looking forward to team up to fashion together a smarter future.

History

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1998

A brand new company specialized in dyeing and finishing is founded.

2000

Beginning of dyeing and finishing of TENCEL™ Lyocell smart fiber triggering new collaborations, leading to the improvement of techniques.

2002

TINTEX becomes the fist dyeing company to produce and supply fabrics to influential brands.

2005

TINTEX starts a new business model and launches an international commercial network.

2009

The company begins to showcase at international fairs increasing steadily its turnover.

2010

Change of energy source from naphtha to natural gas.

2011

The company is certified by GOTS.

2015

TINTEX begins special R&D projects with Scientific Institutes in order to dye without chemical dyestuffs.

2016

New energy management system thanks to photovoltaic technology.

2017

TINTEX becomes partner of C.L.A.S.S. ecohub and joins the Make Fashion Circular initiative by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

2018

BETTER COTTON INITIATIVE (BCI) membership.

2019

TINTEX has been selected by Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence for the “SUSTAINABLE THINKING” exhibition where fashion meets art and materials.

2019

An Innovation Open Day, powered by IAPMEI, dedicated to 400 guests inside the factory is held, showcasing the history of Innovation at Tintex.

2019

TINTEX Textiles proudly joins UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT initiative.

2019

Launch of the patented Colorau Technology.

2019

TINTEX announces to market the new concept of the CO.LAB, together with the founding partners.

AWARDS

2015

INOVATÊXTIL – iTechStyle Modtíssimo 

Projecto ALGO.NATUR

2016

ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category “Outer Layer”

2017

Hightex Award – Munich Fabric Start
1st Place

2018

ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category ”Soft Equipment”

Munich Fabric Start – Hightex Award
3rd Place

Future Textile Awards (nominee)
in the category “Best Innovation for Sustainable Textile”

2019

Techtextil Innovation Award
in the category “Sustainable Solution” for project Picasso

German Design Award
in the category “Excelent Product Design”

ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category “Base Layer”

OUR PEOPLE

Our team of over 135 skilled professionals is committed to our values and delivers high quality jersey innovations.

TINTEX – a role model for progress and innovation.
Teresa Silva
Lab Technician
Persistence paves the way to success.
Telma Rodrigues
Receptionist

TINTEX –  A role model in prosperity, the direct result of a great team.

Tânia Souto
Colour Control Technician
A lot of people dream of success, but only hard working people are able to achieve it.
Susana Pereira
Lab Technician
There’s no excellence without commitment.
Sónia Salam
Administrative

TINTEX – synonym with success which is a direct result of commitment and dedication.

Sandra Esteves
Planning Officer
We exist to bring colour and texture to life.
Sandra Abreu
Colour Development Technician
TINTEX and I dream of a brighter future.
Rui Barros
Finishing Department Manager
Ricardo Silva
Head of Operations

Doing more with less is our goal, quality and environment are our flagships.

Paulo Enes
Head of maintenance & infrastructures

Praising in public and tweaking in private, leadership is correcting without offending and guiding without humiliating.

Olga Fontainhas
Quality Control Technician
A Naturally Advanced Team!
Natália Correia
Key Account Manager
BEING TINTEX – is daring to see differently ahead of others and having the audacity and persistence to achieve goals, adding value, and using restlessness and passion as catalysts for Innovation.
Mário Jorge Silva
CEO

Sustainability is the quality index that pursues success through recognition.

Marina Azevedo
Samples Management

Believing is paramount, but attitude makes all the difference.

Marcos Garcia
Dyeing Department Manager

At TINTEX, every worker represents a part of the final result, combining various mind-sets into a single goal – success!

Lucas Barros
Head of Coating Production

Alone we can at times win, but as a team we can win all the time.

José Manuel Teixeira
Logistics Technician

Research and development is the driving force behind corporate evolution and TINTEX is the living example of that.

Joana Trindade
Head of Coating R&D
Thinking differently makes us truly innovative.
Ivo Carpinteira
Administrative and Purchasing Technician

Working at TINTEX is being presented with a new challenge every day.

Inês Guimarães
Process Engineer

Working at TINTEX is being presented with a new challenge every day.

Helena Ferreira
Lab Manager

Unity is the best way to achieve goals.

Fernando Marques
Fabric Technician

Team work is bringing together various ways of thinking with the same goal in mind.

Diogo Roque
Dyeing Shift Master

t’s great to work at a corporation which invests in initiatives that help protect the environment.

Clara Martins
Lab Technician

Success is not an impossible mission, but rather the result of hard work.

Cátia Mendes
Logistics Technician

With eyes set on the future!

Catarina Rodrigues
Brand Development Manager

TINTEX – we surpassed hurdles and challenges, and we strengthened our team secure of an innovative, structured, organized, and sustainable future.

Carolina Lopes
Logistics Technician

We add creativity to knowledge and the end result is beautiful.

Carlos Fernandes
Maintenance Technician

Naturally… we’re the best!

Carlos Esteves
Head of Automation

Success is the sum of small continued efforts, of employing constant Innovation and evolution in the TINTEX team.

João Carlos Araújo
Logistics Operator

Today’s resolve is tomorrow’s success.

Carla Isaura Gonçalves Paula
Accountant

Our high performance and smooth products rely on the smart and sustainable way in which we protect the environment.

André Silva
Finishing Shift Master

The daily effort and dedication of a great team allow us to pursue and reach the most incredible goals.

André Maia
Head of Production

With quality and acknowledgement, we keep on innovating to achieve success.

Anabela Magalhães
Hangers Management

The heat of the textile industry.

Ana Rosa Alves Barros
Administrative and Financial Manager

TINTEX, where we all have our eyes set on the future.

Ana Sofia Oliveira
Assistente Comercial

Team Work, Motivation, Professionalism, Dedication, Unity and Focus on Goals are essential attributes in making a difference!

Ana Margarida Lourenço
Purchasing Technician

Differentiation and Perfectionism are our guidelines.

Ana Eusébio
Designer

The innovation focus that drives TINTEX is based on the balance and exchange between strong experience and skilled youth.

Alcides Henriques
EHS Officer

Where quality meet innovation

Abel Coelho
Key Account Manager
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