WEAVING EXCELLENCE DIARIES – JF Almeida
Founded in 1979, JF Almeida sums up all the reasons why Portuguese terry weavers are considered to be among the best ones in the world.
Passion, accuracy and a real obsession with quality are clearly evident when visiting their headquarters in Guimarães. JF Almeida, a family-run company where every little detail is treated with utmost importance, produces its wonderful terry fabrics exclusively on 93 Itema rapier terry weaving machines. The most famous fashion brands are trusted customers of the Portuguese leading weaver, favoring the high quality and efficiency standards that JF Almeida is able to guarantee. Itema is proud to be part of this great company success, providing the best rapier terry weaving machine in the market – the R9500terry – to weave some of the most beautiful terry towels in the world. In Mr. Joaquim Almeida words “versatility and production efficiency” are key factors when producing high-end terry fabrics and when dealing with the most demanding distributors in the world. Thus confirming to us that the Itema R9500terry has been designed exactly to run in the most sophisticated, advanced and competitive terry mills. When looking at the most beautiful and soft terry towels treasured in your home, think that easily they might have been designed and woven by JF Almeida on the Itema R9500terry machines in the Guimarães rolling green hills.