WEAVING EXCELLENCE DIARIES – Polopique
A perfectly run company: this is what you feel when visiting Polopique.
The Portuguese company, based in Guimarães, represents an undeniable example of entrepreneurial acumen and brilliant management. Based on a strong and historic legacy, today Polopique carries on the family heritage coupling passion for textiles with a constant injection of innovation. A fully vertical integrated company, encompassing spinning, weaving, garmenting, R&D and design, Polopique weaves the widest range of shirting fabrics, including the worldwide renowned flannels – which are sought-after by the most recognized fashion brands in the world given their outstanding resistance to time – exclusively on 80 Itema R9500 rapier machines.
In 2011, after an accurate market investigation, Polopique management identified the R9500 as the most versatile rapier machine in the market, able also to guarantee the highest performances when weaving the widest range of patterns and designs, such as seersucker, stretch, fil coupé, twill fabrics and the before mentioned flannels.