Alcantara® is a one-of-a-kind, innovative car interior material created thanks to unique, proprietary technology. A leading-edge material offering an unparalleled combination of sensory, aesthetic, and functional qualities and made in line with ethical and social values, Alcantara expresses and defines contemporary lifestyle.
Used to dress a wide range of shapes and surfaces, this is a product that is one of a kind.
Often imitated, Alcantara® is a new category of material that is unlike any other and which resists all attempts to pigeonhole it.
The result of unique and unrivalled proprietary technology, it is used by the world’s most prestigious companies in a whole host of fields.
Alcantara® is a composite material that is obtained by combining an advanced spinning process (bicomponent fibres) with manufacturing processes (such as needle punching, buffing, impregnation, extraction, finishing and dyeing), all of which interact with each other in a totally unique way.
A number of leading brands work with Alcantara® in a variety of industries : automotive, fashion and accessories, interior design, consumer electronics, marine etc.
Alcantara® is an unparalleled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities and is also environmentally friendly.
Sensory : soft to the touch, comfortable.
Aesthetic : beautiful, stylish, cutting edge.
Functional : easy to maintain, robust, breathable.
In engaging in a major sustainable development project, the company has calculated, reduced and compensated for all CO2 emissions resulting from the entire Alcantara® production process.
This is not a legal obligation but a strategic choice, with Alcantara S.p.A. becoming one of the first three companies to obtain carbon neutral certification.
Since 2009 Alcantara S.p.A. has been publishing an sustainability report, a document detailing all its strategies and best practice in terms of sustainable development.
Founded in 1972, Alcantara S.p.A is the sole manufacturer of this material.
An iconic contemporary lifestyle brand, the Milan-based company exports 90 percent of its output and is a superb ambassador of Made in Italy craftsmanship around the world.
For more information on Alcantara® go to : http://www.alcantara.com/