JUNE 3, 2015 - ROY VISSERS
TRIGEMA, established in 1919, is an innovative vertically integrated leader in textile and apparel production and is the largest German manufacturer of sportswear and casual fashion. All garments are produced in a four-stage production model, from the yarn to the finished product, in the South of Germany.
Since 2006, TRIGEMA has produced the “TRIGEMA Change” collection, a sports and leisurewear collection made out of 100% organic cotton, produced according to Cradle-to-Cradle principles, and has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified™ SILVER. The collection is 100% biodegradable and when decomposed, does not leave any residue that cannot naturally disintegrate. TRIGEMA is the first apparel company to achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified SILVER for their products. TRIGEMA has won many awards for its innovative strength and social commitment to the community. In 2006, TRIGEMA was nominated company of the year by the “Yes to Germany” initiative, in 2014, TRIGEMA won the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Innovator Award for Product Design and Leadership and most recently in June 2015 has won the Sustainability Award 2015 in the industry category.
TRIGEMA recently announced its partnership with Fashion Positive, the 7th Leadership Phase partner to join the Fashion Positive Initiative. With over ten years of experience with Cradle to Cradle Certified, TRIGEMA is now ready to make the next step as a front runner in moving towards a first ever Cradle to Cradle gold-certified collection for TRIGEMA.