Trafi started its activity in 1982 being specialized in '' space
dyeing'' yarns on cones. Since then our techniques have developed
in new various productions: space-dyeing (multicolour dyeing)
on hanks, fabrics and garments using different methods.
Recently we have developed some new techniques of '' continuous''
printing and coating on yarn.
Besides the space-dyeing, we have developed the ''needle-punch''
technique (generally used for the production of felt) on high
fashion fabrics, creating new effects and eventually, new kind
Both on our customers' demand and on our proposal, we make research
for the production of new textile products, especially yarns.
Most part of our machines is projected or deeply modified by ourselves
inside our company just to achieve special effects on various
We have also machines for plain dyeing of yarn, fabric and garments,
which we generally use only for the washing.
We approach this work using tecniques ''out of place'': i.e.using
textile technologies in a different way in comparison with their
An example of this is the use of ''needle-punch'' machines to
give a superficial finishing on fashion fabrics instead of to
Another example of non-conventional use of textile techniques
is dyeing a yarn with painting devices.
Our company is located in Prato, the most important textile district
in Italy the middle of a very advanced industril area in europe
especially for the low environmental impact (dyeing plants use
only reclyed water), our factory covers an area of 5000 sqm with
Our customers are mostly Italian, but 25% of them are from other