WHO WE ARE
Lopes & Carvalho was founded 25 years ago by Vitorino Carvalho.
The company benefits for being located at Vale do Ave, a region in the north of Portugal known for its textile industrial heritage since the 19th century.
It is a family company built upon 20 years of manufacturing experience and dedication to the textile industry by their CEO prior to its establishment.
Lopes & Carvalho manufactures Men, Women and Children’s clothing and accessories. The company is specialized on jersey and fleece garments, but it also offers woven garments, knitwear, socks and home textiles by maintaining a very close partnership with several local companies.
Lopes & Carvalho exports 100% of its goods, marketing their business mainly within the EU but with an increasing number of new clients outside Europe: UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Canada and Japan.
Lopes & Carvalho is aimed to sustainability and works every day to achieve a higher eco-friendly performance. All the fabrics, trims and embellishments are sourced on a radius of 35 km, being themselves responsible for manufacturing all the garments at their factory, imprinting a very low carbon footprint to the production process.
WE RESPECT ENVIRONMENT. WE RESPECT YOUR BODY.
WHAT WE DO
Lopes & Carvalho are highly committed in lowering the carbon footprint to all the brands working with. Lopes & Carvalho can supply all the fabrics, trims and embellishments locally, making also available cutting-edge innovative range of fabrics, made out from increasingly sustainable and more ecologic yarns that can be a plus to slow-fashion high-street brands. Innovation Made in Portugal.
Lopes & Carvalho are specialized on high quality Limited Editions and are open to garment customization on demand, providing a complete follow-up and deliver of items such as:
- - T-shirts
- - Polo-shirt
- - Sweatshirts
- - Rugby shirts
- - Hoodies
- - Zip Hoodies
- - Zip Jackets
- - Head accessories
- - Blouses
- - Trousers
- - Pants
- - Skirts
- - Dresses
- - Knitwear
- - Socks
- - Home Textiles
HOW WE DO IT
Lopes & Carvalho believes in an industry that, besides profit, also values the environment, the people who they work with, creativity and innovation.
Lopes & Carvalho is certified by the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class 1 since 2014, providing their products the confidence on the use of non-toxic substances from loom stock to final ready-made garments.
The ISO 9001:2015 has been implemented as a mean to certify quality based on sustainability and risk analysis, strengthening the management process.
GREEN TEXTILES CLUB
Lopes & Carvalho is part of a set of textile companies who trade experiences and define strategies that aim for the sustainable development of SME textile companies: The Green Textile Club