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    A CENTURY-LONG HISTORY OF CIRCULARITY

    History

    About a century has passed since the Tesi family began operating in the market of used clothing destined to   recycling, in Prato this material has always been called Rags  and they represent the greatest treasure for the district. In 1951 Rolando Tesi started his own company, specializing in the marketing and transformation of rags, for the production of the  textile raw materials. thanks to the contribution of his children  Fabrizio and Cinzia who in the Eighties began  to take over the management, The company has followed  all the transformation of the district, focusing on the quality of production,  investing in innovation and technology. This is also what continues to drive them today Meanwhile, a new generation is growing within  the company, thanks to the entry of Alberto, Cinzia’s son, who is learning one of the most beautiful, complex and difficult jobs in the world.

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    chi siamo comistra

    Working

    The processing of rags and the processing of the second raw material require in fact, a deep knowledge of materials and markets: experience is one of the main ingredients of a quality product and this is one Comistra’s strengths , which over the years has also expanded its business to the production of yarns and fabrics strictly and fully Made in PRATO.

    Process

    The company has a complete carbonization and water shredding plant, the only one still in use. In recent years the plant has attracted the attention of the international media on Comistra: there are numerous television companies and newspapers that have came from all over the world to witness  this essential method of recycling.

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    COMISTRA IS A MODEL OF A TRUE CIRCULAR INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY, A COMPANY SET UP  WITH THE AIM OF TRANSFORMING MATERIAL WHICH HAS COME TO ITS END, THEREFORE A PROBLEM INTO A USEFUL RESOURCE