ipeker vegan cupro, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, alternative textile.
Ipeker
Material Name: 

Vegan Cupro

Biomimicry: 

Silk

Main Input: 

Plant-derived

Founded: 

1930

HQ: 

Turkey

TRL: 

5

Founder(s): 

Gaffarzade Mehmet Efendi

Website: 
About the Company

İpeker, a family-owned textile company officially founded in 1930, is the first V-labeled fabric producer in the world. The European Vegetarian Union (EVU) certifies that all 146 İpeker fabrics correspond to EVU guidelines. İpeker's patented Vegan Textile Process ensures no usage of animal products from raw materials to finished goods.

Material

Vegan Cupro is a cellulose fiber with silk-like qualities.

Technology

Vegan Cupro is made from the short fibers enclosing cotton seeds that are normally disposed of. Ipeker removes any impurities from this pre-consumer waste and transforms it into cellulose fiber.

Applications

Many applications in fashion and home goods

Selected Brand Partnerships

None currently known.

İpeker's off-white dress made with Vegan Cupro.

İpeker's off-white dress made with Vegan Cupro.

İpeker's shirt and pants made with Vegan Cupro.

İpeker's shirt and pants made with Vegan Cupro.

İpeker's red printed dress made with Vegan Cupro.

İpeker's red printed dress made with Vegan Cupro.

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