Where we come from
Our company was set up in 1963 as a working cooperative, until in 1989 four of its partners took the initiative of turning it into a limited company trading under the name of Alcocertex.
We’re based in Alcocer, a small town in the Alicante mountains, and we’re 1 hour 30 minutes away from the Port of Valencia, the main entry point for our raw materials and from where our goods are shipped to foreign markets.
At present our facilities cover an area of 30,000 m2, 12,000 m2 of which are given over to production plants and warehouses.
Hard work, perseverance and enthusiasm drove us towards our vision for the future, expanding our facilities and modernising our production equipment.
Nowadays we have five modern shredding lines, enabling us to make 22,000 tonnes of shredded fibres in a single year.
The company's first steps as a cooperative
Changed to a S.A.L. limited company and given current name
Changed to a S.L. limited company and investment made in machinery and facilities to increase production capacity and expand product range
Implementation of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software to handle management and allow full traceability of our products.
Our quality system is certified compliant with ISO 9001: 2015
We update our quality system to be compliant with ISO 9001:2015 and we obtain GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certification for our products.
The Alcocertex Mission
- In full colour
At Alcocertex we offer you the biggest range of colours for regenerated textile fibres on the market, all of excellent quality.
- Strong environmental commitment
Alcocertex bases its activity on upcycling textile waste in order to give them a second life by means of our production process and prevent them from being sent to landfill.
- Quick to respond
Our warehouse capacity means we can have continuous stock, which results in an exponentially faster delivery time.
- Assured quality
All the raw materials we receive comply with very strict standards: they must be new, clean and be classified by composition and colour. The meticulous traceability of the materials we receive, together with the care and dedication involved in the subsequent treatment processes, ensure the excellence of our final product.
The Alcocertex vision
In the short term, our aim is to lead the way in terms of quality and service in the business of making regenerated textile fibres. We want to make a positive contribution to society by upcycling textile waste and encourage the professional development of our employees
In the medium term, we’re focused on achieving a position of leadership in Europe, opting for worldwide trends that resonate with our own values, which lie at the heart of our entire business structure. Our core values include looking after the environment and keeping our activities sustainable, supported by the quality of our products and the service we provide.
The Alcocertex values
- Working with a vision for the future in a sustainable, innovative way
- Teamwork, with trust and respect
- Ethics in the workplace, transparency, integrity and honesty
- Commitment to the environment
- Quality and continuous improvement
At Alcocertex, we’re committed to the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact on human rights, the environment, quality, good employment practices and decent working conditions. We showed our support by signing up to the pact in January 2018. In our 2019 company progress report, we expanded our commitment to include the sustainable development goals (SDG).