Doratex was born in 1961 and still maintains and preserves the key values of Made in Italy. Follows the mission: create products of taste, design and quality.
The strong passion and motivation are intertwined with the great knowledge of the raw material and the knitting techniques in all its possible nuances and expressions.
Products that are continually renewed, loose bridle ideas that materialize in unique pieces, with a strong character and unmistakable design.
Experimentation and research continues, they are necessary to give shape to models and colors. Innovative ideas that are faithful to quality, to natural and precious materials, and never the same.
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Doratex is unique and exclusive for the great passion and great knitwear culture, increasingly difficult to find in Italy
The Research and Development sector has already been expanded, the considerable fleet of state-of-the-art technologies, combined with the experience of the stylistic and technical team, represent an indispensable added value for all knitwear masterpieces.
In this way Doratex faces the challenge of international markets. The absolute luxury of Andrea Fenzi finds its development in Doratex.
The premium line GIOFERRARI is designed, produced and distributed from the headquarters in Visano, in the province of Brescia.
Doratex is synonymous with excellence and Italian style, a tradition that is renewed over time.
Product differentiation and international partnerships are the key words of the strategy of the Doratex group from Brescia, specialized in knitwear in the medium-high and luxury segment. Doratex has been active for about 60 years with 3 brands with different identities but all focused on knitwear and its surroundings. Andrea Fenzi offers a product of "understated luxury": cashmere, silk, vigonia and precious natural yarns; GIOFERRARI offers casual chic, sporty and refined knitwear; Mc Lauren represents exclusivity, research and innovation.
Doratex will carry out a diversification and requalification of its brands on the market, both in terms of product and image, and by investing in products attributable to the most exclusive luxury segment, enhancing knitwear in exclusive and natural yarns. Each brand will be entrusted to the creativity of designers and distinct style offices, maintaining its identity and its product and quality assets. Doratex, dealing with: creation, production and distribution, remains one of the few complete cycle companies in the supply chain, highly specialized in the specific sector of Italian knitwear.
Innovation and research, an international vision, allow Doratex to face many markets despite the crisis, managing to maintain high levels of exports.
Creativity, research and Made in Italy: these are the cornerstones of a company like Doratex that, in over 60 years of activity, has been able to go beyond styles and fashions, remaining faithful to the quality and high specialization of its origins, but with contents always innovative. An adventure that started with a small knitwear factory in Visano, in the province of Brescia, and that today is aiming higher and higher towards the USA and the new Asian markets.
Everything revolves around knitwear and the ability to choose the finest yarns, then working them with machines that we have often modified together with the producers and that only work thanks to the interaction with the people who use them. Then there is the style component, which has always helped us in the export ".
The passion of a family and its collaborators. The mission of a company for quality and innovation. Made in Italy, the natural and precious raw material that turns into a knit and lifestyle. Doratex has its roots in 1962, when the founders Mario Ferrari and Ester Tononi bought a first manual knitting machine and pioneered a long career.
Masterpieces of Italian craftsmanship thanks to which international markets are dealt with in the medium to high range and luxury segments.
Thanks to diversification, great attention to quality, research and design, using natural and precious fibers, craftsmanship, industrial and hand-made, the Doratex Group proceeds to consolidate and develop its role of excellence at international level, relying on a large production organization and a highly qualified distribution.