About Us

TINTEX Textiles is a Portuguese company operating in the textile industry, crafting smart jersey knit fabrics, and developing sustainable strategies along the whole production process. Based in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, TINTEX puts into work 22 years of textile experience in creating both timeless and innovative circular knit fabrics for the Fashion, Athleisure, Intimate and Home Textiles segments.

In its current portfolio TINTEX has more than 5 500 active references, justified by the versatility of the work it develops and the sector to which it responds. This work focuses on the design of the finished fabric with a small percentage of service provision to some long-term partners. Exploring new concepts and perfecting proven ones is at the heart of this family company’s drive, employing and advancing breakthrough technologies to deliver unique fabric products to a contemporary world.

TINTEX believes technology is a mean to achieve quality, performance, and sustainability goals.
Thus, its efforts regarding constant innovation and responsible operation are embedded in its strategy. The expertise of TINTEX’s team allows the company to continuously optimize solutions and achieve high performance in its natural based textiles, enabling them to rise as a global leader in superior responsible fashion systems.

Based on sustainability, innovation, and a collaborative attitude, we are revealing the true colors of TINTEX.

Find more about our PURPOSE here.

See our Company Integrated Policy here.

Sustainability, innovation and style are the true ingredients of smart collections. We are looking forward to team up to fashion together a smarter future.


Swipe to find out more about our history:


A brand new company specialized in dyeing and finishing is founded.


Beginning of dyeing and finishing of TENCEL™ Lyocell smart fiber triggering new collaborations, leading to the improvement of techniques.


TINTEX becomes the fist dyeing company to produce and supply fabrics to influential brands.


TINTEX starts a new business model and launches an international commercial network.


The company begins to showcase at international fairs increasing steadily its turnover.


Change of energy source from naphtha to natural gas.


The company is certified by GOTS.


TINTEX begins special R&D projects with Scientific Institutes in order to dye without chemical dyestuffs.


New energy management system thanks to photovoltaic technology.


TINTEX becomes partner of C.L.A.S.S. ecohub and joins the Make Fashion Circular initiative by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.




TINTEX has been selected by Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence for the “SUSTAINABLE THINKING” exhibition where fashion meets art and materials.


An Innovation Open Day, powered by IAPMEI, dedicated to 400 guests inside the factory is held, showcasing the history of Innovation at Tintex.


TINTEX Textiles proudly joins UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT initiative.


Launch of the patented Colorau Technology.


TINTEX announces to market the new concept of the CO.LAB, together with the founding partners.


Launch of the TINTEX TEXTILES online store.


Partnership with Quinta do Soalheiro: production of a coating that integrates grape residues from the harvest at Quinta do Soalheiro.


Opening of the Showroom in Maia - Porto



INOVATÊXTIL – iTechStyle Modtíssimo 



ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category “Outer Layer”


Hightex Award – Munich Fabric Start
1st Place


ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category ”Soft Equipment”

Munich Fabric Start – Hightex Award
3rd Place

Future Textile Awards (nominee)
in the category “Best Innovation for Sustainable Textile”


Techtextil Innovation Award
in the category “Sustainable Solution” for project Picasso

German Design Award
in the category “Excelent Product Design”

ISPO Munich – Best Product
in the category “Base Layer”


in the category “Membranes & Coatings” for reference 5308TC – B.Cork™ (Coating Technology)

ISPO Selection
in the category “Accelerated Eco” for the reference 5202ND01 (Colorau – Natural Dyeing Technology)

in the category “Performing Finishes” for the reference 5665A8 – Pique 100% CO (Plummy Finishing)


ISPO Best Product
in the category “Membranes & Coatings” for reference TC5799 – Alternative to leather – Pine shell

in the category “Soft Equipment” for the reference TC6045 – Coating with grapes residues



ISPO Best Product
in the category “Base Layer” for reference 6061




Our team of over 135 skilled professionals is committed to our values and delivers high quality jersey innovations.

Persistence paves the way to success.
Telma Rodrigues

TINTEX –  A role model in prosperity, the direct result of a great team.

Tânia Souto
Colour Controller
A lot of people dream of success, but only hard working people are able to achieve it.
Susana Pereira
Lab Technician
There’s no excellence without commitment.
Sónia Salam

TINTEX – synonym with success which is a direct result of commitment and dedication.

Sandra Esteves
Production Planning Manager
We exist to bring colour and texture to life.
Sandra Abreu
Colour Development Technician
TINTEX and I dream of a brighter future.
Rui Barros
Finishing Area Manager
Ricardo Silva

Doing more with less is our goal, quality and environment are our flagships.

Paulo Enes
Head of Maintenance & Infrastructures

Praising in public and tweaking in private, leadership is correcting without offending and guiding without humiliating.

Olga Fontainhas
Quality Control Technician
A Naturally Advanced Team!
Natália Correia
Key Account Manager
BEING TINTEX – is daring to see differently ahead of others and having the audacity and persistence to achieve goals, adding value, and using restlessness and passion as catalysts for Innovation.
Mário Jorge Silva
President of the Board

Believing is paramount, but attitude makes all the difference.

Marcos Garcia
Dyeing Area Manager

At TINTEX, every worker represents a part of the final result, combining various mind-sets into a single goal – success!

Lucas Barros
Head of Coating Production

Alone we can at times win, but as a team we can win all the time.

José Manuel Teixeira
Logistics Technician
Thinking differently makes us truly innovative.
Ivo Carpinteira
Purchasing Technician

Working at TINTEX is being presented with a new challenge every day.

Helena Ferreira
Colour Lab Manager

Unity is the best way to achieve goals.

Fernando Marques
Purchasing Technician

Team work is bringing together various ways of thinking with the same goal in mind.

Diogo Roque
Dyeing Team Leader

t’s great to work at a corporation which invests in initiatives that help protect the environment.

Clara Martins
Colour Lab Technician

Success is not an impossible mission, but rather the result of hard work.

Cátia Mendes
Logistics Technician

With eyes set on the future!

Catarina Rodrigues
Brand Development Manager

TINTEX – we surpassed hurdles and challenges, and we strengthened our team secure of an innovative, structured, organized, and sustainable future.

Carolina Lopes
Logistics Technician

We add creativity to knowledge and the end result is beautiful.

Carlos Fernandes
Maintenance Technician

Naturally… we’re the best!

Carlos Esteves
Head of Automation

Success is the sum of small continued efforts, of employing constant Innovation and evolution in the TINTEX team.

João Carlos Araújo
Logistics Operator

Today’s resolve is tomorrow’s success.

Carla Paula

Our high performance and smooth products rely on the smart and sustainable way in which we protect the environment.

André Silva
Finishing Team Leader

The daily effort and dedication of a great team allow us to pursue and reach the most incredible goals.

André Maia
Head of Production

With quality and acknowledgement, we keep on innovating to achieve success.

Anabela Magalhães
Product Portfolio Technician

The heat of the textile industry.

Ana Rosa Barros
Administrative and Financial Manager

TINTEX, where we all have our eyes set on the future.

Ana Sofia Oliveira
Business Developer

Team Work, Motivation, Professionalism, Dedication, Unity and Focus on Goals are essential attributes in making a difference!

Ana Margarida Lourenço
Purchasing Technician

Differentiation and Perfectionism are our guidelines.

Ana Eusébio
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