EcoTEX® is a new carpet backing developed to give our customers a more sustainable choice. The felt backing is produced from more than 85% rPET material, equal to min. 50 0.5 L PET bottles per sqm. It is 100% free of bitumen, PVC, latex and other critical substances, has a low VOC emission and is produced by 100% wind energy. EcoTEX® can be used for broadloom, as it is soft and flexible, and when further processed, it is a perfect backing for carpet tiles as it gets more compact and less flexible.
Statement of the jury
Recycled PET bottles are used to manufacture carpet backing, which benefits the environment. The fact that renewable energy is also used and the product promises to be free from harmful substances is exemplary.