Future has deep roots

Our company has deep and strong roots into the heart of the textile district in Prato. We are leaders in the creation of fancy yarns for industrial knitwear and hand-knit, with own production entirely in Italy.

Since our foundation in 1947, we have never stopped focusing on research and new technologies. Our know-how is built on experience, creativity and innovation, which translate into exclusive high quality products and services rigorously Made in Italy and in competitive advantages for our customers

Partner of international brands

Lanificio dell’Olivo is one of the historical and best known brands on the Italian textile scene. Aware of this great responsibility, we have been able to renew ourselves by leveraging on our people, production capacity, processes, internally developed technologies and attention to sustainability.

Today, we are a modern company, owned by a first-rate investment fund and managed by an experienced management with an international vision of the market. Our young, cohesive and professional team collaborates with customers in a continuous exchange of ideas. For this reason too, we are proud to work alongside the most prestigious international fashion brands.

Fancy yarns, experience and passion

We are experts in the selection and acquisition of the best noble, natural, and innovative fibers that we enhance in exclusive blends for aesthetics, performance and workability thanks to deep knowledge of raw materials and proprietary production solutions.

The presence of different technologies and machinery and a consolidated know-how allow us to produce warm and comfy yarns for the winter as well as fresh and very light for the summer, with a large collection of proposals that can be worn all year round and for all the occasions

Global presence and excellent services

The quality of our yarns is recognized in Italy and abroad, where we export two thirds of the production: mainly to Europe, the United States and the Far East.

Thanks to the internal Customer Service team, the Area Managers and the widespread network of agents, we guarantee continuous contact with our customers and excellent support on products and supply logistics. Punctuality and quality in deliveries and the presence in the warehouse of large quantities of yarns ready for shipment are essential elements for us.

Tailor-made proposals

Our commitment is to provide the world of fashion with a selection of innovative fancy yarns divided into two collections during the year but always customizable according to customer needs. We value our products through research on fibers, processes, colors and structures.

We offer superior service and personalized attention to our customers in all phases of promotion, production and delivery. We love to anticipate fashion trends and guide the change with a continuous proposal of wonderful stitches with surprising combinations of colors and effects. We want to help create a competitive advantage for our customers through the excellence and uniqueness of our fancy yarns and therefore their products.

Sustainable production

In everything we do, the concept of value and care is at the center with concrete actions for sustainable development. We pay attention to spread the concept of sustainability towards the environment, the worker and the consumer health as well as animal welfare, creating products that meet high quality and safety standards, reducing waste and consumption and enhancing reuse and circularity.

We perform responsible and sustainable actions by taking care of our ideas and products while respecting the environment. Our articulated Going Green program is an act of safeguard for social responsibility, chemical risk management, traceability of the entire supply chain and environmental sustainability.


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