Handing responsibility to people
Elmer & Zweifel had already processed their first cotton sourced from organic cultivation in 1995. A casual cooperation with this project ended when we started to work with steady contractional partners in Kirgizstan and Uganda in 2004. Since then Cotonea monitors the entire production process from the cultivation on the cotton fields to spinning, weaving, refining and tailoring until the product reaches the shops.
With the introduction of Cotonea in 2003 the owners of Elmer & Zweifel fulfilled a dream: their own high-quality and sustainably produced cotton products under an own brand that is orientated towards the client. With that, working specifically for the client became a new and ambitious task. In 1993 the original headquarters in Swabian Bempflingen was complemented by a modern manufacturing plant near Náchod in the Czech Republic.