Our History

2022

GREEN ENERGY PHOTOVOLTAIC WIND POWER

2021

BIGGEST IMPROVEMENT ON SUSTAINABLE COMPROMISE

  • The Company kept leading the way to a more sustainable future and reached a production of 75% of sustainable denim fabrics.
2020

SUSTAINABILITY FOCUSED

  • 20% of the collection is produced with sustainable materials, dyeing or finishing processes.
2018

The company name is changed to EVLOX

  • Direct, global, highlighting the constant evolution of the company while maintaining its essence and legacy.
2016

NEW OWNERSHIP

  • A new investment group acquires the Company. This iniciated a business expansión foused on R&D empowerment.
2013

REORIENTATION IN EUROPE

  • Renewed strategy focused on the European market.
2007

ACQUISITION OF TWO PLANTS IN MEXICO

  • The Company increased the production capacity with these two plants in the Mexican towns of Puebla and Tlaxcala.
2006

TAVEX ALGODONERA MERGES WITH SANTISTA TEXTIL

  • The fusión of these two companies was oficial and Tavex Corporation was created (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Europe).
2003

ACQUISITION OF SAMPERE S.A. COMPANY

  • By acquiring the 100% of Sampere S.A. the Company is focused on producing home textile fabrics.
2002

AMERICAN INTERNATIONALIZATION

  • The Company purchased the industrial assets of the Industrial Company Textil de Puebla.
1991

NEW FACTORY IN SETTAT (MOROCCO)

  • By building this Factory the Company stood out as Europe’s leading denim manufacturer.
1989

THE LARGEST DENIM MANUFACTURER IN SPAIN

  • Tavex started trading on the Stock Exchanges of Madrid, Bilbao and Valencia. Five plants are acquired in Valencia (Spain): two denim plants in Alginet and Navarrés and three flat plants in Buñol, Millares and Játiva.
1970

FIRST ROPE DYEING MACHINE IN SPAIN

  • The production started to be focused only on denim fabrics.
1936

ADAPTATION AND REINVENTION

  • With the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the Company was forced to change its blue working clothes to khaki cloth for military uniforms.
1901

ALGODONERA DE SAN ANTONIO S.A.

  • The Company changed its name and was specialised in workwear fabrics. It was not only operating in Spain but also had customers in London.
1846

COMPANY BIRTH

  • José Julián Blanc, together with Frois and Silva started the Company under the name of Fábrica de Hilados, Tejidos y Estampados de Vergara in Gipuzkoa (Spain) on January 23rd. This Factory was specialised in calico textiles and other cotton fabrics, with the predominance of indigo color.