• Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Research and Development

Persistence, dedication, innovation, determination are some examples of what both sports and production mean to us. In many ways, athletes’ values are aligned with ours since we apply them to get to the top and offer the best of ourselves.

We are constantly studying new textile possibilities to keep improving our products and services, always assuring the highest quality standards. Through our Research & Development Department, we can use acquired knowledge to turn our clients’ ideas into reality and to create products that meet ever-increasing market demands.

We are also collaborating with various universities and technology companies in the creation of the latest apparel textiles and machinery innovations for the industry.

Commitment to quality, comfort, shape, well-being, functionality, fashion, and innovation Using functional textiles fibres to produce «intelligent jersey fabrics» allows us to present a wide range of multifunctional products which are becoming more competitive, answering to demands and exigencies of worldwide customers.

Some of the most innovative functional fibres, as considered by international laboratories, have been used by Playvest to produce underwear and sports garments. These innovative fibres bring amazing results with recognized characteristics.

Play the Best project


This project includes the research and development of new fibres, fabrics and high-performance seamless garments. Play the Best platform receives the support of various NEXTIL GROUP production plants and the backing of two prestigious European universities.

We are constantly carrying out tests with both professional and amateur athletes, to improve the technical solutions of seamless fabrics and garments and adapting them to each sports’ training and competition demands.

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D
Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Collaborations


To keep evolving and offering the latest products and materials to the brands we work with, we are collaborating with various European universities and technology companies. Sharing values and ideas with other associations and businesses has allowed us to create new materials and establish new techniques for the textile industry.

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Auxetic Seamless


The objective of this project is to develop seamless garment protection against low-speed impact. By using innovative textile technologies such as: non-performing polymeric materials, auxetic structures and nanomaterials, combined with biomimetic designs, we will be able to offer garments with outstanding ergonomics, functionality, and comfort.

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D
Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D

Sustainable products


Mixing our two passions – innovation and sustainability – we have managed to create innovative materials to keep progressing to a greener production. Biodegradable and recycled materials are now part of our product offer. We always ensure that the results are aligned with our high quality levels in terms of adaptability, support and softness before offering them to any of our clients.

Playvest – Nextil Group Sports Division | R&D