Stahl and Ananas Anam

Leading Dutch surface expert Stahl and Ananas Anam, a pioneer company in circular innovation and product development, have achieved a breakthrough in sustainable and innovative new materials. Combining their R&D efforts has enhanced the performance and sustainability of Pinatex®, a natural textile made from pineapple-leaf fiber.

Circular economy

Both companies are committed to developing products and systems in tune with the values of a circular economy, combining research and innovation to enhance the well-being of the planet and its people through the entire lifecycle of the product, and the needs of future generations.

Reduce the industry footprint

Stahl constantly seeks ways to reduce the industry’s environmental footprint. Piñatex® is a natural and versatile plant-based material made of fibers from pineapple leaves, a by-product of the pineapple harvest. The development of Piñatex® is inspired by the principles of a circular economy and cradle-to-cradle values. Piñatex® is being marketed to the fashion and accessories, upholstery and automotive sectors. The strategic partnership with Ananas Anam offers the opportunity to finish a unique material with bio-based solutions. It is a good example of how more circular innovative materials can be introduced to the market.