Machete Company was born in the southwest of Galicia with the idea of showing our particular jungle to the rest of the world. Our personal point of view on skateboard, surfing and motorcycles.
WE ARE JUNGLE is our maxim, ramps, the sea, nature, roads are our paradise. We would like to show you everything that we are interested in and that we love. We hope you like it and you enjoy it such as we do.
Our Philosoy about our gods, is the creation of manufactured products through economically-sound processes that minimize negative environmental impacts while conserving energy and natural resources. Sustainable manufacturing also enhances employee, community, and product safety.
Machete Company recognises that garment manufacturing is one of the most environmentally damaging and harmful industrial sectors on the planet, and takes decisive and often pioneering steps towards addressing the many negative impacts. Starting with the sourcing of raw materials, the Company ensures full traceability of all fibres, choosing low impact cotton, Tencel® Lyocel, bamboo viscose and recycled polyester in the Continental® range, 100% certified organic cotton in the EarthPositive® range, and recycled organic cotton blended with recycled polyester in the Salvage® range.
Machete Company works with Fair Wear Foundation stamp. Every work area is under regular controls to get a company’s commitment to social causes and control programs to support introduced standards by International Labour Organization, Ethic Trading Initiative and many other international organizations. No use of child labour / No use of forced labour / Safe and healthy working conditions / Legal labour contracts / Payment of living wage / Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining / No discrimination against employees / No excessive hours of work. The quality of our yarns and fabrics is the foundation to delivering the highest quality garments. During manufacturing process the good management of almost 70% of the used threads in the production as a part of his vertical process, attending to the extern obtention. Every thread that we use, are completely combed and ring threaded.
All the fabrics are knitted at our in-house facilities, and dyed with GOTS approved chemicals, using low-water and controlled waste discharge processes, certified to OekoTex 100 Class I standard and conforming to REACH. Organic certified fabrics are dyed in our zero-discharge dyehouse, where all the water is recycled in a closed-loop system.