Product History

A short history

1974

Slasher dyeing

Slasher dyeing
UCO starts up indigo dyeing on the first worldwide built continuous indigo slasher dyeing machine
1978

Stripes & checks

Stripes & checks
UCO starts dyeing and weaving stripes & checks
1980

Sulphur colours

Sulphur colours
UCO starts dyeing various sulphur colours on a new slasher machine
1988

Colour red

Colour red
UCO starts slasher dyeing the colour red
1990

Reactive colours

UCO starts slasher dyeing reactive colours
1993

Casual denim

Casual denim
UCO starts up a casual denim line of soft and clean indigo and colour woven fabrics
1995

Stretch

Stretch
50% of UCO’s denim production is made with stretch  
1996

45% power stretch

UCO develops a 45% power stretch
1998

Bleached denim

UCO starts producing bleached denim
2000

Pigment coatings

Pigment coatings
UCO develops pigment coatings on top of colour denims
2001

T400

T400
UCO introduces T400 in it’s denim range
2002

Dual core strech

UCO pioneers with developing dual core stretch yarn now branded as DualFX yarn
2003

Resin finishes

UCO starts making resin finishes
2007

Bi-stretch

Bi-stretch
UCO develops a bi-stretch denim using T400 in the core of the warp
2008

Leather coating

Leather coating
UCO develops the leather coating finish
2010

3D denim

UCO develops a 3D denim mixing colour denim and PU coatings
2011

Glitter coating

Glitter coating
UCO develops the glitter coating
2012

Water repellent

UCO starts making water repellent denim
2013

80% stretch leather coated denim

UCO starts introduces an 80% stretch leather coated denim
2014

Prints

UCO develops prints on indigo & colour denim and leather coated denims
2015

Corporate & kitchen apparel

Corporate & kitchen apparel
UCO starts a corporate & kitchen apparel indigo and colour denim line
2016

stay blue and stay black

UCO develops the first indigo dyed stay blue and sulphur dyed stay black denim
2017

Workwear

Workwear
UCO starts a workwear indigo collection