Royo Textile Group was honored at the third annual Fashion National Awards during a ceremony held at the Museum of Costume in Madrid on Thursday. The mill received the National Textile Industry Award for the textile and raw materials sector.

José Royo, fourth-generation owner of Royo Textile Group, accepted the award presented by Her Majesty Queen Letizia Ortiz.

Royo has researched, developed and manufactured textiles in Spain for more than 100 years. The mill has made significant headway in making denim more sustainable by reducing its energy consumption and CO2 emissions and establishing its own system to reduce the use of water and chemicals.

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