Vitale Barberis Canonico

Manufacturer of menswear fabrics in wool, mohair, cashmere. It was founded in Prativero di Biella in 1936 and is still owned by the same family. Turnover, which in 1993 amounted to 72 billion liras reached, in 1998, 111 billion liras. It produces more than 4.5 million meters of fabric, against the 3.5 million of 1993.