Fábrica de Tecidos do Carvalho, Lda. is a family owned company founded in 1925. Named António Moreira Gomes & Filhos, Lda. produced cotton cloth to Portuguese African Ex-Colonies. Later on, in 1960 it began producing blankets for National and European market. The extreme competition in the market and its seasonality, forced the organization to abandon this product line. After 1987, F.T.Carvalho began a rationalization process, changing the existing conditions including all the engineering devoting itself to the manufacturing of terry towels. Since then, the company invested in technology, quality, design, logistic and service, in order to achieve a competitive position and distinction of its products.
The present management is the third generation that implemented a productive system guided by high standard quality that has been opening doors to new markets worldwide.


As the market has been more demanding, F. T. Carvalho has been improving and innovating the production structure supported by an Integrated System, a modern and vertical laboratory that assures strict quality standards, a new logistic platform and the constant concern regarding environmental, health and safety issues.
Our main concern is identify and satisfy customer’s needs, through the development of new concepts and ideas that are supported by a modern and well provided design and development department.

Quality & Environment

Our Quality and Environment Policy is guided by the following requirements:
– Increase customer’s satisfaction through the quality of our products and level of service provided;
– Create partnership relations in the supply chain, in order to ensure a good company’s performance;
– Promote the involvement of the employees in the commitment with the organization’s goals;
– Enhance the continuous improvement of the product’s quality, innovation and service, in order to maintain and increase the business opportunities at the lowest cost possible;
– Ensure the continuous viability of the company;
– Maintain the Quality Management System according to the NP EN ISO 9001 standard;
– Continuously improve the Quality Management System;
– Commitment to Environmental Protection and promotion of Sustainable Development.


Our mission is to satisfy our customer`s needs and the entire surrounding community, by offering them Quality, Comfort, Innovation and Design, in a fast efficient and effective response. Do it well, Keep it well, and Deliver it well. Knowledge, Know-How and Ethics.


Fábrica de Tecidos do Carvalho, Lda. wishes to be known as a high quality terry towel manufacturer in the market, according to all standards regulations.