Our warehouse is located in Trinidad, Flores, located at 186 km from the capital city Montevideo, where the greasy wool from growers is collected, weighed and classed.
After the wool is sorted and classed, it is packed into wool bales which are cored and tested by Laserscan at the warehouse laboratory which has Interwoollabs certification.
Lanera Piedra Alta is CENTEX combing mill, and it is located in Florida city, 100 kms away from Montevideo.
It is equipped with a high quality scouring and combing technology and machinery, Thibeau cards and Schlumberger combers. All different stages of the scouring and combing processes as well as grease extraction are monitored through a easy-to-access software system which enables a close-eye production control.
Lanera Piedra Alta processes about 15.000 kgs of wooltops daily, which makes up to about 15% of the country’s wool tops total exports.
Since the very beginning the focus was placed on quality in order to reach the requirements of the most quality demanding markets.
Lanera Piedra Alta has been certified ISO9001-2000 from OQS (Austrian Association for the Certification of Quality System) being the first combing mill in Uruguay and South America to achieve such certificate. The mill has also achieved OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certification and Interwoollabs certification under seal Nbr. 81.
Our combing plant also has GOTS certification for GOTS organic wool processing.