In December of 1979 Carizé began its activity, located in S. Martinho do Campo, a place of strong industrial implantation, dedicating its production for the national market. The company quickly develops and increases customers , and in 1984 Carizé transfers its installations to Santo Tirso. In 1991, to answer quickly to the increasing requests of the market, it terms of amount and quality, Carizé acquires a land in the periphery of the city with 8.000m ², in the locality of Carvoeira de Baixo, where it built the actual installations, with about 1200m ² of covered area. The bet in quality had its consequences in a product with raised added value, providing in this way to direct its production for the European market. This change of strategy opened the door to so diverse markets as Spain, France, the United kingdom, Germany, Norway, absorbing this market the totality of the production of the company.

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Carizé - Empresa de Confecções Lda., is a Textile company of the Secondary Sector, its total production is dedicated to articles of clothing, Of its production in 85% to 90% is made up of men’s shirts while 10% to 15% of is made up of women’s blouses.


The resultant products of the activity of the Carizé are of high quality. The company possesses the “Öko Tex - Standard 100” certificate, and in development contact for the ambient certification, meeting to the requirements of these markets, each time more competitive. The shirt (85%) and the blouse (15%) totalize the production of the Carizé, and are destined almost exclusively to the exportation. Carizé, currently with 150 people to its service, develops its product all starting for the creation and scheduling of molds, planning and automatic cut through system CAD/CAM, that allows a rigorous control in the execution of orders. In the sewing line, it still counts on adequate machines to the product and on all the automatism essential to a good productivity. The end item still benefits of an ample possibility in the choice of finishing’s, dyeing, launderings, having always the quality par excellence. The management and control of orders are made by an on-line system of production management.

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Carizé - Empresa de Confecções, Lda

Carvoeira de Baixo
Apartado 121
4780 - 416 Santo Tirso

GPS: 41º20'56.80''N, 8º29'29.07''W

Tel.: +351 252 800 820
Fax: +351 252 800 829


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  1. On the highway Porto-Braga (A3), exit in Santo Tirso
  2. On the first roundabout, exit right again to Santo Tirso
  3. Right after the roundabout keep right and exit to Lousado, Zona Industrial
  4. At the next intersection turn Left, and follow the road
  5. At the 2nd roundabout, take the 3rd exit, turning immediately to the right for Santo Tirso and go straight on
  6. On the 3rd roundabout take the 3rd exit right and follow the road until you find the recycling bins
  7. Turn Left and follow the main road. CARIZÉ will be in your front