THE SECRET OF SILK
One day, resting under the shade of the white mulberry tree, China’s “Yellow Empress” was transfixed by a cocoon that fell into her teacup and began to unravel. The Empress located the source of the cocoon – the mulberry silk moth – and began cultivating silkworms. According to legend, she invented the reel and loom to weave the threads into vibrant fabric. This 5000-year-old story tells of the discovery of silk and the beginning of sericulture.
For 5000 years, silk fibers have been woven to create the most sought after and beautiful fabrics. Silk was once a closely guarded secret. Today, it is cultivated and woven around the world. Yet the silkworm continues to amaze us.
Science has identified a remarkable protein in the sheath protecting the fiber: sericin.
Sericin has demonstrated exceptional properties that few natural ingredients can offer, with proven therapeutic and cosmetic use. It remains somewhat of a secret, guarded by a small number of laboratories and brands.
In the past, supply, quality, and costs constraints have limited sericin's use.
Seritech has developed a solution.
OUR VISION IS TO BECOME THE MARKET LEADER IN SILK PROTEINS BY UPCYCLING WASTE AND OFFERING EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCTS THAT MAKE AN IMPACT.
To operate an efficient, sustainable, and ethical industrial process, from farmer to consumer, upcycling unexploited waste and releasing powerful silk proteins.
SeriTech is the result of our founder’s willingness to embrace the natural qualities found in silk production, enhancing a long family heritage in the silk industry. We have developed a process to make this remarkable protein available to brands who aspire to offer rejuvenating and regenerating cosmetic products, and companies committed to leveraging the core properties of sericin for multi-domain applications.
OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Secured supply of raw material
SeriTech has a secured relationship with the largest silk producer in Thailand, assembling a collective of over 3,000 farms to supply silk proteins in a sustainable, environmentally friendly manner. This ensures quality control and reduces costs. We offer these technologically advanced proteins to cosmetics and pharmaceutical brands. Our line of premium cosmetic products has been developed with a leading Swiss skincare laboratory.
Mastered industrial process
We have perfected our extraction process and control every step. This guarantees uniform molecular properties, quality, and supply. We promote and use silk proteins in skin and hair care products, as well as medical applications.