Quality, professionalism and competence Fábrica de Malhas Tiva Lda is a Portuguese family-owned export textile company based in Barcelos, near Porto. Founded in 1973, its hallmarks are quality, professionalism and proficiency. Located in northern Portugal, TIVA’s keen attention to detail has made it one of the leaders in the Portuguese knitwear industry. TIVA has more than 40 years of experience producing knitwear and has been working with both internationally renowned and emerging brands. Since 1973 this factory has been producing top quality products for a range of established contemporary and well-known premium brands. It’s a truly progressive factory that has gone from strength to strength under a robust and hands-on leadership of Paula Gomes, who’s been in the fashion industry for decades and knows it like the back of her hand. With the help of her daughters, Paula makes sure that everything and everyone are focused on the matter at hand: producing high-quality items and maintaining professional standards and exuding expertise every step of the way. It’s a combination of know-how, passion, dedication and love for their craft.