Construction of the company, one year after the implementation of the Republic in Portugal by Etelvina de Jesus Machado, to which he gave the name of "Manual de tecidos de algodão".
Etelvina de Jesus already had 16 Jacquard looms to produce quilts, with his marriage to Vital Marques Rodrigues, the company changed its designation to Vital Marques Rodrigues and together they bet not only on the production of fabrics, but also on dyeing.
The company takes advantage of its synergies and also produces Jacquard fabric for mattress, changing its name to Sociedade Têxtil Vital Marques Rodrigues, Filhos, Lda.
The supply of mattress cloth was diversified with the arrival of the first circular knitting machine.
With the third and fourth generation came the need to expand the area of home textiles resulting in the production terry fabrics
Currently, Vital Tecidos stands out for its wide range of products and finishes looking to satisfy the needs of its customers.