Textile chemistry

2018-12-06

Absolute Denim to become first denim manufacturer to convert 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo solution

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that Thailand-based Absolute Denim will be the first denim manufacturer to switch 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo dyeing.

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Textile chemistry

2018-11-01

In 2016, the Italian textile chemical company Officina+39 invented Recycrom – color powders made from 100% textile waste. Almost immediately, Recycrom was being rated as one of the biggest innovations in dyestuffs in the last 50 years. In 2017, the clean dye won the Keyhouse Hightex Award at Munich Fabric Start 2017, and was applied to the first of two capsule collections by Italian high-street retailer OVS. As interest in this start-up technology increases exponentially, Recycrom is now set for truly mass volumes.

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Textile chemistry

2018-10-25

Textile finishing innovator Devan Chemicals presents its further findings on their Moov&Cool® ‘cool comfort’ technology for the apparel/sportswear market. The patented polymer technology was first introduced on Performance Days in April earlier this year.

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Textile chemistry

2018-10-25

HUB 1922, the fashion division of the RUDOLF GROUP, takes the stage at the Kingpins Show in Amsterdam and presents new technologies that make it possible to move away from environmentally questionable industrial practices.

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Textile chemistry

2018-10-25

Garmon Chemicals takes another leap forward and introduces in its offer the new OVD dyes collection. Showcased for the rst time at the Dutch denim expo, the range includes 22 direct dyes reaching extraordinary color effects. A versatile line, offering signi cant advantages both in terms of sustainability and saving of resources.

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Textile chemistry

2018-12-06

Teijin invests in Dutch venture Elitac to expand total safety solutions

The Teijin Group announced that on November 29 it acquired 25,000 shares, or 20 percent of the outstanding shares of Elitac B.V. Opening a new window, a startup company that develops textiles and clothing integrated with wearable sensing devices, located in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The shares were purchased through Teijin Aramid B.V. Opening a new window, the core company of the Teijin Group's aramid business, located in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

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Textile chemistry

2018-10-11

HUNTSMAN and the CHEMOURS Company expand long-standing alliance

Huntsman Textile Effects and The Chemours Company FC, LLC (‘Chemours’) have agreed to expand their long-term alliance in the area of durable water repellence (DWR). By combining the strengths of both companies in innovation, technical support and marketing, the expanded co-operation unlocks the full potential of the alliance to develop and deliver new, sustainable DWR solutions and chemistry.

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Textile chemistry

2018-09-20

Covestro promotes entrepreneurship in chemistry

Start-ups in chemistry stand for innovation and entrepreneurship, but deserve more attention. With new awards for young start-up teams and university spin-offs, Covestro is setting an example for the chemical industry: the best ideas will be systematically promoted and linked with the economy. The polymer company has honored founders with ideas for innovative, sustainable materials both in the context of the University Innovation Challenge in Frankfurt am Main and at the new Chem Start-up Award in Cologne.

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Textile chemistry

2018-09-13

ARCHROMA present again at Premiere Vision with color and effect solutions

Archroma will be presenting its innovative color palette for the textile industry, the ‘Color Atlas by Archroma®’, which contains more than 4,300 colors on cotton poplin, and an online version compatible with mobile tools.

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Textile chemistry

2018-09-07

HUNTSMAN textile effects redefines dyeing of polyester including microfiber and blends

Huntsman Textile Effects introduces UNIVADINE® E3-3D next-generation diffusion accelerant to help mills achieve high-performance dyeing of polyester, microfibers and blends in an environment-friendly way that complies with current and anticipated industry sustainability standards.

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Textile chemistry

2018-08-30

CSI releases Spring/Summer 2020 Color Analysis

Color Solutions International, a member of the DyStar® Group, has issued their COLOR ANALYSIS report for Spring/Summer 2020.

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Textile chemistry

2018-08-17

HUNTSMAN textile effects names new Global Vice President of research and technology

Huntsman Textile Effects is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajiv Banavali as its new Global Vice President of Research and Technology, effective August 10. Rajiv will join the Textile Effects senior management as part of its global leadership team and will report directly to Rohit Aggarwal, President Textile Effects.

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Textile chemistry

2018-08-13

HUNTSMAN and ICI PAKISTAN join forces to grow Pakistan´s textile sector

Huntsman Textile Effects and ICI Pakistan today entered into a strategic collaboration under which ICI Pakistan will market and distribute Huntsman's wide range of high-quality textile dyes, chemicals, digital inks and services in Pakistan. The collaboration will combine Huntsman Textile Effects’ global experience in downstream marketing, product innovation and product stewardship with ICI Pakistan’s extensive and well established local network of customers and suppliers.

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