Textile chemistry

2020-09-16

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

Belgian textile innovator Devan Chemicals was lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology, known under its trade name as BI-OME®. The non-leaching attributes of the technology coupled with its ability to reduce microbial mutation make it a potential candidate for textiles where durability and safe human contact are highly valued.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-10

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the 4,320 color references of its Color Atlas library have been selected by Shima Seiki and integrated into their ‘SDS-ONE APEX’ series of software for the design, planning and virtual sampling of textile and apparel.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-09

Devan today announces new test results confirming the high performance virus-reducing capabilities of its BI-OME fabric coating technology on both unwashed and intensely washed fabrics. According to independent testing, BI-OME is proven to achieve 99% and higher virus reduction, including of SARS-COV-2, on samples before washing and retains 98.5% even after 25 wash cycles.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-03

Huntsman Textile Effects has extended its industry-leading HIGH IQ® brand-assurance program with the launch of HIGH IQ® Lasting Black eco. Based on Huntsman’s award-winning AVITERA® SE Black reactive dye, the new color-retention program will help mills, brands and retailers meet global demand for eco-friendly black shades that retain their intense color even after repeated washing.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-13

MAS+ and HeiQ announce a partnership in producing functional personal protective equipment (PPE) integrating HeiQ’s latest antiviral textile technology.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-03

Chemical industry on the pathway to renewable carbon

This summer the first survey on renewable carbon in the chemical industry was conducted. 20 to 25% of the carbon supply is already renewable.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-27

Leading textile tech innovators unite to create garment fully powered by HEIQ VIROBLOCK

The upshot of a collaboration among 2A-NYGUARD, COATS, HEIQ, VAGOTEX and SITIP, JUST 5 is an ingenious ‘viroblocked’ jacket that provides the best garment solution for resuming normal life by protecting the wearer, loved ones and everyone encountered.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-12

BASF redefines the future of the footwear industry with its first global Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan

BASF today opened the doors of its first-ever global Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan, a key footwear manufacturing hub in Asia. Located within the footwear manufacturing site of its strategic partner Longterm Concept (LTC) in Changhua, Taiwan, the BASF Footwear Innovation Center will bring footwear professionals, manufacturers, and designers together to co-create new-generation footwear.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-06

Borealis delivers positive second quarter financial result despite Covid-19 and a low oil price environment

Borealis announces a net profit of EUR 64 million for the second quarter of 2020, compared to EUR 328 million in the same quarter of 2019. The deterioration in profit compared to the second quarter of 2019 was mainly driven by the negative inventory value development due to the declining oil price, a decreased advantage from the use of light feedstock versus naphtha, and the unplanned outage of the steam cracker in Sweden.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

BASF South East Asia joins ZDHC Foundation to scale up sustainability in the leather, textile, and footwear industry

BASF South East Asia has joined the ZDHC Foundation as a “Contributor” in its Chemical Industry category. The partnership with the Foundation and its extensive pool of experts from organizations in the textile, apparel, leather and footwear industry underlines BASF’s commitment to being an industry leader in driving sustainable chemistry, innovation and best practices. Additionally, Haptex® is the first BASF material solution that has received the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification for the production of synthetic leather.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

Teijin Aramid announces its premium para-aramid is on the way to Mars in NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover

Teijin Aramid, a world leader in aramid, announces that, with the successful launch of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover from Cape Canaveral in Florida, its Technora® high-performance fiber is again enabling space exploration. The premium para-aramid Technora® plays a critical role in the structure of the Rover’s landing parachute, developed by Airborne Systems and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which will be deployed during descent to Mars in February 2021.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

Teijin and Kinoshita Fishing Net develop world's first fishing net made with UHMWPE film

Teijin Limited and Kinoshita Fishing Net Mfg. Co., Ltd. jointly announced today that they have developed the world's first high-performance knotless fishing net made with an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) film. Kinoshita Fishing Net will begin selling MX-4 made with Teijin’s Endumax® UHMWPE film in early August and is targeting annual sales of 50 tons by 2025, including Endumax® fishing nets for purse seine net fishing and later for traps, fish farms and trawling.

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Textile chemistry

2020-07-30

Toray’s Advanced High-Surface-Area Ultrafiltration (UF) Membrane Modules Selected at Large-Scale Water Treatment Facilities Worldwide

Toray Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that a large-scale wastewater treatment facility has started purifying water with Toray's latest UF membrane technology. The wastewater facility located in Wuxi New District, an industrial park in Wuxi, China, was built by GreenTech Environmental Co., Ltd., a leading provider of advanced membrane treatment solutions.

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2020-07-30

CHEMLOGIS and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Mexico

2020-07-29

BASF calculates CO2 footprint of all sales products

2020-07-23

Soorty selects Archroma technologies for a new denim collection combining eco-advanced colors with hygiene & protection

2020-07-20

AFFIX Labs launches world’s first long-lasting surface treatment to kill the coronavirus

2020-07-09

UAE company ViroMasks developed probably the world’s safest reusable anti-viral mask

2020-07-09

Breathable water-based synthetics

2020-07-08

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital® range for immunity-boosting properties

2020-07-02

HeiQ Viroblock certified as cosmetic grade & bio-based renewable

2020-07-01

Antiviral properties of selected Sanitized® products on hard, non-porous surfaces are confirmed

2020-07-01

Ascend files first FDA 510(k) submission based on Acteev™ technology

      
2020-06-25

Solvay starts up new Hydrogen Peroxide dilution and packing plant in Vietnam

2020-06-25

DyStar commits to the collective effort of driving the textile and leather industry towards sustainable production

2020-06-25

HeiQ and Intexso biochem celebrate seven years of partnership in the fast-growing and innovative market of India

2020-06-25

Finally: the fast-acting, all-in-one, highly durable antibacterial and antiviral solution for textiles: RUCO®-BAC AGP.

2020-06-18

INVISTA holds groundbreaking ceremony for 400,000-ton/year ADN plant in Shanghai