Textile chemistry

2021-04-29

AFFIX Labs and leading seat manufacturer Franz Kiel strike deal to use Si-Quat, an anti-microbial coating

AFFIX Labs’ anti-microbial surface coating is being deployed to protect public transport interiors from contagious microbes such as the SARS-COV-2 virus, by Kiel, a global leader in the manufacture of transportation seating

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-22

“We demonstrated last year that Covestro can masterfully manage a crisis. But we will not simply be content with this. Not at all. We are actively setting the right course for the future,” said CEO Dr. Markus Steilemann at the Group’s Annual General Meeting this year.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-15

Materials manufacturer Covestro and orthopedic service provider GeBioM mbH, based in Münster, Germany, are expanding their cooperation in the field of orthopedic footwear. In addition to producing lasts and trial shoes, they now support orthopedic shoemakers in the production of custom insoles using 3D printing.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

This week marks the end of the transition period to phase out ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) V1.1 since the release of ZDHC MRSL V2.0 in November 2019. During this period the latest version of the ZDHC MRSL was adopted.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

The Borealis Supervisory Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Gangl (49) as new CEO of Borealis AG, effective 1 April 2021. Thomas Gangl succeeds Alfred Stern (56), who assumes the role of OMV’s Executive Board member for Chemicals & Materials.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-22

Teijin, JGC and Itochu Conclude joint agreement on the license business of Polyester chemical recycling technology

Teijin Limited, JGC Holdings Corporation and ITOCHU Corporation have signed a joint agreement on the license business of polyester chemical recycling technology from discarded polyester textile products.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

2021 Ultrasuede® x Labelhoood Innovation Award Winner chosen

Toray Industries, Inc., and Labelhood today announced the selection of Jacques Wei as the winner of the 2021 Ultrasuede® x Labelhood Innovation Award. He is the founder of his namesake women’s fashion brand. The award was in recognition of the highly accomplished and forward-thinking approach in Mr. Wei’s design, which combines classic elements with simple, contemporary silhouettes. His ethos is in keeping with Toray’s commitment to the ongoing evolution of the Ultrasuede brand.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

Devan and Jeanologia join forces to reduce water usage for antimicrobial and skincare finishes for post garment treatments

Devan, leader in sustainable and functional textile finishes, has been working together with Jeanologia, a global leader in sustainable and efficient finishing technologies for textiles, to reduce further water consumption during the application of Devan’s awarded BI-OME® antimicrobial and R-Vital® skincare range.

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Textile chemistry

2021-03-25

Ralph Lauren revolutionizes how the fashion industry dyes cotton

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today introduces Color on Demand, a revolutionary dyeing platform that will transform how the fashion industry colors cotton – more sustainably, more effectively and faster than ever before. The Company has established Color on Demand, a multi-phased system, with a clear ambition to deliver the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system.

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Textile chemistry

2021-03-25

“Best CO2 Utilisation 2021”: The three winners of the innovation award are turning CO2 into methanol, cleaners, plastic packaging or surfactants

CO2 has become famous in a sad way. Carbon Recycling International from Iceland, LanzaTech from USA and Covestro from Germany transform it into usable raw materials.

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Textile chemistry

2021-03-25

Archroma celebrates 3 years of working with aniline-free(1) indigo heroes

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, celebrates nearly 3 years of successfully converting the denim industry to aniline-free(1) pre-reduced liquid indigo. Archroma launched its aniline-free(1) Denisol® Pure Indigo in May 2018(3).

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Textile chemistry

2021-03-18

Clariant strengthens position in China with inauguration of One Clariant Campus

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the official opening of its One Clariant Campus in Shanghai, China. Across a total floor space of approximately 24,000 m2, the Campus will be home to Clariant’s Greater China Operational Headquarters as well as the Innovation Center China.

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Textile chemistry

2021-03-17

Devan launches range of bio-based fragrances for textiles

Textile innovator Devan is launching a new range of bio-based fragrances, named SceNTL®. The range uses traceable raw materials and an external lab has confirmed that the bio-content of the fragrances is above 85%.

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