Textile chemistry

2021-06-10

Archroma launches its new 'Color Atlas' for polyester to turn inspiration into a collection in just a few clicks

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the launch of its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1’440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children's clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles.

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Textile chemistry

2021-06-14

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it has reached definitive agreements for the divestment of its Pigments business to a consortium of Heubach Group (“Heubach”) and SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”) at an Enterprise Value (EV) of CHF 805 million to CHF 855 million on a cash and debt free basis, depending on an earn-out payment of CHF 50 million contingent on the 2021 financial performance of Clariant’s Pigments business. This represents a multiple of 10.7 to 11.4 times the stand-alone adjusted 12-month EBITDA per April 2021 (LTM).

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-27

Increased use of circular raw materials thanks to INSQIN® waterborne PU technology

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-20

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the release of its Sustainability Report for its fiscal year 2020.

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-20

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announces that a successful first year on the U.S. home care market with its whiteness solutions for laundry and detergents.

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-12

Huntsman Textile Effects presents range of high-performance solutions for performance apparel at Performance Days Digital Fair Week

Huntsman Textile Effects, global leader in innovative solutions and environmentally sustainable products, will highlight its extensive end-to-end suite of protection effects and high-performance solutions for performance apparel at the Performance Days Digital Fair Week this May. Huntsman will also deliver a presentation on sustainability, showcasing the top megatrends impacting the textile industry.

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-12

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support circularity programmes

Textile innovator Devan Chemicals recently added two more products to its range of bio-based textile finishes. One being a softener, the other one a quick-dry finish. Both are derived from vegetable oils and are in line with the company’s latest innovations on bio-based chemistry.

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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

Covestro is setting the right course for the future

“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

2021-04-22

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

2021-04-15

3D-printed TPU insoles

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

End of the transition period towards adopting ZDHC MRSL V2.0

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

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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