Textile chemistry

2022-09-29

HeiQ launches HeiQ Allergen* Tech making home textiles sanitation easier and lasting

HeiQ announces the launch of a 100% biobased, proprietary textile technology, HeiQ Allergen Tech, which aims to improve the lives of all the ones who suffer from allergies. This technology reduces inanimate allergens, like house dust mite matter, and pet allergens, and can be easily added in the finishing stage of the manufacturing process of textiles for bedding and furniture purposes.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-15

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has developed an eco-friendly tire cord made from an adhesive that does not contain resorcinol formaldehyde (RF), which is harmful to the human body and the environment, and also incorporates a low-environmental impact chemically recycled polyester fiber for rubber reinforcement. According to the company, this is the world's first commercialization of a tire cord that combines an RF-free adhesive and a chemically recycled polyester fiber.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-15

Microban International is pleased to introduce Refresh™ – its newest, patent-pending, sustainable odor capture technology that is completely metal free. This innovative technology is proven to reduce odors by up to 93% on polyester and polyester-rich blends, even after 30 home launderings.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-08

DMIx partners with e.dye Waterless & Clean Color System

Two strong players in digital color management and ecological impact are partnering up and joining forces to transform the digital color market for a more sustainable future. ColorDigital GmbH, with its interactive collaboration platform DMIx®, is proud to announce that e.dye, textile manufacturer and creator of the superior e.dye® Waterless & Clean Color System, is now available as partner on the DMIx platform.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-08

Sirial TIS NATUR for very soft leathers

As part of the pioneering Pulcra Naturalis® initiative, the Pulcra development team has introduced Sirial® TIS NATUR. The product has been designed as the main fatliquor for very soft leathers with good fullness, sponginess and a waxy feel. Applications range from shoe uppers to garment and sofa leathers.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-01

Microban launches industry groundbreaking antimicrobial technology for cotton

Microban International is pleased to unveil its new, game-changing technology – DuraTech™ by Microban® – an antimicrobial additive with superior wash durability designed explicitly for cotton applications. This ground-breaking non-heavy metal technology helps to prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria up to 99.99 percent after 75 home launderings which far exceeds industry standards. DuraTech also works to keep cotton fabrics fresher for longer by reducing odors up to 99 percent even after 75 home launderings.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-25

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, announced today two partnerships with Mexico-based agencies, Eurotécnica Textil S.A. de C.V. and Control Técnico y Representaciones S.A. de C.V. (CTR). The partnerships will expand support for Datacolor customers throughout the country.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-25

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has developed the world’s first 100% bio-based adipic acid, a raw material for nylon 66 (polyamide 66), from sugars derived from inedible biomass. This achievement came from using a proprietary synthesis technique combining the company’s microbial fermentation technology and chemical purification technology that harnesses separation membranes.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-25

Toray launches Toraypearl™PA6 Polymer delivering exceptional 3D printing strength, thermal resistance, and quality

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has completed a mass production system and initiated sales of Toraypearl™PA6. This truly spherical polyamide 6 particle offers outstanding high strength, heat resistance, and surface smoothness for powder bed fusion 3D printers (see note 1). The production facility for this offering should be fully operational by the fiscal year ending March 2026, and further expanding this business and lifting capacity will be insighted.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-18

Alchemie’s low energy textile technology improves cost and sustainability of workwear functional finishing

Novara™ system achieves 46% energy saving and 52% water reduction for polycotton durable water repellent (DWR) fabric finishing, achieving high performance even after 20 washes

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-18

CHT USA expands focus on performance textiles in the Americas

CHT USA brings a fresh approach for brands and retailers to incorporate high performance properties into performance apparel and outerwear designs while also meeting the sustainability goals for today’s eco-conscious consumers. CHT provides a full suite of innovation effects that can be engineered to create unique and sustainable performance textiles. Through collaborative partnerships and engineering expertise, CHT works with customers to develop innovative, responsible fabrics that balance business needs while meeting price and sustainability requirements.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-18

Pulcra Chemicals sees PULCRA TEC as an important step for a greener future

Always stay nice and dry. PULCRA TEC® protects textiles from moisture in the long term. On the one hand, liquids cannot penetrate fabrics treated with PULCRA TEC®. Instead, the moisture remains in drop form on the fabric and can simply be wiped away or run off. It has been proven that clothing treated with PULCRA TEC® retains its original appearance better than untreated textiles. The PULCRA TEC® protective finish can also be breathable or protect the surface against water pressure. Always In addition, PULCRA TEC® withstands many washing cycles.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-11

Eastman board elects new director

The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has elected Eric L. Butler as a director. Butler is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Union Pacific Corporation.

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Textile chemistry

2022-08-11

Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corporation

Archroma, a global leader in sustainable specialty chemicals and solutions and a portfolio company of U.S.-based private investment firm SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”), today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Textile Effects business (“Textile Effects”) from Huntsman Corporation.

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2022-07-20

Archroma releases its Color Atlas online library for open access in design software for fashion, apparel, and textiles

2022-07-14

Partial withdrawal and suspension of certification under the ISO9001 International Standard for Quality Management Systems

2022-07-07

DOMO Chemicals and Hynamics commit to joint project for the production of polyamides from low-carbon hydrogen

2022-06-30

DyStar celebrates 125 years of indigo excellence

2022-06-30

BOREALIS introduces Borvida™, a portfolio of circular base chemicals, to feed a future that is circular in both plastic and in carbon

2022-06-23

RUDOLF celebrates its 100th birthday at TECHTEXTIL with performance and sustainability

2022-06-23

Devan lives up to its sustainability legacy and expands cooling technology range

2022-06-22

Archroma to introduce new PFC-free* Smartrepel® technology for durable water-based soil repellence

2022-06-21

Bluesign announces partnership with SCTI to create the first comprehensive sustainable chemistry index for the textile industry

2022-06-16

Patagonia & HeiQ launch jointly developed next generation mint-based textile odor control technology

      
2022-06-15

Archroma at Techtextil 2022 with enhanced sustainability, colors, performance and protection

2022-06-02

Covestro receives ‘Safety Award Grand Prize’ from the Japan Chemical Industry Association

2022-06-02

CHT Group is exhibitor at the trade fair Techtexil 2022

2022-06-02

Borealis Innovation Award 2022 for the best HTL final papers

2022-05-05

DOMO Chemicals invests to expand production capacity of TECHNYL® polyamide in China to meet growing market demand