Textile chemistry

2021-01-13

RUDOLF GROUP launches bio-based DWR performance from natural sources

The RUDOLF GROUP is an uncontested agent of positive change especially when it comes to pioneering technologies that help transforming the textile and fashion industries. A shining example of conscious leadership played by the RUDOLF GROUP over the past decades is the invention and introduction of fluorine-free Durable Water Repellency (DWR) for textile and apparel. Since 2003, the RUCO?-DRY product line has gradually convinced the industry that water-resistance can be achieved through the study and replica of natural models.

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Textile chemistry

2021-01-07

In cooperation with the ITSMgroup, PFAFF INDUSTRIAL produces special masks that can be reused up to 20 times. This is possible by the use of HEIQ VIROBLOCK from HeiQ Materials AG company. Best breathability and reusability of the mask make it ideal for use at work or in the professional environment.

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Textile chemistry

2021-01-07

Devan’s latest technology, R-Vital Multivitamin, meets the requirements of the Standard 100 by Oeko-tex® (Class II). The technology is part of Devan’s R-Vital® range of microencapsulated active ingredients and consists of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger.

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Textile chemistry

2020-12-17

Covestro is driving forward the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the company as well as throughout the entire chemical industry. As part of these efforts, the Leverkusen-based materials manufacturer is conducting several pilot projects across different divisions to investigate how digital technologies can make processes more efficient and sustainable.

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Textile chemistry

2020-12-17

The management of CHT Germany GmbH thanks Dr. Ralf Brückmann for the long-lasting successful cooperation in the business field of General Industries. Dr. Ralf Brückmann will end his active role as Head of BF General Industries on December 31, 2020 after 21 years with the company. Since joining the company on October 1, 1999, Dr. Brückmann has held major roles throughout the company.

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Textile chemistry

2020-12-03

Covestro: with renewable raw materials on the way to a circular economy

Crude oil - for a long time the lubricant of the world. As a fuel, for heating and cooling and as a raw material in industry, for example for the production of plastics. But the reserves of crude oil are limited. And its use releases CO2 – to the detriment of the climate. A particularly sustainable alternative to oil is biomass. The materials manufacturer Covestro is increasingly offering bio-based products and, together with partners from numerous countries, is advancing research in this field.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-23

Archroma tops Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-05

CHT Group publishes Sustainability Report 2019

As an internationally positioned company for specialty chemicals, the CHT Group stands for open and transparent communication with all stakeholders, especially our customers. Our comprehensive sustainability reporting is a prime example of this. The annual edition has now been completed and published for the period January to December 2019.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-05

Circularise and Porsche collaborate with Borealis, Covestro and Domo Chemicals to enable the traceability of plastics in the automotive sector

Circularise and Porsche together with the pioneering material suppliers Borealis, Covestro and Domo Chemicals launched a blockchain traceability project as part of the Startup Autobahn program. By digitizing materials Circularise was able to create a digital thread through the whole supply chain leading to tracing materials and CO? footprints.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-05

DyStar exhibits at China Interdye 2020

DyStar, a leading specialty chemical company with a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation will exhibit in the 20th China International Dyestuff Industry, Pigments and Textile Chemicals Exhibition – China Interdye 2020. DyStar will showcase the latest product innovations at Hall 1 booth #A330.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-05

Indorama Ventures awarded "2020 DX CEO" by IDC Thailand

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, was recognized by IDC Thailand with Mr. Aloke Lohia, Group CEO, acknowledged as the ‘2020 DX CEO’ for Thailand in this year's IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DX Awards). IDC's DX Awards recognizes outstanding organizations that have made critical breakthroughs in digital transformation, changing its business and markets across the Asia Pacific region.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-29

Cone Denim introduces Ionic+™ sustainable antimicrobial protection for denim

Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is excited to launch the newest in denim innovation – the Self-Clean Jean. In partnership with Noble Biomaterials, the global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, Cone Denim has developed its newest denim fabric using Noble’s Ionic+™ technology, which harnesses the power of positive ions embedded in yarn fibers to inhibit the growth of bacteria and microbes on the surface of fabric.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-29

RUDOLF HUB1922 : Innovation rooted into aspirational chemistry

The textile industry, one of the major industrial sectors worldwide, is going through a significant revolution, with changes taking place in various sections of textile processing. Biotechnology and biomimicry, for example, are continuously playing an important role in redefining the influence of the textile industry on society, and so is progress made in auxiliary chemistry, with advances investigated and then applied in almost every section of textile processing. The outcome is amazingly promising.

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2020-10-22

SABIC announces the latest developments of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco

2020-10-22

TANATEX Chemicals unites with other leading chemical companies to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries.

2020-10-22

FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

2020-10-22

Chemical companies unite to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries

2020-10-15

Fulgar and the Rhodia-Solvay Group collaborates for AMNI® VIRUS-BAC OFF technology

2020-10-15

Kemin Textile Auxiliaries announces rebranded creative laboratory and launches new website for Garmon Chemicals brand

2020-10-08

DyStar releases integrated Sustainability Report 2019 – 2020

2020-10-01

HeiQ and Hockey Club Ambrì-Piotta Sharks protect fans with branded, antiviral face masks

2020-09-23

OESH® shoes 3d prints 100% recyclable soles using Huntsman TPU elastomers

2020-09-23

Huntsman’s ERIOPON® E3-SAVE advances sustainable polyester production

      
2020-09-23

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

2020-09-16

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

2020-09-10

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software

2020-09-09

Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses after intense washing

2020-09-03

HUNTSMAN Textile Effects introduces high iq® lasting black eco program