Textile chemistry

2020-10-15

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

A new collaboration between between Fulgar and the Rhodia-Solvay Group: Europe sees the arrival of the new Q-SKIN® powered by AMNI® VIRUS-BAC OFF yarn with antiviral and antibacterial properties.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-15

The new assets showcase the brand’s identity and enhance service to customers in the global denim and apparel industry

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-01

The current COVID-19 pandemic has hit the sports industry hard, threatening the future and livelihood of clubs, teams, players and stadiums alike. Despite the economic uncertainty and the probability of having to play matches without supporters in the stands, the resilience of this industry is shining through as preparations for the new league season are in full swing.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-23

OESH® Shoes (OESH), the U.S. footwear brand that makes women’s shoes that are “healthy by design,” has been evaluating how Huntsman’s thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials can be used to create a 100% recyclable shoe sole via 3D printing – with positive results.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-23

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its quarterly trends in the orders of its color standards and recipes seems to indicate a growing fondness among consumers for earth tones.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-08

DyStar releases integrated Sustainability Report 2019 – 2020

DyStar, a leading specialty chemical company with a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation is pleased to announce the release of DyStar’s Integrated Sustainability Report for 2019 – 20. In this report, DyStar has adopted an Integrated Reporting framework which enables the organization to better communicate essential values across multiple stakeholders through meaningful assessments based on the six major capitals, namely financial capital, manufactured capital, intellectual capital, human capital, social and relationship capital, and natural capital.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-23

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

As global interest in sustainable textile production continues to soar, mills that have adopted Huntsman Textile Effects’ all-in-one ERIOPON® E3-SAVE textile auxiliary for polyester processing, which launched one year ago, have collectively saved more than 130 million liters of water.

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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

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

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

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 introduces high iq® lasting black eco program

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

2020-09-03

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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2020-08-13

MAS+ and HeiQ partner to create functional PPEs to fight COVID-19

2020-08-12

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

2020-08-06

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

2020-08-05

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

2020-08-05

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

2020-08-05

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

2020-07-30

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

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