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, 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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Textile chemistry

2022-07-20

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the 5’760 color references of its Color Atlas library will be available in ASE file format for open access to the users of most design software for fashion, apparel, and textiles. With this, designers and stylists are given open access to the largest library of colors for cotton and polyester.

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Textile chemistry

2022-07-14

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

Toray Industries, Inc., today announced the outcome of a special audit implemented by the Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA), which is a registered certification body of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The audit was conducted in connection with the inappropriate actions relating to UL LLC (hereinafter, “UL”) certification which Toray disclosed on January 31, 2022.

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Textile chemistry

2022-07-07

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

DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of engineered polyamide materials, and Hynamics, a 100% subsidiary of EDF Group specializing in the production of low-carbon hydrogen, have entered into a partnership project with the objective of achieving zero-carbon for 100% of the hydrogen used at the Belle-Étoile industrial site, in Saint-Fons (south of Lyon, France), in the heart of the French Vallée de la Chimie (“Chemistry Valley”).

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-30

DyStar celebrates 125 years of indigo excellence

DyStar, a leading specialty chemical company with a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation is proud to celebrate its legacy of hard work and notable achievements for Indigo Excellence in the past 125 years.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-30

Borealis is strengthening its EverMinds™ circular product offering with Borvida™, a range of sustainable base chemicals. The Borvida portfolio will offer base chemicals or cracker products (such as ethylene, propylene, butene and phenol) with ISCC Plus-certified sustainable content from Borealis sites in Finland, Sweden and Belgium. The move is part of Borealis’ broader commitment to a Future-Positive Revolution, in which the unrivalled benefits of base chemicals and polymers can be enjoyed at minimal impact to the planet.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-23

In the year of its 100th birthday RUDOLF, the global provider of responsible specialty chemicals, sustainable solutions and services for the global textile industry will be at TECHTEXTIL to present its latest innovations and process solutions.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-23

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

Heimtextil Frankfurt 2022 is not really the winter fair people are used to visit. Temperatures will be more summer-like. For Devan, the same recipe holds though: launch novel technologies to the Home Textiles market!

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-22

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

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launches Smartrepel® Hydro SR liq, a new PFC-free* technology for the repellence of water-based stains.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-21

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

Bluesign has teamed up with Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI™) to develop a sustainable chemistry index that will provide a standard communication guide for chemical suppliers, manufacturers, brands, and NGOs

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-16

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

HeiQ and Patagonia take their long-standing research collaboration to the next level and announce the launch of a jointly developed odor control technology for textiles, HeiQ Fresh MNT – renewably sourced mint oil-derived textile technology to control malodor development on textiles.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-15

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

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be present at Techtextil 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from 21 to 24 June 2022 in . Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Techtextil. (Hall 11.0, Booth B10) to launch its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized sustainability, productivity and value creation in their markets.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-02

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

The Tsukuba plant of Japan Fine Coatings Co., Ltd. (JFC, President: Munetaka Uchimura), a group company of Covestro, recently received the prestigious ‘Safety Award Grand Prize’ from the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA).

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