Textile chemistry

2021-10-14

Covestro expands portfolio of circular TPU products

As part of its program aimed at realizing the circular economy, Covestro is continuing to forge ahead with the expansion of its product portfolio based on alternative resources. As such, the company's product range in Europe is to be expanded to include mass-balanced thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) from as early as the beginning of 2022, and in Asia at a later date.

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Textile chemistry

2021-10-14

DyStar is pleased to announce the release of its eleventh annual Sustainability Performance Report. The report is written in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option, while using the Integrated Reporting framework to communicate how DyStar drives value creation across multiple stakeholder groups in six capital categories, namely financial, manufactured, intellectual, natural, human capital and social capital.

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Textile chemistry

2021-10-07

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today celebrates 8 years of leading the way to a sustainable world, with break-through innovations and solutions aimed at creating added value sustainable for its partners, consumers and the planet.

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Textile chemistry

2021-09-22

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the launch of The Safe Edge, an online platform for instant access to product related regulatory & compliance certificates and information.

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Textile chemistry

2021-09-09

Sustainable PU systems, TPU and E-TPU, 3D printed molds, functional coatings, and the comfort of a sneaker for dress shoes – all these solutions for the footwear industry will be presented by BASF at Simac. The international machinery and technology exhibition for shoes, is being held in Milan from September 22-24. In hall 14, booth G 40, visitors will be given insights into sustainable footwear solutions, high performance materials and coating solutions for shoe soles.

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Textile chemistry

2021-10-07

Alchemie Technology recognised as Sustainability Leader in the Textile Industry

Cambridge based Alchemie Technology, a leader in low energy, waterless textile dyeing and finishing technology, has been recognised in the official History of Parliament Trust’s historic publication, ‘300 Years of Leadership and Innovation’.

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Textile chemistry

2021-09-29

Archroma announces a general price increase across its portfolio

Effective 01 October 2021, Archroma will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg. These adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally.

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Textile chemistry

2021-08-19

AATCC method quantifies fiber shedding

Test Method for Fiber Fragment Release During Home Laundering, provides a standardized method for quantifying fiber fragment shedding in the ongoing challenge to combat aquatic pollution. These fragments are sometimes referred to as “microfibers” or “microplastics.” T-shirt breaking into dustAATCC TM212 was developed to provide a means to determine the mass of fiber fragments released in an accelerated laundering setting. This method provides the global industry with a consistent and uniform test method to follow.

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Textile chemistry

2021-08-19

Archroma announces Chief Financial Officer succession

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that it has appointed Thomas Bucher as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective 1 October 2021, replacing Roland Waibel who will retire.

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Textile chemistry

2021-08-12

Strong second quarter with momentum for high earnings

In the second quarter of 2021, Covestro benefited from a continued strong recovery in global demand compared to a weak Q2 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Resins & Functional Materials (RFM) business acquired from DSM effective April 1, 2021, was also consolidated for the first time. As a result, the Group significantly increased its core volumes sold by 35 percent year-on-year, of which around 10 percentage points is attributable to initial consolidation of the RFM business.

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Textile chemistry

2021-08-05

Transparency: A clear foundation for standards development

AATCC standards are developed, specified, and performed around the world. With such a global reach, transparency must serve as the foundation for standards development. AATCC standards adhere to the six principles defined by the World Trade Organization(WTO) for the development of international standards.

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Textile chemistry

2021-08-05

Borealis appoints Thomas Reutter as Vice President

Borealis announces the appointment of Thomas Reutter as Vice President Product Asset Management and Supply Chain, effective 1 August 2021.

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Textile chemistry

2021-07-29

Covestro supplies H.B. Fuller with certified mass-balanced polyurethane raw material

H.B. Fuller, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial adhesives, is to receive a raw material with an attributed share of renewable feedstock via mass-balance from Covestro, a leading global polymer supplier. The two companies have thus concluded the relevant supply agreement. The mass-balanced polyurethane raw material is ISCC-Plus certified and is to be used in a reactive hot-melt adhesive from H.B. Fuller, where it will replace a proportion of the previous fossil raw materials. It is mainly used in the automotive, wood, composite, and textile industries.

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