Multivitamin textile treatment meets Oeko-tex® standard

January 11th, 2021

Devan Chemicals’ latest technology, R-Vital Multivitamin, has met the requirements of Standard 100 by Oeko-tex® (Class II). The company, based in Belgium, says the technology is part of Devan’s R-Vital® range of micro-encapsulated active ingredients.  R-Vital is a fabric treatment that enables textile manufacturers to boost their textiles with a patented range of microencapsulated active […]

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Archroma launches ultra-low VOC polymer coating

July 18th, 2019

With the goal of creating safer and more ecological products for the textile industry, specialty chemical manufacturer Archroma has launched a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane polymer coating technology, a recent release announced. The company says it has developed Lurapret N5396 & N5392 liq to provide textile manufacturers with an additional water-based option that delivers high performance […]

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Indigo mimicry for denim

July 8th, 2019

Archroma announces the launch of its new Diresul Smartdenim Blue, a liquid sulfur blue dye designed to mimic indigo. The product will be the core of Archroma's Indigo Reflection, a coloration system that behaves like indigo but aims to be a more sustainable and efficient application process. The latest product completes the spectrum of Archroma’s Advanced Denim […]

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Huntsman joins Roadmap to Zero

July 2nd, 2019

Huntsman Textile Effects announced recently it will join the ZDHC Foundation as a contributor. ZDHC oversees the Roadmap to Zero Programme, a global collaboration to implement safer chemical management. As a contributor, the company will upload key products onto the ZDHC Gateway Chemical Module; support the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substance List; and support the related “pyramid” […]

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Archroma acquires M. Dohmen

August 9th, 2018

Archroma has announced that it has acquired all remaining minority shares in M. Dohmen S.A., an international group specializing in the production of textile dyes and chemicals for the automotive, carpet and apparel sectors. The acquisition began in 2014. Archroma is serving customers of both companies with the combined product portfolio on all markets where […]

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