Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that it has entered an agreement with Inquisalva-Inquistar for the distribution of Archroma’s textile dyes in Central America and the Caribbeans.

Archroma develops and offers textile dyes and special chemicals for the pretreatment, dyeing, printing and finishing of textiles. The company supports brands and textile manufacturers throughout the entire textile supply chain, from fiber to finish. Its system solutions enhance the properties of apparel and other textiles in applications as diverse as high fashion, home textiles and special technical textiles.

Inquisalva-Inquistar is a Salvadoran company established in 1987. The company serves customers and markets in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and the Dominican Republic, with a broad portfolio of products for the preparation, dyeing and finishing of textiles, as well as products for water treatment.

Thanks to its partnership with Inquisalva-Inquistar, Archroma aims to better serve customers in Central America and the Caribbeans with a dye portfolio designed to create safer and more sustainable colors and prints.

John Florez, Head of Sales, Central America & Andean Region, at Archroma adds:

“Archroma and Inquisalva-Inquistar share the same vision that it is possible to create safe and sustainable fashion and textiles that are beautiful and affordable. This partnership will allow us to ensure that brands and customers in Central America and the Caribbeans can have access to the Archroma dyes portfolio and develop the color innovations and effects that will help them win on their markets. Because it’s our nature.”

Ricardo Salazar, General Director at Inquisalva-Inquistar, comments:

“As Inquisalva-Inquistar we are confident that partnering with Archroma will let us offer a whole range of textile solutions based on innovation, technology and sustainability, all supported on a network of professionals focused on promoting the optimal development of the business in the region.”

Please visit and for more information on both companies.

(Photo: Archroma)

Media Relations

Marilyn Chua



Notes For Editors

About Archroma

Archroma is a global, diversified provider of specialty chemicals serving the branded and performance textiles, packaging and paper, and coatings, adhesives and sealants markets.

Headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland, Archroma operates with more than 4,500 employees located in 42 countries and with over 30 production sites.

Archroma is passionate about delivering leading and innovative solutions, enhancing people’s lives and respecting the planet. The company is committed to the principles of "The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It's our nature!"; an approach reflected in its innovations, world-class quality standards, high service levels and cost-efficiency.

Affiliations & memberships

Archroma are proud members and/or partners with the following organizations

View All »