Josina van der Velden
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, celebrates its new beginning in Indonesia at Indo Intertex 2014 with eco-advanced innovations to support the country’s transforming textile and garment industry.
With the motto: “We touch and color people’s lives, every day, everywhere,” Archroma’s value-adding textile dyes, chemicals and services promote the creation of exciting, quality textiles using more environmentally-friendly and sustainable manufacturing processes.
“Archroma’s solutions can help textile mills to meet the stricter emphasis on cleaner production and reduced water consumption by authorities, brand owners and retailers, at controlled cost levels and without compromising innovative performance features,” comments Till Heinichen, Head of Textile Specialties Business, South East Asia. “They open doors to creativity, quality and cost- and resource-efficiency, and we are looking forward to introducing these possibilities as a new standalone company to Indonesia’s evolving and competitive textile industry.”
Highlights for visitors at Booth #123 in Hall D:
Archroma’s ONE WAY sustainability service – a 3-step systematic approach to the selection of chemicals and production processes. Once completed, it gives customers transparent and reliable calculation results that assess the cost, performance and environmental profile of their evaluated products and processes. It is recognized for its game-changing approach to textile manufacturing based on the strong conviction that both ecological and economic benefits are reachable. ONE WAY was honored with the prestigious ICIS Innovation Award for Best Business Innovation 2013.
Blue Magic all-in-one bleaching auxiliary – from yarn to cotton flocks, to terry towels, woven and knitwear, the BLUE MAGIC process can allow savings up to 50% in water, 40% in energy and 50% in time. Based on Imerol® BLUE liq, Blue Magic is a one-product solution for discontinuous pretreatment that achieves an advanced brightening effect as well as providing higher productivity, simplified handling, better uniformity and improved dyeability.
Innovative water and soil management finishing technology is offered by Archroma’s expanding range of next generation C6-based fluorochemicals Nuva® N for state-of-the-art stain management and fluorine-free Arkophob® FFR. Arkophob FFR is the first single solution to combine fluorine-free chemistry with long-lasting water repellency. Nuva® N, like Arkophob® FFR, meets bluesign®1 criteria.
Meet Archroma at Indo Intertex 2014 Booth Hall D #123.
Archroma presents colorful opportunities for reducing water consumption at Indo Intertex 2014.
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Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland. It operates with 3,000 employees over 35 countries and with 25 production sites. Its three businesses – Brand & Performance Textile Specialties, Packaging & Paper Specialties, and Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants – deliver specialized performance and color solutions to meet customers’ needs in their local markets, touching and coloring people’s lives every day, everywhere.
Archroma is passionate about delivering leading and innovative solutions, enhancing people’s lives and respecting the planet. The company is committed to challenging the status quo in the deep belief that it can make its industry sustainable; an approach reflected in its innovations, world-class quality standards, high service levels and cost-efficiency. Products enhanced, colors enhanced, performance enhanced – “Life enhanced”.
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