Should your best performing sportswear cost the earth?

We love:

  • Bright and functional sportswear…
  • …that goes the extra mile

But did you know?

  • Creating colorful nylon sportswear that stays vibrant, dry and fresh is a complex process, difficult to get right...
  • …that uses significant resources and can be harmful for planet and human

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It’s our nature.

  1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.
  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED – IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation to bring additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.

COLOR VIBE x HYDRY 2.0/ An ultimate sportswear system that keeps your nylon colorful, dry and fresh for longer, putting the planet first and your competition behind

Nylosan® S

High concentrated dyes

  • Super-fast metal-free* acid dyestuffs
  • Enhanced build-up
  • High wet-fastness on PA microfibers and their blends

Nylofixan® HF liq c

Highly efficient fixation agent

  • Efficient fixation
  • Very low shade change impact

Siligen® EH1 liq

Biomass based silicone softeners

  • Hand feel improver
  • Hydrophilic
  • Non-yellowing
  • Non animal origin

Hydroperm® APA liq & Sanitized® TH 27-24 liq

Combination of moisture management and antibacterial for polyamide
  • High durability
  • Soil release PFC-free*
  • High stability
  • Non-yellowing

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

“SAFE”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the COLOR VIBE x HYDRY 2.0 system

  • Products used in line with ZDHC & bluesign® requirements
  • Antimicrobial for freshness compliant with REACH, BPR, EPA and Allergy UK approved
  • Metal-free acid dyestuffs
  • Biomass based softener
  • Soil release effect with a full PFC-free* system

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methodsL

  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED
  • REACH REGISTERED
  • BPR APPROVED
  • EPA REGISTERED
  • ALLERGY UK APPROVED
  • Pfc Free

“EFFICIENT”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING / with the COLOR VIBE x HYDRY 2.0 system

  • Improved resource utilization and higher productivity
  • Less energy and CO2
  • Cost reduction thanks to process optimization
  • Less wastewater treatment costs
  • PROCESS TIME -3%
  • WATER CONSUMPTION -1%
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION -18%
  • CO2 EMISSIONS -9%

CASE STUDY: China Customer, Jet Machine vs. benchmark process

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE / with the COLOR VIBE x HYDRY 2.0 system

  • Moisture management, quick dry effect & freshness of high durability
  • With soil release benefit
  • Provides a market differentiation of durability and performance to the consumer
  • Content renewable raw material
  • Embracing sustainable production & lower impact clothing
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for workers & end consumers
  • Thermo Regulation
  • Moisture Management
  • Quick Dry
  • Soil & Stain Protection
  • Fresh & Odorless
  • LONGER LASTING
  • CONTENT RENEWABLE MATERIAL
  • PLANET CONSCIOUS
  • HEALTH CONSCIOUS

COLOR VIBE x HYDRY 2.0/ Main benefits in a nutshell

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner who applies international safety standards
  • Sanitized certifications & registrations BPR, EPA , Allergy UK
  • Soil release effect with a full PFC-free* system
  • Achieves high wash fastness requirements using more efficient process
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Enhances fabric quality & value
  • High wash fast colors and antibacterial effects
  • With improved soil & lipid release and moisture management properties (PFC-free*)
  • SANITIZED quality seal available (In house antibacterial testing at SANITIZED)
  • Differentiation with improved resource utilization and less pollution for brands that demand and drive sustainable production
  • Protecting your workers & consumers

* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World/ Safe + Efficient + Enhanced= The Ultimate Collection

  1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.
  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED - IT'S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation to bring additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.
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