Can you run fast without leaving a footprint?

We love:

  • Bright and intense sportswear...
  • ...that doesn’t stain other clothes in your home laundry...
  • ...or fade in the sun

But did you know?

  • Your favorite sports gear has color that just sits on the surface...
  • ...and will cross-stain other fabrics during frequent washes
  • To address this, fabric manufacturers try to remove most of this loose dye using lots of water and energy

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.

FAST SPORT 2.0/ A coloration system for polyester knitted sportswear, providing the best fastness in the shortest possible time… with a reduced environmental footprint

Foron® SP-WF/ S-WF & Lumacron® XLD Dyes.

High performance disperse dyes

  • Best-in-class for PES microfiber types
  • Large color spectrum
  • Good wet fastness
  • Good build-up

Kieralon® F-MFB liq

High performance cleaning agent:
  • Strong emulsifier
  • Acts on mineral oil
  • Acts on silicone
  • Designed for blends with elastane

DyeXact package

High performance auxiliaries for a relax and secured dyeing system

  • Eganal® X-ACT liq: for Leveling and dispersing
  • Lyocol®PRDN liq: Complementary dispersing agents with high stability and non-yellowing properties under HT dyeing conditions
  • Opticid®DSB liq: pH buffer with additional dispersing and sequestering properties
  • Imacol®MPE liq: Unique anti-crease additive with additional emulsifying and soil release properties. Designed to match the unique fibre-fibre and fibre-metal friction characteristics of 100% PES and PES/EL
  • Cyclanon® MSA p & Cyclanon® ECO PLUS liq: a synergistic combination of acid and alkaline reductive clearing agent for maximum wet and rubbing fastness and wash fastness even on PES/El blends

“SAFE”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the FAST SPORT 2.0 system

  • Products used in compliance with ZDHC and bluesign®
  • Safe to use, safe to discharge, safe to wear
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for the consumer
  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED

“EFFICIENT”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING / with the FAST SPORT 2.0 system

  • Improved resource utilization and higher productivity
  • Cost reduction thanks to process optimization
  • Less waste water treatment costs
  • Less energy and CO2
  • As demonstrated by ONEWAY
  • PROCESS TIME -24%
  • WATER CONSUMPTION -46%
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION -33%
  • CHEMICAL USAGE -16%
  • CO2 EMISSIONS -41%

FAST SPORT 2.0 system (Benchmark comparison for PES microfiber)

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE / with the FAST SPORT 2.0 system

  • Productivity optimization
  • High level of color consistency and high fastness
  • Cleaner and lower water usage during production
  • Better CO2 footprint thanks to shorter process with lower energy consumption
  • Embracing sustainable production & lower impact clothing
  • PRODUCTIVITY OPTIMIZATION
  • Premium Quality
  • WATER CONSCIOUS
  • CLIMATE CONSCIOUS

FAST SPORT 2.0/ Main benefits in a nutshell

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner who applies international safety standards
  • Time savings in production = Increased opportunity time
  • Reduced energy consumption!
  • High wet fastness
  • High level of color consistency
  • Improved resource utilization for brands and mills who demand and drive sustainable production

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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