Can we have royal blue, without the royal price tag?

WE LOVE:

  • The elegance of a rich, deep royal blue color
  • …that exudes taste and sophistication

BUT DID YOU KNOW?

  • Conventional royal blue dyestuff has limited supply sources putting it at risk of dramatic price fluctuations…
  • …and its complex and lengthy application process often lead to sub-optimized productivity and use of resources

The Archroma Way: 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
    Your innovation is critical. Additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics give additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced

ROYAL SUPREME/ A royal blue coloration system for a simpler and more controlled process, with less resources and without the supply surprise!

Blue Magic

'All-in-one' discontinuous pretreatment

  • Less fiber damage
  • High degree of whiteness
  • The standard rinsing process, which follows bleaching, can be reduced or omitted
  • Biodegradable, free of APEO (alkylphenol ethoxylates) and phosphorus

Drimaren® Ultimate Sapphire HD p & Cyclanon® XC-W Plus liq

Combination for high fastness with few finishing baths

  • The deepest Royal Blue shades without compromise on brilliance
  • Less dye and chemicals are required to achieve deep green shades
  • Less spotting tendency
  • Fast & efficient removal of hydrolyzed dye
  • Lower soaping temperature< 90ºC

*Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

Optifix®RUB New liq & Siligen®SIH-S New liq

Finishing for rub fastness improver and elegant hand feel

  • Improves the dry and wet rub fastness properties of reactive dyed substrates, especially in deep shades
  • Excellent hydrophilicity - soft handle

“SAFE”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the ROYAL SUPREME system

  • Compliant with ZDHC and bluesign®
  • Less chemical used, less manual load for the workers
  • Less wastewater and low charged effluents
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for the end consume
  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED

“EFFICIENT”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING / with the ROYAL SUPREME system

  • Strong decrease of water consumption, energy and CO2
  • Cost reduction thanks to a short time process and less resources used
  • High level of wet fastness
  • Optimized and efficient process used at all stages
  • A balanced combination between resources optimization, safe handling, controlled effluent
  • PROCESS TIME -22%
  • WATER CONSUMPTION -29%
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION -30%
  • CHEMICAL USAGE -39%
  • Co2 emission -30%

Archroma’s ROYAL SUPREME, exhaust System at LR 6.1, compared to benchmark exhaust process for 100% CO substrates at LR 6.1

ROYAL SUPREME / Main benefits in a nutshell

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner who applies international safety standards
  • Increases profitability through lower processing & operating costs
  • Differentiation with improved resource utilization for brands that demand and drive sustainable production
  • A short and robust system approach:
    • Right-first-time productivity
    • Improved fabric quality. Less pilling due to reduced mechanical abrasion
    • Improved resource optimization in terms of water & energy
    • Shorter production process allows for 145 additional batches/ year
  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.

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