Can we have a non-iron shirt that’s soft and lasts longer?

WE LOVE:

  • Clothes that can be worn straight off the line
  • ...time after time

BUT DID YOU KNOW?

  • Traditional non-iron finishes reduce the strength of the cotton...
  • ...especially on collars and cuffs

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.

SMOOTH AS IRON / A non-iron finishing system that keeps fabric smooth, soft and strong… especially on collars and cuffs

Fixapret® ELF liq c

  • Gentle resin for self crosslinking
  • Contains < 1000 ppm of free formaldehyde in the product

Solusoft® NMW liq c & NUP liq

  • Softeners for elegant hand feel
  • Low D4 content
  • Non yellowing

Ceralube® PHD liq c

High density polyethylene

  • Improves tear strength
  • Improves abrasion resistance
  • Garment making improver

“SAFE”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the SMOOTH AS IRON system

  • Products used in compliance with ZDHC and bluesign®
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for the consumer
  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE / with the SMOOTH AS IRON system

  • Unique system for no-iron performance
  • Reduce greatly tear and strength decrease compared to a standard system
  • Improve the abrasion resistance compared to a standard system
  • Provides a market differentiation with improved durability for the consumer
  • Non Iron
  • Touch/Soft
  • Durability
  • Improved Tear Strength
  • Friction Protection

SMOOTH AS IRON / Benefits

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner who applies international safety standards
  • Enhances fabric quality:
    • With Improved DP rating (non-iron level possible)
    • Reduced fabric strength loss with same performance
  • Compared to competitor resins, the system supplies lower damage on the treated textile and a higher degree of whiteness
  • Beside its outstanding technical performance, the system contains < 1000 ppm of free formaldehyde in the product (competitor resins do not have this feature and must be labelled with H350 – “May cause cancer”)

The Archroma Way / Safe + Enhanced = The Enhanced 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.

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.

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