Huntsman Textile Effects And DyeCoo Textile Systems Enter Into Collaborative Agreement On Supercritical CO2 Water-free Dyeing And Finishing Products
By using recycled carbon dioxide as the application medium, DyeCoo's innovative technology completely eliminates the use of water in the textile dyeing process. This new technology requires innovation in dye and chemical products as the applications expand in order to obtain the high level of colour fastness and performance that consumers demand.
Commented Mr Steve Gray, Global Vice President of Research and Technology at Huntsman Textile Effects, "Our track record in innovation, sustainability and quality underpinned by our global presence puts us in a great position to support this emerging technology. We believe that this technology has the potential to revolutionise textile manufacturing and we are excited to partner with like-minded and progressive partners like DyeCoo to make sustainable dye and chemical innovations more readily available throughout the industry. This collaboration is a reinforcement of both companies' long-term strategy and deep commitment to innovation and sustainability."
Commented Mr Reinier Mommaal, CEO/Co Founder of DyeCoo Textile Systems, " The roll-out of new revolutionary technology in the textile industry cannot be done without the right partners. The first new products introduced with Huntsman Textile Effects will be in the areas of Finishing products and Fluorescent Brightners. The track record of Huntsman regarding innovation and sustainability makes them a preferred partner for us.
DyeCoo Textile Systems, a Netherlands-based company, is the world's first supplier of industrial CO2 dyeing equipment and is a leading innovator in CO2 dyeing technology and processes.
Huntsman Textile Effects is a global leader in developing total textile solutions across all aspects of the textile chain and a committed player in developing sustainable, high performing processing and effects chemicals with low environmental impact.
Posted on October 16, 2012
Source: Huntsman Textile Effects