Chemicals


Archroma introduces Leucophor® MT, a new cost-effective optical brightening agent for high whiteness surface applications 

Archroma’s production facility of tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents near Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 20 February 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the introduction of Leucophor® MT liq, a new tetrasulfonated optical brightening agent (OBA) modified to give high whiteness performance in surface applications.

SONGWON starts production of SONGNOX® 5650 at its plant in India

SONGWON starts production of SONGNOX® 5650 at its plant in India.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – February 7, 2018 – To ensure the availability of SONGNOX® 5650 worldwide, SONGWON has started to manufacture the product at its Panoli plant in Gujarat, India.

Fashion trends get new shades: Archroma brings to Première Vision its eco-oriented approach with special focus on Color Atlas, reference for the SS19 inspirations by MintModa

Color Atlas by Archroma®. 
(Photographs: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 6 February 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will showcase the latest in its advanced color-management solutions at Première Vision Paris, Hall 6 Booth 6U2. The Color Atlas system will also be featured in MintModa’s SS19 seasonal inspirations, presented on February 14, 2018 at Hall 5, Room 504, at 3pm and 4pm.

Archroma and WWF Pakistan pledge to work for sustainable water conservation solutions 

Mujtaba Rahim (left), CEO, Archroma Pakistan Limited, and Zahid Sultan Jadoon, Director Operations, WWF Pakistan, exchanging documents of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two organizations at a ceremony held in Karachi. 
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 5 February 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Pakistan). The MoU paves the way for formal cooperation between the two institutions in Pakistan, leading to projects mainly related to water conservation in the textile industry there.

Archroma’s Ultraphor® KCB optical brightening agent finding use in water free CO₂ dyeing process

ArchromaReinach, Switzerland, 31 January 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that Tong Siang Co. Ltd. has chosen to use Archroma’s Ultraphor® KCB optical brightening agent to color its white, high-performance sportswear.

New ‘universal’ option in Archroma’s Smartrepel® Hydro range of non-PFC based durable water repellent protection

Archroma’s micro-encapsulated technology uses a repelling agent and anchoring agent that together create a perfect symbiosis of water protection, breathability and durability. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 26 January 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, introduces the latest addition to its range of highly biodegradable, non-PFC based durable water repellent protection, the Smartrepel® Hydro series.

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