Huntsman offers latest sustainable solutions for continuous processing of textiles

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Huntsman Textile Effect and SwissColors Bangladesh Ltd, one of the global leaders in developing sustainable, high performing processing chemicals,  jointly organized a customer seminar on 11 December titled ‘Sustainable Solution in Continues Processing “ at hotel Radisson blue garden in the capital, which attracted phenomenal crowd having more than 200 textile processers.

The seminar discussed sustainable solution in continuous process that means continuous bleaching, dyeing as well as finishing. In this seminar, Huntsman experts introduced its latest innovation chemistry, their application and advantages differentiated with existing system in global market for sustainable environmental improvement with ecological balance by minimizing energy, water as well as total utilities.

Figure 1: Distinguish guests and Huntsman team was present at the seminar.
Figure 1: Distinguish guests and Huntsman team was present at the seminar.

 “We provide sustainable solutions that meet the economic and environmental needs of the industry and the planet. Our smart process and intelligent effects minimize the environmental impact while helping customers to be more competitive” said, Akther Hossain, Managing Director, SwissColours Bangladesh Ltd. Our chemical products are number one in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets, he added. SwissColours Bangladesh Ltd. is the local agent for Huntsman.

Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries with operations in more than 90 countries and six primary manufacturing facilities in six countries (China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand), commented Chuck Hirsch, Vice-President, Sales and Technical Resources, Huntsman Textile Effects, in his presentation.

Figure 2: Chuck Hirsch, Vice-President, Sales and Technical Resources, Huntsman Textile Effects, delivered speech at the seminar
Figure 2: Chuck Hirsch, Vice-President, Sales and Technical Resources, Huntsman Textile Effects, delivered speech at the seminar

He also said that, Bangladesh textile industry needs upgrade product development capabilities to more from basic fabrics to higher value differentiated fabrics. Utilize best available technologies to drive efficiency gains, increase productivity and improve long term sustainability to achieve the goal of 50 billion export by 2021.

Huntsman and Swiss Colours have been working closely with all the customers here in Bangladesh and always try to remain at the forefront of the business. Our efforts are always to bring innovative solutions to create sustainable industry said, Biswajit Banik, Country Manager- Bangladesh, and Huntsman Textile Effect.

HTE sustainable solutions for textile industry

Holger Schlaefke, Global Marketing Manager (Home Textiles), Huntsman Textile Effect, presented some key benefits of his company that has to offer to its Bangladesh customers. They highlighted different types of products such as, AVITERA® SE, NOVACRON® S, NOVACRON® C,NOVACRON® EC which are sustainable solution for textile industry .

Figure 3: Holger Schlaefke, Global Marketing Manager (Home Textiles) of Huntsman Textile Effect.
Figure 3: Holger Schlaefke, Global Marketing Manager (Home Textiles) of Huntsman Textile Effect.

AVITERA® SE is a range of tri-reactive dyes that provide low temperature and low consumption processing for cellulosic fibers and blends. NOVACRON®, which is a reactive range with excellent fastness, compatibility and reproducibility came up with new development that helps increase efficiency in dyeing and enhance fabric quality. NOVACRON® S is a range also provides top reproducibility and easy washing-off to meet today’s quality requirements.

NOVACRON® C is bi-reactive dyes that can form covalent bonds with cellulosic fibers in alkaline conditions. Their benefits include a high fixation rate, high reproducibility, fewer water effluent treatment problems and good fastness performance.

NOVACRON® Brilliant Yellow EC-4G offers a brilliant lemon yellow element, designed for dyeing at very short liquor ration, it has a very good washing-off and very good overall fastness. It also has a good combinability with all other NOVACRON® EC dyes.

At the end of the seminar the question and answer session was idea provocative and experts from Huntsman suggested remedies to customer problems.

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. The company manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.

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