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NICCA hosts seminar on ‘Bridging Bangladesh and Japan with Innovative and Sustainable Chemicals’

NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd. a Japan based chemical company hosts an international seminar titled ‘Bridging Bangladesh and Japan with Innovative and Sustainable Chemicals’ on Saturday 20 July 2019 at Radisson BLU Dhaka Water Garden.

The event brought together more than 250 representatives from textile mills, JICA, JETRO, Embassy of Japan, major Japanese brands, retailers, NGOs and academic institutes to discuss the challenges and opportunities they collectively face in the apparel industry. Covering a multitude of issues ranging from the ZDHC and innovative environment products and solutions to meet the industry’s toughest challenges, each topic was designed to help create a value-add for the respective textile segments.

Yasumasa Emori, CEO, NICCA Chemical Co
Figure 1: Yasumasa Emori, CEO, NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd.

Yasumasa Emori, CEO, NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd. was present as a key speaker in the seminar while Kotaro Takeuchi, General Manager, Hong Kong Nicca Chemical Ltd. Dhaka Liaison Office delivered the welcome speech.

‘Bridging Bangladesh and Japan from heart to heart’ was the topic that Yasumasa Emori, CEO, NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd. speaks and he said – Japan has a long-time friendship with Bangladesh as the Jica’s contribution comes to mention.

NICCA aims to create value by providing technology for a sustainable world.

Emori informed NICCA is covering as number one market share in Japan. And it has 12 facilities in eight countries with more than 78 years of technical experience background. So NICCA can give the most sustainable product that concept on the environment, health and safety.

He pronounced in the seminar that 10% of NICCA profit from Bangladesh sale will be given as donation for Bangladeshi students for education purposes and he also mentioned that they are already in discussion with BUTEX which is the only government university for textile in Bangladesh.

NICCA seminar Bridging-Bangladesh and Japan 2019
Figure 2: Audiences at the seminar.

In a separate presentation, titled ‘How to sustain in the world textile market’ delivered by Atsu Kobayashi, Director, Textile Chemicals Division, Chemicals Unit of NICCA Chemical Co., Ltd. said, “Sustainability is our most concerning area for textile dye process so we have big R&D team those are working for  continuous development.

Nari Takeuchi, Senior Manager, Product Development Department of NICCA Chemical CO., Ltd. also speaks on ‘Innovation for Sustainable textile processes’.

In his presentation, he showed how bleaching agent effect by a heating process with the new development of NICCA product. Also demonstrated the innovative products of NICCA for polyester dyeing, PFC free durable water repellent products for cotton, nylon and polyester and solutions for ETP.

7 Posters were organized in the seminar room for open discussion with the audience and lead by Mr.Susumu Katagiri, Managing Director of Nicca Chemical Co., and finally ended with the vote of thanks from Biswajit Banik, Senior Country manager of Nicca for Bangladesh market. During his thanking note, he also emphasizes on the quality of product and technical service from NICCA is like the word ‘Quality from Japan’.

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