Collaboration to bring safer chemicals to the apparel industry

November 25th, 2019

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) and Hohenstein have announced a collaboration to utilize the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system in the LS&Co. supply chain. This will amplify the capabilities of the Screened Chemistry program developed by LS&Co., helping to establish a clearer pathway toward safer chemistry in the apparel industry by providing enhanced levels […]

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Huntsman offers ZELAN® R3 repellent finish

May 8th, 2015

Singapore-based chemical maker Huntsman Textile Effects and the Chemours Company FC LLC, a subsidiary of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Inc., introduce ZELAN® R3, a renewably sourced, non-fluorinated water-repellent finish. Based on a new technology from Del.-based Chemours, the product is the industry’s only currently available, renewably sourced water-repellent treatment. ZELAN® R3 contains […]

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Archroma offers water-repelling Smartrepel Hydro

April 3rd, 2015

Swiss color and specialty chemicals producer Archroma has introduced its Smartrepel Hydro line for polyester, polyamide and cotton-based textiles used in outdoor applications. The Smartrepel Hydro line supports the increasing adoption of eco-advanced materials and production processes by textile producers and brand owners adhering to industry initiatives such as the Joint Roadmap towards Zero Discharge […]

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