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B&O to showcase DSM coatings at IFAI Expo

The team from Bolger & O’Hearn will be on hand at IFAI Expo 2019 in Orlando, FL, next month, representing DSM Textile Resins.

25th September 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Fall River, MA

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear

B&O will also demonstrate a new generation of highly durable water, oil and stain repellent technologies engineered for both performance and sustainability.

DSM is a leading provider of innovative resins for sustainable coatings systems, including waterborne resins for the textile and related markets. In the fall of 2018, Bolger & O’Hearn became the exclusive distributor for DSM Textile Coating Resins in the US.

DSM’s high-performance polyurethane and acrylic systems are designed to provide lamination ability, abrasion resistance, fire retardance, moisture transmission and several other value-added properties to textiles. In addition to the standard DSM textile product line, Bolger & O’Hearn can also provide fully customised and formulated coatings, finishes and adhesives based on the DSM product technology.

The company also invites visitors to attend the presentation entitled Using Advanced Repellent Finishes to Improve Textile Product Sustainability on 3 October by B&O’s chief chemist Frank Keohan on co-engineering textile products for both performance and sustainability.

Bolger & O’Hearn is a bluesign system partner. Its repellent technologies developed for both performance and sustainability include bluesign approved Advanced Fluorine-Free Altopel F3 water repellent and Stormproof/Breathable OmniBloq.

“Known for innovation and the highest quality standards, Bolger & O’Hearn frequently develops new chemical products for customers and can turn most requests over quickly,” the company reports.

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