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8th May 2019, Singapore

Huntsman’s eco-friendly products at Techtextil 2019

Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading provider of high-quality dyes, chemicals and digital inks to the textiles and related industries. Huntsman Textile Effects is bringing its innovative disperse dyes and inks, comprehensive range of durable water repellents and deep technical expertise to Techtextil 2019, which opens its doors in Frankfurt next week.

“As a leading provider of high-quality dyes and textile chemicals, we are excited to showcase our solutions that deliver on performance and sustainability in equal measure,” said Oliver Gerlach, Global Marketing Manager for Process Chemicals at Huntsman Textile Effects. “We have been at the forefront developing non-fluorinated durable water repellents, robust washfast dyes for polyester and pioneered the digital printing market from its earliest days two decades ago.”

Following the expansion of the long-term alliance between Huntsman and Chemours, an extended range of offerings around Phobotex and Zelan for sustainable, high performance and non-fluorinated durable water repellent finishes will be featured at Techtextil.

Disperse ink ranges

Teratop XKS HL disperse inks are suitable for automotive digital printing and outdoor end-uses. These inks are designed to deliver excellent light fastness and superior printing performance on Kyocera print heads.

Ideal for waterless paper transfer printing, and designed for Piezo Epson DX print heads, Terasil TS water-based sublimation inks are said to deliver high-colour density and superior printing performance for sportswear, apparel, flags and banners.

Terasil W/WW is a robust and high-performance washfast dye range for polyester. The range achieves right-first-time performance and is bluesign approved and suitable for Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex certified textile products.

Leading expertise

“Huntsman Textile Effects also has a unique body of knowledge and experience built up over decades in the industry,” the company says. “It shares its technical expertise and application knowledge with mills around the world to help them achieve greater productivity and efficiency. It also offers local technical support worldwide.”

Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2018 revenues more than US$ 9 billion. Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading provider of high-quality dyes, chemicals and digital inks to the textiles and related industries. The company has operations in more than 90 countries and six primary manufacturing facilities in six countries – China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand.

“Sustainability, innovation and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. We use cutting edge technology to develop solutions and create innovative products with intelligent effects such as durable water repellents, colour fastness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes which reduce water and energy consumption,” the manufacturer concludes.


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