Archroma

Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland. It operates with 3,000 employees over 35 countries and with 24 production sites. Its three businesses – Brand & Performance Textile Specialties, Packaging & Paper Specialties, and Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants – deliver specialized performance and color solutions to meet customers’ needs in their local markets, touching and coloring people’s lives every day, everywhere.

Archroma is passionate about delivering leading and innovative solutions, enhancing people’s lives and respecting the planet. The company is committed to challenging the status quo in the deep belief that it can make its industry sustainable; an approach reflected in its innovations, world-class quality standards, high service levels and cost-efficiency. Products enhanced, colors enhanced, performance enhanced – “Life enhanced”.

Archroma
Neuhofstrasse 11
4153 Reinach BL (BL)
Switzerland
www.archroma.com
linkedin.com/company/archroma

Archroma to showcase innovative solutions for enhanced color, performance and sustainability at China Interdye 2017 in Shanghai

Archroma Stand A 100 China Interdye 2017 Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from April 12-14. 
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 12 April 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will present at China Interdye 2017 some of its most innovative technologies, under the motto: “Colors enhanced, performance enhanced, sustainability enhanced”. True to its long-term commitment to sustainability and innovation, Archroma will present solutions that combine performance, cost optimization and responsible textile production. With a heritage of more than 120 years, Archroma is in the position to offer solutions for enhancing colors, performance and sustainability globally.

Archroma unveils cost-effective deposit control innovation now also for soft water pulp and papermaking: Cartaspers® PLH liq

Archroma unveils cost-effective deposit control innovation now also for soft water pulp and papermaking: Cartaspers® PLH liq. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 11 April 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, launches Cartaspers® PLH liquid, a single-product breakthrough enabling easy and highly-effective control of pitch and stickies deposition especially in soft water pulp and papermaking environments. Pulp mill tests already report easier application, better performance and significant cost savings compared to alternative deposit control systems.

Archroma offers coating, repellency & release, fire protection & color solutions at Techtextil 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!

Archroma offers coating, repellency & release, fire protection & color solutions at Techtextil 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 10 April 2017- Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be displaying its broad portfolio of solutions for textile mills and nonwoven manufacturers at Techtextil 2017, in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 9-12.

Archroma celebrates opening of global competence Center for Surface & Coating Technology

Beate Plueckhan, President Region EMEA, at the opening ceremony of Archroma’s Global Competence Center for Paper Surface & Coating Technology, with (left to right) David Puddiphatt, Head of Sales UK & Nordics, Chris Warburton, Apprentice Lab Technician, Andy Bell, Head of Product Management Barrier, Coatings & Deposit Control, Packaging & Paper Specialties Business, Andrew Mottram, Senior paper technologist Stickies, Surface & Coating Technology, Adam Bastow, Lab technician. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 16 March 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has officially inaugurated its new Global Center of Excellence for Surface & Coating Technology. The Center, which opened yesterday, underlines Archroma’s ambition to bring new, innovative solutions to the packaging and specialty paper markets.

Archroma to provide technical expertise to women entrepreneurs in Pakistan

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma Pakistan and Shaheen, President of Ethical Affair at the signing ceremony. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 9 March 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethical Affair, a knowledge based platform striving to provide training, skills development and technical assistance to women entrepreneurs in the textile industry.

Archroma adds to Color Atlas with new portable 2-volume set

Archroma adds to Color Atlas with new portable 2-volume set. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 20 February 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals who pioneered custom color engineering in textile and fashion, today launched a portable version of its popular Color Atlas system at the ‘Sourcing at MAGIC’ fashion industry shows in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Archroma extends tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents capacity in Europe

Archroma extends tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents capacity in Europe. 
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 9 February 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that it will invest in a new production facility for tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents (OBAs) at its existing production site in Prat del Llobregat, Spain.

Bold hues rule

Color Atlas by Archroma, a color library created to easily bring color creativity and manageability to an entire new level for stylists and designers, brands and retailers, and their suppliers. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 25 January 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, who pioneered custom color engineering in textile and fashion, recently sponsored a seminar with founder of Design Seeds, Jessica Colaluca, during this year’s PrintSource New York exhibition, that focused on the use of “Color Anthropology” and how recent global political events including the election of Donald Trump and the passing of BREXIT may alter the already established fashion industry color palette for the upcoming season.

Archroma receives Eco-innovation award for sustainability initiatives from WWF Pakistan

Iffat Zahra and Arshad Mehmood, Archroma, receiving the WWF Pakistan Eco-Innovation Award from Naeem Mughal, Director General, Sindh Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Pakistan. 
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 12 December 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, received the Award for Eco-innovation from WWF Pakistan at the organization’s Annual Green Office Network Meeting in Karachi.

Archroma brings innovative and sustainable touch to papermaking at China International Paper Technology Exhibition 2016

Archroma brings innovative and sustainable touch to papermaking at China International Paper Technology Exhibition 2016. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 11 October 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, is demonstrating its active support for greater sustainability in the products and manufacturing processes of the global paper industry at the China International Paper Technology Exhibition (CIPTE) 2016. The company is presenting its new food compliant colorant solutions at the show, further extending its innovation and sustainability-focused portfolio for paper, packaging and tissue applications.

Archroma marks three years of progress in growing sustainability

Alexander Wessels, CEO at Archroma. 
(Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 3 October 2016 - Archroma, a leader in color and specialty chemicals, turned three on October 1. “Even though it is still very young, Archroma has accomplished a great deal”, says CEO Alexander Wessels. He also has big plans for the future.

Cotton Incorporated & Archroma Redefine “100% Cotton”

Cotton Incorporated & Archroma Redefine “100% Cotton”. (Photos: Cotton Incorporated)Reinach, Switzerland - 16 September 2016 - Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for cotton, and Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, have collaborated to present what they believe is the first ever dye derived from cotton plant residues. Cotton Incorporated approached Archroma and challenged them to develop a dye option that may represent the first opportunity in modern textile history to create and color a fabric using a single plant source. EarthColors is Archroma’s innovative method of creating dyes in warm, ternary shades from nature.

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