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
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12 Apr 2017
Archroma to showcase innovative solutions for enhanced color, performance and sustainability at China Interdye 2017 in Shanghai
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.
11 Apr 2017
Archroma unveils cost-effective deposit control innovation now also for soft water pulp and papermaking: Cartaspers® PLH liq
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.
10 Apr 2017
Archroma offers coating, repellency & release, fire protection & color solutions at Techtextil 2017. Why? Because it’s our nature!
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.
16 Mar 2017
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.
9 Mar 2017
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.
20 Feb 2017
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.
9 Feb 2017
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.
25 Jan 2017
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.
12 Dec 2016
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.
11 Oct 2016
Archroma brings innovative and sustainable touch to papermaking at China International Paper Technology Exhibition 2016
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.
3 Oct 2016
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.
16 Sep 2016
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.