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 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.

Archroma wins ‘Asia Best Employer Brand’ award 2016

Ravi Bhogaraju, Head of Human Resources Asia and Global Talent & Organization Development, at Archroma receives the award at the ‘Asia Best Employer Brand Awards’ Ceremony held on August 4, 2016 in Singapore. (Photo: Employer Branding Institute)Reinach, Switzerland - 7 September 2016 - Archroma, a leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that its Singapore affiliate has been named ‘Asia Best Employer Brand’, an award conferred by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group, with CHRO Asia as a Strategic Partner, and endorsed by the Asian Confederation of Businesses.

Archroma Pakistan wins ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘CEO of the Year’ Awards

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma Pakistan Limited, receiving the EFP ‘Employer of the Year’ Award from His Excellency Toshikazu Isomaru, Consul General of Japan. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 15 August 2016 - Archroma, a leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that its Pakistan affiliate has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP).

Archroma goes for colors and sustainability at Febratex 2016 in Brazil

The Color Atlas by Archroma® comprises 6 volumes organized by color group. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 10 August 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, is present at Febratex 2016, where it will underscore its commitment to sustainability and introduce to the Brazilian market its recently launched Color Atlas, all under the motto: “Go for colors! Go for sustainability! Go for Brazil!”

Archroma launches a new concentrated OBA with reduced CO2 footprint

Archroma launches a new concentrated OBA with reduced CO2 footprint. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 27 June 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has extended its range of cost-effective, concentrated optical brightening agents (OBAs) for printing and writing papers. The new urea-containing disulphonated OBA – Leucophor® ACS liq – is particularly suited for stock application and for use in coating formulations that contain PVOH, CMC or casein as a secondary binder.

Archroma to present the “science of sustainability, color and denim” at Denim Première Vision

Archroma to present the “science of sustainability, color and denim” at Denim Première Vision. 
(Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 17 May 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will present its innovation and solutions for denim and casualwear under the motto: “The science of sustainability, the science of color, the science of denim” at Booth A1 at the upcoming DPV in Barcelona, Spain.

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