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Archroma tops Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Screen capture of Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO of Archroma, delivering a message at the online 2020 Green Supply Chain Forum of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

Moncler launches Grenoble collection with Dyneema® Composite Fabric

Moncler launches Grenoble collection with Dyneema® Composite Fabric.
(Photo: DSM Protective Materials: DSMPMPR003)
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that, for the first time, Dyneema® Composite Fabrics are used by Moncler in the Fall/Winter 2020 Grenoble collection, which fuses form and function into high performance skiwear.

Archroma announces 20% price increase for its fluorochemical range

ArchromaArchroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced an increase of up to 20% in the selling prices of its Nuva® N and Fluowet® fluorocarbon polymers.

Anker, Devan & Shark Solutions develop world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet with recycled PVB based binder

© courtesy of Anker Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. Inspired by the knowledge and the needs of the aviation market, Anker motivated to achieve this new goal together. The PVB binder reuses laminated glass, from windshields and architectural/building glass, that otherwise would go to landfill.

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

Page 1 of Archroma’s ‘<a href="https://mailchi.mp/archroma/trendingnowneutrals">Top 10 Neutral Colors Trending Now</u>’ showing a strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its quarterly trends in the orders of its color standards and recipes seems to indicate a growing fondness among consumers for earth tones.

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

Devan ChemicalsBelgian textile innovator Devan Chemicals was lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology, known under its trade name as BI-OME®. The non-leaching attributes of the technology coupled with its ability to reduce microbial mutation make it a potential candidate for textiles where durability and safe human contact are highly valued.

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