4 Innovations for Dye and Chemical Industry from Archroma

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Techtextil to launch its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their markets.

4 Innovations for Dye and Chemical Industry from Archroma

Archroma offers a wide portfolio of dyes and chemicals aiming to increase sustainability and innovation along the entire value chain, from fiber to finish.

Archroma is reputed for its continuous flow of ground-breaking innovations, such as the EarthColors®, a range of dyes made from non-edible natural waste from the agricultural and herbal industry, or more recently, the purest indigo, Denisol® Pure Indigo, an aniline-free* synthetic pre-reduced liquid indigo launched in 2018.

At Techtextil, Archroma will present 10 solution systems and 4 innovations, and will hold an “Innovation Session” to present the most prominent of those for the first time ever: Appretan® NTR, a new nature-based binder.


Archroma will present two new systems ideally suited to textile manufacturers serving the automotive & transportation market:

  • Light Fast Car, a system designed to keep fabric colors deep, vibrant and matched day after day;
  • Safe Seats, a halogen-free* flame retardant coating system for synthetic leather

At the exhibition, Archroma will introduce Fadex® AS New, a new “super UV protector” to make automotive & transportation textiles more resistant to light.


Archroma has developed three new systems designed to add value in outdoor & active wear applications:

  • Color Vibe, a system for ny- lon sportswear to maintain color vibrancy, time after time, wash after wash;
  • Fast Sport, a coloration system for polyester knitted sportswear, providing the best fastness in the shortest possible time with a reduced environmental footprint;
  • Odor Control, a system for improved material longevity, freshness and wearing comfort due to the lasting dual-action technology of Sanitized® Odoractiv 10. Odor-causing bacteria cannot adhere to the textile surface and bad smells are trapped and neutralized; and permastink cannot build-up in your

Visitors at the Archroma booth will be able to learn more about the brand new Foron® SP-WF, a range of high-performance disperse dyes for polyester sportswear.


Archroma’s experts will present 4 new systems applicable to workwear & uniforms:

  • Bright Dream, a formaldehyde-free* system for whiter than white fabrics that require no ironing;
  • Power Cotton, a system for comfortable cotton fabrics with more than 5 times higher abrasion resistance;
  • Tough Camo, A non-infrared reflective pigment printing system for military wear, with high durability and dramatically reduced water consumption;
  • Odor Control Innovative technologies are used in these systems, such as the newly launched Arkofix® NZW, a formalde-hyde-free* resin for whiter on-iron or easy-to-iron fabrics.


Archroma has developed one new system applicable to non-wovens:

  • Filter It Clean, a formalde-hyde-free* and APEO-free bonding system that makes non-wovens strong and safe even when wet.

Archroma will present for the first time at Techtextil a new, ground-breaking innovation: Appretan® NTR, a water-based textile coating binder that rallies renewable natural ingredients for applications such as tea bags and coffee filters or capsules.