Outstanding Performance Dye for Navy and Dark Shades at Lower Cost Meeting Highest Retailer Specifications
Basel, July 17, 2008 – Dark and navy shades play a crucial role in the industry for all textile end article segments whether knitting, shirting, towelling or bedding. With NOVACRON® Navy C-BN and NOVACRON® Navy FN-BN, Huntsman Textile Effects has developed a new chemistry to get the deepest and darkest shades with the highest all-round fastness levels and excellent reproducible effects for pad-batch, continuous and exhaust applications. Its high tinctorial strength and build-up makes deep shades easily attainable. Although a multitude of navy’s already exist in the market today offering all kinds of performance levels at various prices, none can match the long lasting top performance along with cost savings that NOVACRON® Navy C-BN and NOVACRON® Navy FN-BN provide. Featuring state-of the art-properties such as outstanding fastness, high fixation, good washing-off profile, NOVACRON® Navy C-BN and NOVACRON® Navy FN-BN are suitable for dyeing all cellulosic fibers and are perfectly compatible with existing NOVACRON® C (respectively NOVACRON FN) dyes.
In keeping with Huntsman’s stated motto of sustainability, NOVACRON® Navy C-BN and NOVACRON® Navy FN-BN contribute to considerable water, energy and labor savings.
Both NOVACRON® Navy C-BN and NOVACRON® Navy FN-BN set new quality standards and enable easy and cost effective navies and dark shades with unique and long lasting color fastness.
The high performing NOVACRON dyes come with a range of benefits all of which meet the most stringent retailer specifications. Dyehouses will appreciate the high flexibility in production and the shor
ter production cycle with less reprocessing and high productivity.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at www.huntsman.com.
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