25 Jul 12
Huntsman Textile Effects Awarded Preferred Supplier Status

Huntsman Textile Effects today announced a strategic partnership with PT Lucky Print Abadi (LPA)



Huntsman Textile Effects today announced a strategic partnership with PT Lucky Print Abadi (LPA) that will see the global textile leader being awarded the coveted Preferred Supplier Status for LPA’s dyes and chemical requirements. This partnership will see Huntsman Textile Effects actively supporting LPA in differentiating itself in the market through the supply of high quality textile dyes, chemicals and world-class technical service support.

Huntsman Textile Effects is a global leader in developing total textile solutions across all aspects of the textile chain and a committed player in developing sustainable, high performing processing and effects chemicals with low environmental impact. It will provide technical service support to LPA to achieve quality standards in keeping with the rigorous customer requirements and to supply materials for their production facilities in Indonesia.

Commented Mr Kent Kvaal, Vice President of Global Sales and Technical Services at Huntsman Textile Effects, “We are very pleased to be conferred the Preferred Supplier Status by LPA. This sends a strong signal that we are on the right track and that our unwavering focus on sustainability and innovation has indeed supported our business partners in enabling their products to be highly differentiated yet environmentally-friendly in this competitive market. As LPA’s Preferred Supplier, we are confident that Huntsman Textile Effects will continue to deliver the same exacting, world-class technical service solutions and high quality dyes and chemicals that will give LPA the added competitive edg e.”

Added Ms. Lily Tamin, Managing Director of LPA, “We are happy to partner with Huntsman who is known for their innovative and excellent technical service. This partnership will bring new standards and productivity levels for both organizations which are critical in today’s business environment. This will help us to bring differentiation to the market and to cater to the needs of end customers”

A leading integrated cotton textile company supplying finished printed and dyed fabrics to major brands around the world such as Esprit, Tom Tailor, Gap, Gymboree, Marks & Spencer and others, LPA has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certificate in recognition of their high quality standards. LPA has also adopted global standard practices such as “OKO-TEX 100” to meet stringent human-ecological requirements in the use of the ‘AZO-Free Dyes and Chemicals. The introduction of these programs have resulted in new yarns and fabrics products made through innovative combinations of raw materials, chemicals and processes.

In association with Cotton Incorporated, LPA has also developed “Natural Stretch”, a 100% Cotton Stretch Fabric and “Wicking Windows” Moisture Management technology that makes wearing cotton even more comfortable to the discerning customer.

This partnership marks another new milestone for both companies who have already been working actively in the printing and dyeing solutions business for the past 2 years.   


About Huntsman Textile Effects

Huntsman Textile Effects is the leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile and related industries. Research, innovation and sustainability are at the heart of what we do and we use cutting edge technology to develop innovative solutions to create innovative products and technologies with intelligent effects, such as b uilt in freshness, sun protection or state-of-the-art dyes to reduce water and energy consumption, meeting the needs of our customers and supporting a more sustainable environment. With operations in 110 countries and 14 primary manufacturing facilities worldwide in twelve countries (China, Columbia, Germany, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey, Switzerland, USA), Huntsman TE is uniquely positioned to provide fast and expert technical service wherever our customers are based.

About Huntsman

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our 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 has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2011 revenues of over $11 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at

About PT Lucky Print Abadi (LPA) 

A leading integrated cotton textile company supplying finished Printed and Dyed fabrics to major brands around the world, PT Lucky Print Abadi (LPA) manufactures 18,000,000 yds each of finished and greige woven fabrics annually. Popular items in their Top Weights range are poplins, sheetings, twills, satins, light lawn and bottom weights in causal wear, uniform and evening wear. LPA offers basic print/ dye techniques such as pigment, Reactive, Disperse and Discharge and Revolutionary such as Indigo, Sulphur, Foam and Burnout. Its major customers reputed garment manu facturers supplying to brands such as Marks & Spencer, Tom Tailer, Espirit, Next, Gap – Old Navy, Nygard, Liz Claiborne, Jacadi, May Dept Stores, AMC, Macy’s, Target, Kohls amongst others and reputed local brands such as The Executive, Et Cetera and Accent besides the wholesale market.

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Media Contacts:

Christina Koh +65 9777 5675

Mindy Chee: +65 9875 4380
PT Lucky Print Abadi (LPA):
Aslam Akbany +628118705587

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