Innovation

Improving Products and Productivity

Huntsman Textile Effects drives innovation through our world-class Research & Technology facilities, production plants and consultancy services. We focus on meeting the needs of customers with cost-effective solutions that support them to maximize competitiveness and minimize environmental impact.

Our innovative dyes and chemicals consistently produce right-first-time results and help to optimize and shorten the manufacturing process. As a result, our customers can save costs, enhance productivity, reduce waste and conserve water and energy.

 

  • Best in class innovation

  • 800 worldwide patents

  • 200 products launched last 5 years, 15% of sales revenue

 

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Innovation In Action

AVITERA® SE

Avitera
  • Revolutionary range of poly-reactive dyes for cellulosic fibers and their blends

  • Up to 50% less water and energy

  • Highest reproducibility in the shortest time for increased productivity

  • Covers the entire shade gamut from the palest to the deepest and darkest shades

  • 2014 ICIS Innovation Awards: overall winner and Innovation with Best Benefit to Environment or Sustainability Award

  • 2013 Environmental Leader Technology Reviews: 5-stars rating for Excellence in Technology and Innovation


PHOBOTEX ®

Phobotex
  • Advanced range of fluorine-free hydro polymers developed to allow fabrics to provide rain protection and stain management

  • Suitable for a wide range of textile end uses: rainwear, active wear, workwear, technical fabrics (awnings, tarpaulins, boat covers, outdoor furnishings, shower curtains)

  • Complements the PHOBOL® CP range of short-chain C6 chemistry products

  • Environmentally-friendly, non-fluorinated PHOBOTEX® RSY durable water repellent for high-performance outerwear fabrics


Digital Inks

Digital Print
  • Market-leading NOVACRON®, LANASET®, TERASIL®, LYOSPERSE® and ERIOFAST® inks certified by the major print head manufacturers

  • Vivid colors; high visibility

  • Outstanding durability against heat and light

  • Excellent stability, runnability and reproducibility

  • Suitable for a wide variety of end uses in the apparel and fashion, swimwear, home textiles, signage and automotive sectors