Dystar has begun trial production on a second Indigo line at the company's manufacturing hub in Nanjing, China, a month ahead of schedule.

The company, which supplies dyestuffs and auxiliaries to the textile and leather industries, says the new facility will allows it to respond to growing demand for the DyStar Indigo Vat 40% Solution.

Production at the DyStar Nanjing Colours plant will be increased gradually until it reaches its capacity of 12,000 metric tons per year for the second Indigo line.