Apparel and textile industry company news

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Latest Articles

DyStar switches industry association membership amid spat Michelle Russell | 17 Feb 20

Singapore-based dye manufacturer Dystar has joined TEGEWA – a sector association within the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI) – after resigning from the Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers (ETAD) following an ongoing spat.

Dystar outlines progress in sustainability performance Michelle Russell | 12 Sep 19

The ninth sustainability report from Singapore-based dye manufacturer Dystar shows the firm has reduced water intensity by 31%, reduced emissions by 22%, and wastewater intensity by 28% since 2011 – and reused around 2m cubic metres of water.

ZDHC and peers to cooperate on sustainability efforts Hannah Abdulla | 19 Jun 19

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation and the Global Chemical Industry Round Table (GCIRT) have announced they are to collaborate on efforts to accelerate the phasing out of hazardous chemicals in the textile and leather value chain.

Cone Denim debuts eco-friendly salt-free denim in the US Beth Wright | 3 Apr 19

US textile major Cone Denim has launched the latest offering under its Sustainblue denim collection, utilising Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group's eco-friendly Cadira dyeing process.

New Dystar Bangladesh lab provides end-to-end solutions Beth Wright | 25 Feb 19

Singapore-based dye manufacturer Dystar has opened a new testing laboratory in Bangladesh to support the industry in further reducing the use of harmful chemicals in the supply chain.

DyStar ramps up destruction of fake textile dyes in Turkey Hannah Abdulla | 13 Nov 18

DyStar has won a legal case against a Turkish producer of counterfeit textile dyes that infringed one of its patents – with the win resulting in the destruction of 3.3 tons of the product.

Dystar admits challenges remain in driving sustainability Michelle Russell | 3 Oct 18

Singapore-based dye manufacturer Dystar has admitted challenges remain in the industry’s efforts to drive sustainability as the company conceded it has not yet reached it energy consumption and emissions goal.

Dystar launches resource for optimized continuous dyeing Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 18

Singapore-based dye manufacturer Dystar has launched an extension to its Cadira concept that it says will considerably reduce process costs, water, waste and energy consumption and machine utilisation in the dyeing process.

Indigo spray dyeing sees bulk production breakthrough Michelle Russell | 2 Feb 18

Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar and Germany's RotaSpray have developed their indigo spray dyeing procedure for production on a bulk level, in a move that should help denim producers to significantly reduce their environmental impact.

G-Star's most sustainable jean is made from C2C Gold denim Beth Wright | 5 Dec 17

In what it claims is a milestone in responsible denim manufacturing, denim giant G-Star Raw has developed its most sustainable jean to date, made from the first ever Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Gold level certified denim.

Dystar launches salt-free denim dyeing concept Michelle Russell | 10 Nov 17

Singapore-based dye manufacturer has launched a new concept for denim that allows salt-free dyeing with a strong effluent load reduction as part of its efficiency programme aimed at reducing water, waste and energy consumption during denim dyeing.

DyStar surpasses four 2020 energy targets Beth Wright | 29 Aug 17

DyStar Group has surpassed four of its six 2020 targets, which seek to reduce resource consumption intensities and corresponding waste outputs by 20% of 2011 levels, the Singapore-based dye manufacturer revealed in its latest sustainability report.

C&A makes circular journey with C2C T-shirt launch Beth Wright | 8 Jun 17

As part of its commitment to a more sustainable future and growing a circular economy, Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group has partnered with value fashion retailer C&A on the launch of the first ever T-shirt certified to the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Gold standard.

New Dystar lab provides end-to-end solutions Beth Wright | 5 May 17

Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group has opened what it claims is the first textile laboratory of its kind for the export industry, providing end-to-end solutions in the supply chain, from raw materials to final products, in addition to testing services.

Lindex uses "clean dye" in 90% of denim assortment Beth Wright | 21 Feb 17

Swedish fashion chain Lindex has revealed almost all of its denim range is now dyed using what it claims is the "cleanest" indigo dye on the market, as part of its bid for cleaner denim production.

Dystar completes US specialty chemicals acquisition Beth Wright | 1 Nov 16

Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group has completed its acquisition of three speciality chemical units from US-based Emerald Performance Materials in a deal that will expand the firm's American business platform.

Dystar on track for 2020 environmental targets Beth Wright | 13 Sep 16

Dystar Group is on track to achieving its 2020  energy consumption target the Singapore dye manufacturer revealed in its latest sustainability report, the first to be aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G4 reporting guidelines.

Dystar sets up global innovation centre in China Michelle Russell | 26 Jul 16

Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group is setting up a global innovation centre at its Nanjing Colours production site in China to develop new environmentally-friendly dyes and chemicals.

DyStar adds eco-friendly polyester dyeing concept Beth Wright | 31 May 16

Singapore-based dye manufacturer DyStar Group is expanding its Cadira programme with the launch of a new development in polyester dyeing designed to reduce water, waste and energy consumption.

GERMANY: DyStar operations in Germany file for insolvency just-style.com | 30 Sep 09

Frankfurt-based Dystar Textilfarben GmbH, which supplies dyestuffs and auxiliaries to the textile and leather industries, has filed for insolvency of its operations in Germany.

SWITZERLAND: Clariant to split textile, leather units just-style.com | 19 Mar 09

Specialty chemicals maker Clariant is splitting its textile, leather and paper businesses by the end of this year, in a move that could lead to a sale of one or all of the units.

US: DyStar buys stake in Indian test institute Texanlab just-style.com | 28 Sep 07

Textile dyes and auxiliaries supplier DyStar has bought a majority stake in the Indian textile testing institute Texanlab.

Digital textile printing on growth trajectory just-style.com | 20 Apr 07

Digital technology is the fastest growing method of printing textiles, according to a report in the latest issue of Textile Outlook International. Between 2000 and 2005 digitally printed textile output rose by 300% to 70m square metres.

just-style homepage

Forgot your password?