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Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update just-style | 27 Jul 20

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

Vietnam's PPJ to develop new performance materials Beth Wright | 29 Apr 20

Vietnam based high-performance textile and garment manufacturer Phong Phu International (PPJ) is to develop new innovative fabrics with functional finishes as part of a strategic partnership with dyes and chemicals specialist Huntsman Textile Effects.

Huntsman to make hand sanitiser in fight against Covid-19 Beth Wright | 25 Mar 20

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation will begin making hydro alcoholic solution to produce hand sanitiser at its manufacturing site in Monthey, Switzerland, in response to an urgent appeal by Swiss authorities.

New Huntsman auxiliary speeds polyester dyeing Beth Wright | 25 Oct 19

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has developed what it says is a new eco-friendly dyeing auxiliary that cuts the time and cost of dyeing polyester.

Huntsman extends High IQ for moisture management Michelle Russell | 11 Sep 19

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has extended its High IQ performance assurance programme to help mills, brands and retailers meet consumer demand for garments with durable moisture management.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2019 – Material innovations Beth Wright | 10 Jun 19

A number of new fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for clothing and footwear at the recent Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. A new line of identification threads, the "perfect alternative" to down, and a water-based breathable imitation leather were among some of the highlights.

Huntsman opens Vietnam formulations facility Beth Wright | 23 Aug 18

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has opened a a multi-purpose facility in Vietnam where it will manufacture formulated systems for footwear.

Huntsman offers built-in sun protection for textiles Beth Wright | 26 Jul 18

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has extended its High IQ performance assurance scheme to help meet consumer demand for garments and accessories with built-in sun protection.

Huntsman in Middle East polyurethanes investment Beth Wright | 30 May 18

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation is to build a new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai in a move it says will allow it to leverage its development and production know-how in polyester polyol and polyol blends for the flexible foam and footwear markets.

Huntsman develops fast cycling TPU for footwear Michelle Russell | 22 Feb 18

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has developed a new range of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials designed to help footwear makers improve productivity when creating injection-moulded parts.

Huntsman extends colour performance programme Michelle Russell | 1 Dec 17

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has extended its High IQ performance assurance programme – which promises fabrics that retain their colour even after repeated washing – to include three dyes from its range.

Huntsman develops non-fluorinated durable water repellent Michelle Russell | 17 Nov 17

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has developed a new non-fluorinated durable water repellent (DWR) to help brands and retailers meet global demand for eco-friendly outdoor clothing with extreme rain and stain protection repellency.

Huntsman Corp positive amid Q2 growth Beth Wright | 28 Jul 17

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has offered a positive outlook as it revealed higher earnings and sales in its second-quarter, thanks in part to revenue increases in its polyurethanes and textile effects business.

Huntsman Corp positive amid Q4 earnings growth Michelle Russell | 20 Feb 17

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has offered a positive outlook as it revealed higher earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter, with a solid performance from its advanced materials and textile effects business.

Huntsman develops new soling solutions Beth Wright | 14 Feb 17

Polyurethane experts from chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation have developed two new soling solutions for the footwear industry, suitable for use in almost all footwear applications.

Huntsman to retain textile unit amid spin-off Michelle Russell | 18 Jan 17

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has decided to retain its textile effects business and exclude it from the planned spin-off of the company's Pigments and Additives division.

Bangladesh's Viyellatex boosts eco-friendly vision Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 16

Dyes and chemicals producer Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with Bangladesh textile manufacturer Viyellatex Group to help improve productivity and sustainability.

Huntsman promotes Esplin to spin-off textile unit Michelle Russell | 14 Nov 16

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has promoted CFO J Kimo Esplin as head of strategy and investment to oversee the planned spin-off of the company's Pigments & Additives and Textile Effects divisions. 

Huntsman and Jihua in China chemicals collaboration Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 16

Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with dyes and chemicals manufacturer Jihua Group in a move designed to speed up the supply chains of both companies so they can react more quickly to industry demand. 

Huntsman positive despite mixed Q2 results Michelle Russell | 28 Jul 16

Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has booked mixed results in its second-quarter as earnings soared but revenues fell on lower sales in all of its divisions.

Huntsman High IQ range meets different DWR needs Michelle Russell | 18 Jul 16

Dyes and chemicals business Huntsman Textile Effects has launched a new assurance scheme to help mills and retailers meet global demand for eco-friendly apparel with rain and stain protection.

INDIA: Huntsman to buy Baroda textile chemical unit | 23 Jun 09

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation is to buy the Baroda division of Metrochem Industries, a manufacturing facility that makes intermediates and specialty products for textiles.

INDIA: Huntsman wins trademark ruling | 12 Jun 09

The Textile Effects division of Huntsman Corporation has won an oder from an Indian High Court that prohibits Indian company Kiri Dyes & Chemicals from selling a dye that Huntsman says infringes on its trademark rights.

US: Huntsman to axe 1,250 jobs amid Q1 loss | 26 May 09

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corporation is to cut 1,250 full-time jobs – nearly 10% of its total workforce – after swinging to a first quarter loss of $290m.

SINGAPORE: Huntsman Textile Effects relocates HQ | 2 Mar 09

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Textile Effects is to move its headquarters from Basel in Switzerland to Singapore as part of a restructuring plan to shift its focus onto the firm’s Asian operations.

SWITZERLAND: Huntsman suspends production for 7 weeks | 13 Feb 09

Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Corp is suspending production for up to seven weeks at its largest site in Switzerland as it proceeds to restructure its Textile Effects business in a move that will save $60m a year.

US: Huntsman to raise prices on higher energy costs | 2 Jun 08

Huntsman Corporation, which makes chemicals for a range of industrial applications including textiles and footwear is to raise its prices by as much as 25% to counter higher energy, feedstock and transportation costs.

SWITZERLAND: Huntsman launches natural freshness treatment | 21 May 08

Huntsman Textile Effects has launched a new, naturally derived technology to impart garments with long-lasting freshness.

SWITZERLAND: Textile Effects prices to rise | 15 Feb 08

Huntsman Corporation’s Textile Effects business is to increase prices by up to 15% across a range of products from 1 March in response to rising labour, raw materials, utilities and transportation costs.

UK: Huntsman adds ‘Sun Protection for Kids’ fabric finish | 2 Oct 07

Huntsman Textile Effects has added a new ultraviolet protection finish for children to its High IQ range.


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