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.

The insolvency petition applies to its Dystar Textilfarben GmbH, Dystar Textilfarben GmbH & Co Deutschland KG and Dystar Holdings GmbH units.

Between them they employ 1,300 people at sites in Frankfurt, Brunsbuettel, Geretsried, Leverkusen and Ludwigshafen.

The company was not available to comment when contacted by just-style today.