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Archroma: combining eco-advanced colors with hygiene and protection
As part of its active engagement in the fight against Covid-19, the producer of dyes and specialty chemicals Archroma Management LLC, Reinach/Switzerland, has announced a collaboration with denim manufacturer Soorty Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Karachi/Pakistan. The alliance will develop Soorty’s new collection combining eco-advanced colors with hygiene and protection technologies. Archroma will contribute technologies, innovations and systems for coloration, hygiene and protection. These include an aniline-free indigo system, Pure Indigo Flow, based on the new Denisol Pure Indigo developed to preserve the health of denim workers and aquatic life, a water-saving dyeing technology, and an antibacterial treatment based on Sanitized technology and designed to keep the garment odor-free, fresh and germ-free.
The denim collection will be introduced by Soorty under the brand SmartCare+ and will include denim fabric, garments and, coming soon, masks.
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Archroma: start of production of hand sanitizersIn May 2020, the producer of dyes and specialty chemicals Archroma Management LLC, Reinach/Switzerland, started bulk production of a new range of hand sanitizers at its Landhi site in Pakistan. The new Kieralon HS range was developed by the R&D team at the Archroma Center of Excellence in Karachi, in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations. The Kieralon HS range is being produced in different grades and concentrations to eliminate a broad range of germs, bacteria and viruses, to cater for various healthcare and hygiene requirements. They also include emollients and display non-stick and quick drying effect, for skin comfort. Archroma is also actively supporting manufacturers in the production of face masks and medical protective equipment. Due to the corona pandemic its antimicrobial and barrier products are in high demand. Moreover Archroma helps existing and new customers entering this sector by providing technical know-how and support.
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