Huntsman Textile Effects that creates markets and manufactures a broad range of chemical and dye products to enhance the performance properties and colors of finished textiles and materials has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Daechun, a textile exporter to oversees efficiency management, streamline operations and sustainability improvement at its textile mill in the Gyunggi Province, South Korea.
D.K. Kim, president at Daechun, said that with Huntsman as their innovation partner, they are now going even further in developing new products whilst looking for new ways to meet the highest environmental standards,â€
Huntsman, whose latest â€˜eCool70â€™ range of dyes is said to use less water and energy in processing, has so far integrated its â€˜Novacronâ€™ reactive inks for printing and its â€˜Clarite Oneâ€™ pre-treatment for peroxide bleaching into Daechunâ€™s manufacturing processes. This, according to the company, will promote a cleaner supply chain and best practice.
Jay Naidu, vice president of strategic marketing and planning at Huntsman, said that companies like Daechun are leading the way in Korea and showing a commitment by investing in sustainability and continuous improvement.
The partnership will also see Huntsman offer suggestions to improve profitability and productivity through regular audits at the production factory.
Huntsman is pleased to support Daechun in its ongoing drive to explore efficient, ecological and economical ways to save energy and water, whilst helping strengthen Koreaâ€™s capabilities in high quality textile production.
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