Denim is so very special. Maybe no other piece of our closet has the power to tell the world how we feel or who we are.
At Archroma, we share your passion for denim, and we bring our expertise, powerful innovation and our commitment to sustainability into developing cutting-edge dyeing technologies and products to support your creativity.
From fiber to finish, Archroma plays a key role throughout the entire textile supply chain, with unique chemicals for spinning, pretreatment, dyeing, coating & finishing and wash-down effects.
A UNIVERSE OF COLOR EFFECTS – FAR BEYOND INDIGO
The Archroma denim portfolio offers a scope of possibilities for effects and colors, from the authentic roots of indigo to the most innovative solutions; ranging from Denisol® Indigo 30 liq and Diresul® RDT liquid pre-reduced sulfur dyes in dyeing, to Optisul® C sulfur dyes and Printofix® pigment preparation in coating.
Archroma is the recognized leader in integrated solutions, offering best-in-class auxiliaries for bespoke process packages, maintaining high standards of quality and sustainability.
Together with our global footprint and recognized expertise, we bring you a portfolio of products designed to address the specific dyeing requirements for all types of effects.
BRINGING INDIGO BACK TO ITS ROOTS
Archroma’s Denisol® Indigo 30 liq is a newly developed pre-reduced liquid indigo solution that is manufactured in Archroma’s award winning ‘zero liquid discharge’ manufacturing plant.
Denisol® Indigo 30 liq is compliant with major official eco-standards and requirements from retailers, brands and fashion leading companies and helps to produce fabrics suitable for current eco-labeling (e.g. bluesign® and GOTS).
Break new ground with aniline-free* indigo for denim. Archroma’s new aniline-free* indigo dye, Denisol® Pure Indigo 30 liq, reduces risk when producing the traditional, iconic indigo blue that consumers associate with denim and jeans.
Nowadays, brands are becoming more and more eco-conscious in their choice of materials and suppliers, and are integrating the growing importance of sustainable processing. With its multi-award winning ADVANCED DENIM technology, Archroma has developed a more ecological denim dyeing process. Instead of indigo, the Denim-Ox and Pad/Sizing-Ox processes use a new eco-friendlier generation of concentrated sulfur dyes, Diresul® RDT blue specialties.
Potential savings of ADVANCED DENIM can be evaluated using Archroma’s ONE WAY Process Simulator, a software used to assess the cost, performance and environmental profile of evaluated products and processes. >> More on ONE WAY
ADVANCED DENIM video
REVOLUTION IN BLUE
Diresul® RDT blue specialties are a selection of Archroma’s blue dyestuffs that enhance blue jeans’ look. They allow a vast range of casts and wash-down effects while offering high flexibility with application systems, great versatility on final effects and good performance.
Archroma’s Diresul® RDT blue specialties are based on Diresul® RDT Indicolors and, as part of an ever-growing portfolio, a new collection of vibrant, ocean-themed bright sulfur blue dyes, Diresul® RDT Ocean Blues. Good combinability between them and with the rest of Diresul® RDT dyestuffs and Archroma’s application systems create a universe of blue effects for denim and non-denim fabrics.
Diresul® RDT blue specialties overcome the limitations of conventional, indigo-based denim production:
No single blue base: time to widen your horizons
A vast range of new blue shades and effects
BLACK & GREY
Black sulfur colorant’s shades and effects allowed it to carve out a niche in the over-crowded blue denim market.
Archroma’s dye portfolio of conventional and black specialties allow to create a universe of greys and deep black and navies. From superficial to solid blacks for both extreme wash-down and stay black effects.
COLORS FOR DENIM
In the area of color denim, Archroma’s portfolio has a wide range of colors and effects to combine with indigo or to create fancy color denim. From earthy and warm tones to look beat on contemporary workwear silhouettes; vibrant colors as an important trend; until military greens & khakis for streetwear, menswear and active.
Your creativity is limitless.
Archroma helps you bring your ideas to life and develop collections with a soul.
Color effects – with solutions ranging from high-fast dyes to nature-inspired biomass waste-based dyes, supported by Color Atlas color management service to boost your creativity;
Thermo-control and protection solutions to help make your gear more resistant to extreme weather conditions from heatwaves to rain pours;
Care effects solutions to bring softness and comfort to your gear whilst looking good at all times.
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