DyStar sets up new Texanlab to drive sustainability in textile industry

DyStar sets up new Texanlab to drive sustainability in textile industry

PRESS INFORMATION
2017- 05
For Immediate Release

 

DyStar sets up new Texanlab to drive sustainability in textile industry

Singapore – 05 May 2017 – On 21 April 2017, the Texanlab Laboratories Private Limited (a DyStar Group company) has opened its 3rd state of the art and technologically advanced laboratory at Tirupur (Tamilnadu), a town in Southern India famous for knitwear exports and known as Manchester of India. It is also a popular destination chosen by European and American retailers for buying various knitted products like t-shirts.

With a footprint of 6,200 square feet in the center of Tirupur city, this new laboratory is equipped with the very latest equipment for testing of textiles in terms of all physical and color fastness parameters. It’s worth mentioning that one-third of the lab uses natural daylight and fresh air to reduce electricity usage – a step towards sustainability, which fully aligns with the company’s commitment to sustainable development.

This textile laboratory would be the first of its kind to serve the export industry with more than “just testing” services – it will also provide end-to-end solutions in the supply chain, from raw materials to final products.

As a service division of the DyStar Group dedicated to textile and ecology testing services for 30 years, the Texanlab now has testing laboratories in Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Tirupur in India, as well as sales offices in Asia, Europe, and America. The Group plans to set up a new laboratory soon in Bangladesh. Texanlab closely works with global brands and retailers and has tested more than 350,000 RSL parameters since its inception. With the new lab, the whole team will undoubtedly support the industry to further reduce harmful chemicals and create a greener and cleaner environment.  

About DyStar

The DyStar Group is a leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer and solution provider, offering customers across the globe a broad portfolio of colorants, specialty chemicals, and services. With a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation for the textile industry, DyStar also caters to multiple sectors including the paints, coatings, paper and packaging industries. Its expansion into the food & beverages and personal care sectors reinforces the company’s position as a specialty chemical manufacturer. DyStar’s global presence offers customers reliable access to experts from offices, competence centers, agencies and production plants spanning over 50 countries.

DyStar’s key service divisions assist brands & retailers and their industry partners from their first inspiration throughout the entire supply chain to ensure that they meet stringent quality and ecological specifications, reduce costs and shorten lead times. We offer state-of-the-art color communication through CSI; textile and ecology testing through Texanlab; ecology and environmental advice, supply chain auditing and consulting for RSL compliant sustainable processes through Sustainable Textile Solutions group.

The DyStar econfidence® program is designed to provide assurance to textile customers that the dyes and chemicals supplied by DyStar comply with legal requirements. econfidence® also provides expertise so that selected products are compliant with voluntary Restricted Substances Lists (RSLs), including those of brands and retailers. Backed up by the most extensive eco-testing program of any chemical supplier in the industry, econfidence® supports long-term partnerships along the supply chain and fosters a more sustainable textile production.

Fully dedicated to quality management, DyStar is an ISO9001 British Standard Institution (BSI) certified company. Our products for food & beverage undergo additional certifications, such as FPA, GFSI (SQF 2000), Kosher, Passover, and Halal. Each batch of certified food colors is tested and approved by a United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laboratory.

Visit www.DyStar.com for more information.

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Moon Tang
Global Corporate Communications
DID: +65 6671 2897
Email: tang.moon@dystar.com