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DyStar Sets-up Global Innovation Center to Focus on Synthesis of Dyes

Published on 2016-08-04. Author : SpecialChem

NANJING -- DyStar is setting up a new Global Innovation Center at its production site of DyStar Nanjing Colours Co., Ltd. It will incorporate state-of-the-art laboratories for Research & Development, Process Technology Development and up-scale labs for synthesis and finish of dyes and chemicals for its textile and industrial segments. A scale-up unit for small production will also be housed in the new facility. With a footprint of 3,000 square meters, the R&D center will focus on new molecules and chemicals development and is anticipated to be completed at the end of March 2017.

Confirming Continuous Innovation in Products

Innovation Center
DyStar Building New Global Innovation Center

With these activities DyStar confirms its commitment to continuous innovation in products, services and manufacturing technologies in order to deliver environmental compatible products and minimize the impact on the environment of its operations. The plans for the new facilities are inspired by and dedicated to all the requirements of sustainable architecture and construction.

One of the key innovation targets for DyStar’s R&D is, to help customers to achieve new milestones in product and process excellence with regard to shorter and more economical dyeing procedures, reduced water and energy consumption and lower waste water and polluting effects.

In connection with the company’s growth strategy the activities of the Global Innovation Center will not only focus on the textile industry, but also look for new segments for its new products.

About DyStar

DyStar® Group is a solution provider, offering customers across the globe a complete range of colorants, auxiliaries and services. The DyStar Group has offices, competence centers, agencies and production plants in over 50 countries to ensure the availability of expertise in all important markets. With a heritage of more than a century of product development and innovation for the textile and leather industry, DyStar has developed into new markets and now in addition serves the paper, plastic and many other specialty chemical industries.

DyStar’s service division 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. The service division offers 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 programs.

Source: DyStar

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