polypropylene fiber technology wins Society of Dyers and Colourists Color
Innovation Award 2008
Textile News Article Posted May 14, 2008
About MOOO>TM Dyeable Polypropylene
MOOO>TM dyeable polypropylene is a novel and distinct new coloration process for polypropylene in the textile and apparel industry from BASF. The BASF technology has solved the key problem of dyeing polypropylene in an efficient and flexible way. BASF invention allows dyeing from aqueous media in a standard industry process in an easy coloration with disperse dyes. Brilliant color shades are available to meet the fast-moving market trends.
The SDC is an independent, not-for-profit educational charity and the world's only chartered, professional body dedicated to color. It is the natural focus and authority on all matters relating to color application, control, standards and performance. It has more than 80 years of experience in the development of color-related standards and has been responsible for introducing many of the standards used today for the color fastness performance of textiles and color measurement. It has held the secretariats of both BSI and ISO standard bodies.
BASF is the
world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its
portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics,
performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals.
As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all
industries to be more successful. With its high-value products
and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in
finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection,
energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has more than
95,000 employees and posted sales of almost