A provider of high quality dyes and chemicals, Huntsman Textile Effects has entered a partnership and collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group, a leading multi-dimensional business conglomerates in Bangladesh that has spinning, knitting, dyeing, accessories and printing facilities. Under the agreement, Huntsman will support Viyellatex’s mills to streamline operations and optimise processes, train technical staff, and make recommendations to help improve yield and productivity. The agreement reinforces the recognition of Huntsman as a preferred supplier of Viyellatex Group.
Chuck Hirsch, Vice President, Sales and Technical Resources of Huntsman Textile Effects says, “Viyellatex Group places strong emphasis on sustainability by minimising energy usage, adopting waste and water recycling, and using only organic materials and environmentally compliant chemicals and dyes and Huntsman is the perfect partner in this regard as it shares this vision. The company was deeply honoured to be a trusted partner of Viyellatex Group for the last 16 years and counting. With the shared values of Huntsman in sustainability and innovation, this partnership should be a reflection of the confidence and trust that our customers place in us.”
The ready-made garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh is worth $28.1 billion in 2015-16, with more than 4,300 garment factories employing about 4 million people and accounting for 82 per cent of the country’s total exports.