Archroma takes a giant leap to
produce Aniline Free Indigo in Pakistan
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals,
commenced production of Aniline-Free Indigo – Denisol® Pure
Indigo 30 liq. at its Jamshoro plant. Inauguration ceremony was
performed by Michel Zumstein, President, Commercial Region Asia,
Archroma Singapore, who flew in to honor this important
occasion. It may be added here that Jamshoro plant made
headlines in 2012 as Archroma’s first Zero Liquid Discharge
plant in the world.
Michel Zumstein, President, Commercial Region Asia,
Ambassador Thomas Kolly and
Archroma team at the ribbon cutting of Denisol Pure
Aniline-free indigo is the outcome of break through
innovation by Archroma. Aniline-free indigo was first presented
in May 2018 at a Textile Conference in Canada. The brand new dye
provided a non-toxic way to produce the traditional, iconic
indigo blue that consumers associated with denim and jeans.
Owing to state-of-the-art sustainable facilities, Archroma
Jamshoro site was earmarked to produce Aniline-free indigo –
Denisol Pure Indigo 30 liq. Later in the evening, highlights and
salient features of Aniline-free indigo were rolled-out to the
“I am delighted to inaugurate full scale production of
Denisol Pure Indigo 30 liq – Aniline-free Indigo at our Jamshoro
plant. This plant has a sizeable capacity to meet the entire
sustainable requirements of Denim industry. True to its
commitment towards continuous innovation, Archroma challenges
the status-quo in the deep belief that we can make our industry
sustainable. With this winning mindset, our R & D team has been
successful in presenting Aniline-free Indigo to the denim world.
Removing a hazardous impurity – Aniline from the denim supply
chain, we have fulfilled our responsibility as a good corporate
citizen towards creating a greener environment.” said Michel
Zumstein, President, Commercial Region Asia at the highly
attended inauguration ceremony at Karachi. Textile business
community graced the occasion in big numbers and showed keen
interest in this new iconic development.
Michel Zumstein, President Commercial Region Asia,
unviels plaque at the Denisol Pure Indigo Plant.
Archroma presented appreciation mementos to its valued
customers on their successful partnership in denim specialities.
Michel Zumstein and Archroma leadership team lauded the spirit
of entrepreneurship in “being the first” to join hands with
Archroma to adopt new denim solutions in their respective
“It is a matter of great satisfaction for Archroma Pakistan
multi-tasked teams who have achieved a milestone feat today.
Denim is the ace textile export produce of Pakistan and we are
proud to be associated with our partners in their success. We
are fully convinced that the new innovation, Aniline-free Indigo
will further enhance sustainability and value of Denim fashion
in flourishing local and export trends. Brand owners, retailers
as well as end consumers will benefit from the cleaner
production ethics” commented Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma
Pakistan at the inauguration ceremony.
Archroma makes the Denisol® Pure Indigo 30 dye in the most
sustainable way as currently possible.