Sustainability is not just a trend but one of the crucial values that underpin CHT’s innovative power. It determines the daily work and the company’s strategy. As an innovative and sustainable partner of the textile industry, the CHT Group is always working on tomorrow’s ideas and solutions. The latest shot: 103 products of the CHT assortment are awarded the highest rating, the Platinum Material Health Certificate
Circular economy takes over a decisive role
The CHT Group is convinced that recyclable textile products are the right way to protect resources and reduce the environmental impact. For this reason, all employees work closely together with the customers and brands to achieve common goals; avoiding waste and harmful substances used or produced in the textile production process and developing materials with an ecological benefit.
The principle of Cradle to Cradle® is a pioneering step in the textile world that fits perfectly to CHT’s sustainable strategy: Right from the start products shall be created which are suited for the biological (compostable) or technical (recyclable) circulation. The CHT Group focuses on the development of dyes, pigments and auxiliaries for textile finishing which can be decomposed without leaving any residues and easily returned to the natural circulation.
With 72 textile auxiliaries and 31 dyes/pigments, CHT has succeeded in achieving the highest rating, the Platinum Material Health Certificate of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.
These products help textile manufacturers to achieve the Platinum rating in Material Health, one of five categories of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ product standard on finished textiles. This contributes to giving textiles a positive ecological footprint.
Pretreatment by CHT
The pretreatment range comprising sustainable and economic processes such as desizing, washing and bleaching is suited for all discontinuous and continuous applications and material types.
Dyeing by CHT – auxiliaries
Selected auxiliaries for sustainable and economic dyeing procedures: the products are suited for continuous and discontinuous dyeing.
Dyeing by CHT – dyes
A wide range of dyes allows sustainable and economical dyeing of textiles with maximum fastness levels.
Ecoprint by CHT
The first of its kind: specially selected and innovative printing system which contains water-based print pastes. Ecoprint by CHT was specially developed to make textile products biologically recyclable in a safe way.
Finishing and coating by CHT
The product range for finishing and coating which facilitates textile processes such as raising, rewinding, sewing and softening. They can also be used to provide additional effects and finishes which can be tailor-made in line with the article’s intended use.
The CHT Group assists customers around the world in making their contribution to sustainable and ecological textiles. In all processes along the textile value chain, the CHT Group has gained excellent experience and know-how over many years, which they apply every day throughout the world.