Collaboration reduces environmental impacts and improves product efficiency throughout attire, furnishings and automotive markets

ACTON, Mass., Sept. eight, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Haartz Corporation, the world chief in extremely engineered and uniquely designed textile supplies and Green Theme Technologies Inc. (GTT), a frontrunner in waterless and PFAS-free textile finishing, at this time introduced a partnership to revolutionize how textiles are completed in the United States. The first of its variety in the North American market, GTT’s PFAS-free and waterless EMPEL™ textile finishing platform eliminates dangerous chemical compounds from all ranges of textile finishing with out the use of water, all whereas offering best-in-class efficiency.

Developed by GTT, the EMPEL platform can apply all kinds of finishes, together with Durable Water Repellent, Anti-Wicking, Durable Stain Release and extra to an nearly limitless variety of textiles. EMPEL makes use of sustainable “clean chemistry” to eradicate contamination by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) throughout the textile manufacturing course of via a waterless course of.

“Haartz is the perfect partner for GTT,” stated Martin Flora, VP of Business Development for GTT. “They are world leaders in scaling finished fabric technologies through world-class manufacturing and testing facilities. With their various product categories, including apparel, furniture and automotive, our partnership brings textile innovation to North America and helps drive a positive and sizable environmental impact.”  

Independent checks carried out by Bureau Veritas and Okeotex affirm EMPEL makes use of a unhazardous and water-free hydrocarbon monomer resolution that’s polymerized when utilized to materials, wrapping every particular person yarn with a excessive-efficiency end. Testing reveals EMPEL outperforms present C0 and C6 fluorocarbon water repellent choices, producing a protecting end that lasts.

As PFAS bans accelerate throughout the nation and round the world, ahead considering manufacturers like Haartz are taking the lead to undertake excessive efficiency and sustainable options.

Performance attire manufacturers resembling Black Diamond, TREW Gear, Stoney Creek, and Artilect are at present promoting attire merchandise that use EMPEL. Haartz holds the solely US license for the EMPEL course of and plans to scale manufacturing with a number of family manufacturers.

“EMPEL presents endless possibilities for the future of textile manufacturing, with applications ranging from clothing to furniture and beyond,” stated Matt Williams, Vice President Vice President, Global Automotive Exteriors & New Markets at Haartz. “We continually push our manufacturing boundaries to bring the cleanest, highest performance products to market. Just as we have done throughout our long history serving automotive markets, we’re approaching this unique problem with a unique sustainable solution and we’re looking forward to bringing this new enhanced technology with a lower carbon footprint to US manufacturing.” 

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About The Haartz Corporation

The Haartz Corporation is a world chief in extremely engineered and uniquely designed convertible toppings and inside floor supplies. The firm’s world headquarters and North American manufacturing operations are positioned in Acton, Massachusetts, with extra manufacturing in Mannheim, Germany and Pune, India. Beyond these manufacturing areas, Haartz maintains places of work in Detroit, Munich, Tokyo, Irapuato, Mexico, Shanghai and Chongqing, China. Employing over 400 folks worldwide, Haartz has been a trusted automotive provider since 1907, and continues to be privately owned and operated by the Haartz household. For extra data, go to Join the dialog on Twitter, @Haartz. 

About Green Theme Technologies 

Green Theme Technologies, Inc. is a textile innovation firm with the mission to create merchandise that out-carry out present applied sciences whereas eliminating poisonous chemical compounds, water utilization, and air pollution. Visit for extra data.

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