The Textile Effects Segment of Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemicals has
entered into an agreement with Reidsville, N.C.-based Boehme Filatex Inc. whereby Ciba will market
Boehme Filatex's line of HIPOCHEM® garment wet-processing chemicals globally, excluding the North
American Free Trade Agreement region and the Dominican Republic. Boehme Filatex will market
Hipochem products in those regions.
Boehme Filatex's line of HIPOCHEM® garment wet-processing chemicals are used in
the production of materials such as denim.
Products to be offered will include enzymatic treatments for unique finishing effects that meet
the specific needs of the highly process-oriented garment industry, including denim.