ATYC-Argelich UPC INTEXTER Developing Dyeing Process

Spain-based ATYC-Argelich, Termes y Cia. S.A. is working with the UPC Catalonian Polytechnical
University through the Instituto de Investigaciextil y Cooperacindustrial de Terassa (INTEXTER),
both also located in Spain, on a new electrochemical dyeing process.The cooperative was formed to
develop machinery and a fabric-dyeing process for electrolytic dyestuff reduction of sulfur, vat
and other dyes requiring a reduction step in processing. Trials have already been initiated in a
pilot laboratory machine installed at INTEXTER.

August 2001