Singapore-based Huntsman Textile Effects — a manufacturer of chemicals and dyes for finished
textiles and materials, and a division of Huntsman Corp., and Genencor — a manufacturer of enzyme
product solutions for a variety of industries, and a division of Denmark-based Danisco A/S — have
received the Industriepreis 2010 Award in the Biotechnology category for the Gentle Power Bleach™
pretreatment system, an enzyme-based peroxide bleaching process that allows low-temperature
bleaching of textiles such as cotton, polyamide and lyocell at a neutral pH range
Bleaching,” March/April 2009). The system processes textiles more sustainably than
conventional bleaching systems while enhancing fabric quality, according to Huntsman.
The Industriepreis recognizes innovative solutions in the German industry.
May 11, 2010