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Formaldehyde-free finishing technology for easy care cotton.
September 24, 2012

Beyond Surface Technologies AG (BST) is a Swiss “high tech” company, that researches, develops and manufactures quality effects based on sustainable technologies for textile surfaces has joined forces with the University of Manchester to provide alternatives to fossil-based raw materials currently used in textile processing.One of the initial projects is the replacement of formaldehyde-based glyoxal resins, which are widely used in easy-care finishing of cotton shirt and trouser fabrics. More information can be found at this link.