Pulcra Chemicals acquires Devan

July 1st, 2021

Pulcra Chemicals, a specialty chemicals company headquartered in Geretsried, Germany, has acquired Devan. Known for its antimicrobial range BI-OME, Devan recently introduced a wide range of bio-based textile finishes and has a long standing in thermoregulation and flame retardants. Devan has offices in the U.K., Portugal, the U.S. and has a team based in Shanghai. […]

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Devan launches range of bio-based fragrances for textiles

May 1st, 2021

Devan’s new bio-based fragrances for textiles include natural lavender, menthol, wild mint and a citrus blend. Photo: Devan. Fabric appeals to the human senses of touch and sight. Now, Belgium-based textile innovator Devan is working toward appealing to the sense of smell. The company has launched a new range of bio-based fragrances named SceNTL® that […]

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Devan’s allergen control technology effective against pollen

March 10th, 2021

Devan’s allergen control technology, known as Purissimo™, has been found effective against allergens from pollen. The technology had already been proven to significantly reduce the amount of allergens from house dust mites and pets. Purissimo is a natural allergen control technology that is based on encapsulated probiotics, which are naturally occurring microorganisms similar in kind […]

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Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses

September 14th, 2020

Devan has announced new test results confirming the high-performance virus-reducing capabilities of its BI-OME fabric coating technology on both unwashed and intensely washed fabrics. According to independent testing, BI-OME is proven to achieve 99% and higher virus reduction, including of SARS-COV-2, on samples before washing and retains 98.5% even after 25 wash cycles. “In view […]

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Smart textile and e-textile solutions for indoor environments

September 1st, 2020

Technology and fabric advancements are fueling the development of smart textile and e-textile solutions for indoor environments.  by Pamela Mills-Senn As the quest to add more functionality to interior spaces continues, smart fabrics and e-textiles are poised to make their own contributions, serving as platforms that can capture data, heat and cool, adjust lighting, entertain, […]

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Natural odor control

March 1st, 2020

Biobased antimicrobial solution BI-OME Natural guarantees optimal freshness and hygiene for textiles. The active ingredients are linseed oil, obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant, and chrysanthemum, derived from the seeds of the flowers of the daisy. Recommended for the bedding industry and applications that require solutions to odors, allergens and dust […]

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