DuPont Artistri announces partnership with Surat’s Colourtex

DuPont Artistri, a global leader in digital inkjet inks with more than 30 years of innovation, is transitioning the production and supply of Artistri reactive and direct disperse textile inks to Colourtex Industries (Colourtex), as part of its long-term sustainability strategy.

19 Apr 2023 | By Rahul Kumar

Colourtex is located in Surat, Gujarat, serving the global textile industry for more than 50 years

Colourtex is located in Surat, Gujarat, serving the global textile industry for more than 50 years. Colourtex was strategically selected based on its inks manufacturing knowhow, technical capabilities, and location to offer the high-quality inks customers expect. 

Tucker Norton, general manager for Artistri Digital Inks at DuPont, said, “With this strategic decision, our goal was to find a company capable of continuing to offer reactive and direct disperse inks at the quality level that the DuPont Artistri products are known for in textile printing. With Colourtex’s vast experience and manufacturing capabilities, these products will meet customers’ standards for quality performance and delivery.”

Vishad Jariwala, marketing director at Colourtex, said, “We are excited to have the DuPont Artistri reactive and direct disperse inks in our digital inks portfolio. With our proven expertise in manufacturing processes and comprehensive product range for textile applications we look forward to serving digital printing customers globally.” 

Founded in 1967 by the present chairman and managing director Jayantibhai Jariwala, today, Colourtex has become one of the responsible dyestuff manufacturers with comprehensive range of dyestuffs and performance chemicals for every fibre.

The uncompromising attitude of the management, toward environmental and ecological priorities and innovation augurs well for the future of Colourtex. Colourtex is ETAD member, Bluesign System partner, EcoPassport holder, and ZDHC contributor and responsible care company.