The Companies Behind WR/AB

Archroma is a global, diversified provider of dyes and specialty chemicals serving the branded and performance textiles, packaging and paper, and coatings, adhesives and sealants markets. Headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland, the company operates a highly integrated, customer-focused platform that delivers specialized performance and color solutions in over 100 countries.

Archroma works with 3,000 employees over 35 countries and with 26 production sites. Archroma is a member of the SK Capital Partners group. We continue to grow with additional acquisitions. In July 2015 we acquired the global textile chemicals business of BASF, and between 2014 and 2018, we acquired M. Dohmen, an international group specializing in the production of textile dyes and chemicals for the automotive, carpet and apparel sectors.v

In 2015, Archroma Management LLC, Reinach Switzerland completed the acquisition of BASF textile chemicals business and Chemdyes Sdn. Bhd. became the Malaysian distributor for Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals for the textile, paper and emulsions sectors.From fiber to finish, Archroma's Brand & Performance Textile Specialties Business plays a key role throughout the entire textile supply chain, with special chemicals for pretreatment, dyeing, printing and finishing of textiles. Our system solutions enhance the properties of apparel and other textiles in applications as diverse as high fashion, home textiles and special technical textiles.

Personal protective textiles needed, especially nowadays, in healthcare or hospitals and even fabric mask must fulfil many performance requirements, where one of the most important properties is the resistance against fluids. Creating a barrier against fluids is needed to avoid skin contact with infective contaminants.

Archroma has a well-deserved reputation in bringing innovation to the market to advance sustainability goals. Not only in advancements in specialty chemical manufacturing processes, but also in innovative technologies that allow significant reductions infinite resources for stakeholders within the value chains.

Over 40 years after being established, Chemdyes has established itself as one of the top textile auxiliaries company in Malaysia specialising in textile chemicals for weaving, pre-treatment, dyeing, printing, finishing, optical brighteners, inject printing and textile coating.

With a client base of over 80, Chemdyes clients' list includes the top textile and garment manufacturers in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam offering a broad range of quality textile chemicals and textile printing pigments for use in sizing, pretreatment, dyeing, finishing optical brightening and printing operations.

Chemdyes also manufactures custom-made chemicals for regional customers in Bangladesh, Hong Hong, Indonesia, Mauritius, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. Chemdyes is currently working to launch their new range of Halal industrial, hospital and personal hygiene chemicals to the local and global markets and is the sole distributor of Liquid Guard® permanent antimicrobial protection from Nano-Care Deutschland AG.
Chemdyes is a one-hectare manufacturing plant located in the Prai Industrial Estate, Penang and has a production capacity of over 500 tonnes.