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Murthy K.S.,Pidilite Industries Ltd
Colourage | Year: 2012

Support to inspiration of fashion designers with colour selection to colour communication process is provided by colour experts and to the textile industry supply chain to achieve best results in colour consistency with minimal metamerism required by clothing brands, sportswear giants and retail chains like Marks & Spencer, Walmart, and Woolworth etc that care from make to wear.


Murthy K.S.,Pidilite Industries Ltd
Colourage | Year: 2012

Managing chemicals in textile wet processing is becoming important more than ever in a changing world owing to consumer awareness about product safety, environmental pollution, buyers' specifications and compliance to global regulations. Framework viable for transforming the management of chemicals in terms of profitability and steps taken for achieving the same were discussed. Concept of Right First Time Dyeing Change was illustrated as also the role of Safety Data Sheet. Training is virtually important as well as the man who is handling people besides change in mindset of workers at all levels followed by action implementation.


Murthy K.S.,Pidilite Industries Ltd
Colourage | Year: 2013

Overview of challenges to colorants and sustainable environment, burden of proof of product safety transferred from authorities to manufacturers underREACH, restricted chemical substances, waste management, consumer awareness and movement virtually change the industry and not by legislation and hence collaborative approach between stakeholders, NGOs, industry, academia and research organisations is the need.


Murthy K.S.,Pidilite Industries Ltd
Colourage | Year: 2013

Dr.AJ. V.Prasad underlined capacity up-gradation and research as lifeline and innovation for industry foundation; President Janak Mehta's opening remarks, Advances in Green Chemistry by Dr.Sunil Deval (Pigments perspective) and Mr.P.S.Kulkarni (Reactive dyes) and process intensification by Mr.D.G.Udas (case studies) and Prof P.M.Bhanage (catalytic application) that was followed by panel discussion chaired by Prof V.R.Kanetkar with Mr.Madhu Maheshwari (SME sector), Mr.V.Muthuswamy (organised sector), Mr.Ajit Naik (Intermediates) and Mr.Ram Ajekar (DMAI).


Murthy K.S.,Pidilite Industries Ltd
Colourage | Year: 2013

Automotive textiles segment of technical textiles sector is a thrust area and fast growing. Besides comfort and aesthetic look, they reduce the weight of the car to some extent thereby enhancing fuel economy and efficiency. By and large Polyester is used and consumers expect that the interior textile components should last the life of the vehicle without noticeable colour fading. Light fast disperse dyes along with compatible UV absorbers meet the stringent criteria of the car manufacturers who test for all the parameters. Alkaline dyeing method is developed to provide trouble free processing and dyed fabric is treated with effect finish chemicals to impart performance properties like antistatic, water and oil repellence, flame retardency and anti-pilling abrasion resistance required by the end users.

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