Borregaard takes over sale of ligninbased dispersants to textile dye industry

(07.04.2015) Borregaard LignoTech takes over MeadWestvaco’s direct sale of ligninbased dispersants to the textile dye industry following the expiration of their distribution agreement with MeadWestvaco for the sale of these products.

Borregaard LignoTech’s dyestuff dispersants are marketed globally under the trade names; Borresperse, Dynasperse, Ultrazine, Ufoxane and Vanisperse. These products have been recognized for their excellent performance and value in textile dye applications for over 30 years.

Borregaard LignoTech’s return to the textile dye industry is consistent with the strategic direction of Borregaard. Borregaard LignoTech constitutes one of Borregaard’s core business areas and is a leading supplier of lignin-based products globally. The business has during the recent years made significant investments to develop new, innovative product technology with a focus on creating enhanced value for its customers.

“We are excited to demonstrate our commitment to the textile dye industry and the value we can bring to the important dye manufacturers that participate in this industry”, says EVP in Borregaard LignoTech, Morten Harlem.

Borregaard is one of the world’s most advanced biorefineries. Borregaard uses natural, sustainable raw materials to produce advanced, eco-friendly biochemicals, biomaterials and bioethanol that can replace oil-based products. The company has 1080 employees in plants and sales offices in 16 countries in Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. Borregaard also holds strong positions within ingredients and fine chemicals.

For more information, contact:
Communication Manager Tone Horvei Bredal, telephone +47 924 67 711