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Huntsman-DBL to drive sustainable excellence in Bangladesh
May '12
Huntsman Textile Effects and DBL Group have embarked on a strategic partnership that is set to drive sustainable excellence, improve overall cost efficiency while enhancing textile differentiation and quality without compromising the pressing needs of the environment.

A global leader in developing total textile solutions across all aspects of the textile chain and a committed player in developing sustainable, high performing processing and effects chemicals that have low environmental impact, Huntsman Textile Effects will support DBL Group to drive environmental and economic sustainability through the implementation of the Productivity Improvement Program (PIP).

The PIP is a unique Huntsman Textile Effects initiative that helps textile mills to maximize productivity and profit. Through taking a comprehensive audit of the day-to-day manufacturing processes and making core recommendations to improve productivity and profitability, the PIP has been successful in helping to reduce water consumption by as much as 50 percent, reduced energy consumption by 30 percent, save time and increase production by 30 percent and more and increase Right First Time by 95 percent.

In addition to the PIP, Huntsman Textile Effects will provide technical service support to DBL Group to improve compliance standards in keeping with the rigorous global customer requirements. As part of the partnership, DBL Group will award the preferred supplier status to Huntsman Textile Effects, to supply materials for their production facilities in Bangladesh.

Commented Mr Kent Kvaal, Vice President of Global Sales and Technical Services at Huntsman Textile Effects, “Bangladesh is an important market for Huntsman Textile Effects as we continue to expand our presence in the Asia Pacific region. We recognize the important role our key partners in Bangladesh can play in the global arena and look forward to provide world-class technical service solutions in partnership with DBL, one of the most diversified and respected textile manufacturing groups in Bangladesh, to build a brighter and sustainable future.”

Added Mr M. A. Jabbar, Managing Director of DBL Group, “We are pleased to partner with a like-minded partner like Huntsman Textile Effects who, like DBL, takes a long-term view on sustainability in this business. Along with their success in creating innovative technologies, we believe the tie-up with Huntsman will help give us a competitive edge and will help us differentiate ourselves in the market in today's dynamic business environment.”

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Our operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging.

DBL Group is vertically integrated knit garments manufacturing & exporting composite industry. Started in 1991 DBL Group grown into a respected and trusted name in Bangladesh for manufacturing operations with an ever contributing workforce of 14,800.

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