Devan Chemicals

Devan Chemicals is a worldwide developer of speciality chemicals for textiles, headquartered in Belgium and with offices in the UK, Portugal and the USA. The company was founded in 1977 and has a strong focus on innovation, research & development and sustainability. Devan is a leading innovator in the fields of protection (flame retardants), performance (odour control & stain release), thermoregulation (PCM’s and cooling technologies such as Moov&Cool®), health & wellness (aromatherapy, R-Vital™ and allergen control) and fibres and yarns (functional masterbatch technologies). Devan is since June 2021 a Pulcra Chemicals company.

Devan Chemicals NV
Klein Frankrijkstraat 8
9600 Ronse

+32 55 23 01 15

Moov&Cool supporting elite sport in the UK and Belgium

Textile finishing expert, Devan Chemicals, has been supporting high performance sport in the UK and Belgium with its ‘cool comfort technology’ Moov&Cool.

Pulcra Chemicals achieves first acquisition with Devan

Devan ChemicalsPulcra Chemicals, with headquarters in Geretsried (Germany) has just announced its first acquisition in its history by acquiring fellow-industry player Devan. Devan, with origins since 1977 and Belgian headquarters, is since 2013 owned by Pentahold (a Belgian private equity fund). Devan is known from its antimicrobial range BI-OME, its large sustainable track record with a.o. probiotics solutions, a wide range of recently introduced bio-based textile finishes and a long standing in Thermoregulation and Flame Retardants. Devan has offices in the UK, Portugal, the US and a team in Shanghai.

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support Circularity programmes

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan Chemicals recently added two more products to its range of bio-based textile finishes. One being a softener, the other one a quick-dry finish. Both are derived from vegetable oils and are in line with the company’s latest innovations on bio-based chemistry.

Devan and Jeanologia join forces to reduce water usage for antimicrobial and skincare finishes for post garment treatments

Devan ChemicalsDevan, leader in sustainable and functional textile finishes, has been working together with Jeanologia, a global leader in sustainable and efficient finishing technologies for textiles, to reduce further water consumption during the application of Devan’s awarded BI-OME® antimicrobial and R-Vital® skincare range.

Devan launches range of bio-based fragrances for textiles

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan is launching a new range of bio-based fragrances, named SceNTL®. The range uses traceable raw materials and an external lab has confirmed that the bio-content of the fragrances is above 85%.

Devan’s natural allergen control technology effective against pollen as well

Devan ChemicalsDevan’s allergen control technology, known as Purissimo, has been found effective against allergens from pollen. The technology had already been proven to significantly reduce the amount of allergens from house dust mites and pets (cats & dogs).

Le traitement antimicrobien de chez DEVAN CHEMICALS est efficace contre bactéries, virus et acariens 

Devan ChemicalsDe nouveaux résultats de test ont confirmé l’efficacité du traitement antimicrobien commercialisé par DEVAN CHEMICALS sous la marque BI-OME®, non seulement sur les bactéries et les virus mais également sur les acariens. Le traitement apporte ainsi une valeur ajoutée aux textiles destinés au secteur de la literie et accessoires de literie, tels que matelas, couettes, oreillers, protection literie… Le traitement BI-OME est également utilisé dans d’autres secteurs d’activité tels que l’habillement, l’ameublement, linge de maison, tapis, tissus techniques…

Devan’s R-Vital® multivitamin textile treatment meets Standard 100 by Oeko-tex®

Devan ChemicalsDevan’s latest technology, R-Vital Multivitamin, meets the requirements of the Standard 100 by Oeko-tex® (Class II). The technology is part of Devan’s R-Vital® range of microencapsulated active ingredients and consists of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger.

Anker, Devan & Shark Solutions develop world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet with recycled PVB based binder

© courtesy of Anker Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. Inspired by the knowledge and the needs of the aviation market, Anker motivated to achieve this new goal together. The PVB binder reuses laminated glass, from windshields and architectural/building glass, that otherwise would go to landfill.

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

Devan ChemicalsBelgian textile innovator Devan Chemicals was lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology, known under its trade name as BI-OME®. The non-leaching attributes of the technology coupled with its ability to reduce microbial mutation make it a potential candidate for textiles where durability and safe human contact are highly valued.

Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses after intense washing

Devan ChemicalsWith autumn coming, virologists warn for combined combinations of flue and COVID-19. Reason more to investigate how versatile and wide-ranging your virus reducing chemistry is.

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital® range for immunity-boosting properties

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan is launching a new blend in addition to its R-Vital® range of active ingredients. The new ‘multivitamin’ blend consist of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger and is developed for immunity-boosting properties.