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 Chemicals NV
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25 Mar 2020
Textile innovator and specialty chemical producer Devan answers questions regarding anti-viral textile finish solutions following the growing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
3 Jan 2020
Devan Chemicals, the Belgium-based developer of finishing technologies for textiles, plans to launch two bio-based solutions at the upcoming Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. The company already launched a bio-based flame retardant in May 2019.
17 Dec 2019
Devan promotes body positivity with upgraded health & wellness range, including new additions to their Hemp CBD range
Devan Chemicals, the Belgium-based developer of finishing technologies for textiles, plans to showcase some of its latest health and wellness solutions at the upcoming Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. The new solutions are an expansion of Devan’s R-Vital® range of microencapsulated, organic active ingredients.
11 Oct 2019
HUUB have collaborated with textile innovator Devan Chemicals to bring even more performance-enhancing technology to their triathlon and cycling racewear. The two companies have been working on a long-term project around 'Moov&Cool' which has resulted in improvements to athlete performance. The cool comfort coating has a positive impact on core body temperature as well as on heart rate, which could lead to a significant improvement in race-day performance and faster finish times.
22 Aug 2019
With the recent launch of Acabada ProActiveWear, the first CBD-infused textiles are officially hitting the market. The fabric treatment behind the CBD-infused textiles was developed by Devan Chemicals, a Belgian company specialized in functional finishes for the worldwide textile markets.
13 May 2019
Textile innovator Devan Chemicals will launch two new technologies at the upcoming Techtextil show in Frankfurt (May 14-17). Bio-flam, a bio-based flame retardant product and Odour Breakdown, a wash durable, non-biocidal odour control solution.
6 May 2019
Textile innovator Devan Chemicals and Triathlon & Performance-brand HUUB announce their partnership at the upcoming Performance Days show in Munich. The two companies have been working on a project around Devan’s cool comfort technology ‘Moov&Cool’. The unique formulation, applied to HUUB’s trisuits, was tested and examined by Dr Faulkner, Head of Sports Engineering at Nottingham Trent University, who has now put forward his first findings. Competing in triathlons in hot and humid conditions is often challenging due to the additional environmental stress placed on the athlete. When you compete in triathlon you produce heat as a result of the increase in metabolic rate required to meet the elevated energy demand due to swimming, cycling and running.
12 Mar 2019
Devan Chemicals joins Consortium addressing the Recycling of Coated and Painted Textile and Plastic Materials
The EU-funded Project, in which Devan Chemicals is a key partner, held a kick off meeting on 20-21 February 2019 at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium. The project consortium, led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL, consists of 17 European partners from across the value chain including design, manufacturing, NGOs, and research and innovation.
4 Mar 2019
Devan Chemicals, Innovator für Textilveredelung, hat kürzlich eine Technologie eingeführt, um Textilien von Allergenen zu befreien, die Katzen und Hunde verbreiten. Purissimo™, eine völlig natürliche Lösung auf probiotischer Basis, hat das Potenzial, jenen 30 % aller Menschen in Deutschland zu helfen, die während ihres Lebens von einer Tierallergie betroffen werden. Die Technologie wurde von Purotex® inspiriert, einer erfolgreichen allergenreduzierenden Lösung, die schon seit über zehn Jahren für Bettzeug eingesetzt wird.
3 Jan 2019
Devan Chemicals promotes deep sleep via its R-Vital™ range with a new, CBD-encapsulated fabric treatment
Devan Chemicals NV, the Ronse-based developer of finishing technologies for textiles, plans to showcase some of its latest health and wellness solutions at the upcoming Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.
21 Nov 2018
MUNICH, Germany – As the tradition goes, twice a year the functional fabric fair Performance Days selects the most innovative fabrics, accessories and finishes for their Performance Forum. This year, two functional finishes from textile innovator Devan Chemicals (Moov&Cool® & R-Vital™) were chosen. R-Vital™ was awarded with the ‘100% Jury Like’ stamp, meaning all the members of the Jury selected the sample, a recognition only granted to a handful of the 1400 applications.
24 Oct 2018
Textile finishing innovator Devan Chemicals presents its further findings on their Moov&Cool® ‘cool comfort’ technology for the apparel/sportswear market. The patented polymer technology was first introduced on Performance Days in April earlier this year.