SDC : Sustainability specialist elected new P...

Sustainability specialist elected new President

Ullhas Nimkar (Source: SDC)
Ullhas Nimkar (Source: SDC)

The Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), Bradford/UK, has announced Ullhas Nimkar as its new President, heralding a new push to advance sustainability standards for the industry. 
Nimkar, the chairman and managing director of NimkarTek Technical Services, Mumbai/India, has been a member of the SDC for 35 years. Taking over from John Hansford, he aims to help the society and the wider sector address ecological and regulatory issues. 
The new President, who will spend a year in office, was a member of the board of trustees for the SDC between 2014 and 2016, and instrumental in starting the SDC India region, serving as treasurer, secretary, and chairman. He holds Chartered Colourist and Fellowship of the SDC status and was a founding Trustee of the SDC Education Charity in India. Ullhas also a fellow of the Textile Association of India.
»The coloration industry faces many challenges when it comes to sustainability, as well as issues in the regulatory landscape. Together, we will need to think out of the box, and innovate, to address these problems – and the SDC has a big role to play.«
Ullhas Nimkar, President, SDC

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