The supplier of finishing technology, HeiQ Materials AG, Zurich/Switzerland and DuPont Consumer Solutions, a business unit of DuPont Specialty Products, Wilmington, DE/USA, are both helping to establish an eco-friendly water repellent for leather.
HeiQ developed the HeiQ Eco Dry line of PFC-free products. The collaboration with DuPont expands on this product line, with the first product being a PFC-free water-repellent finish for leather – HeiQ DuPont ECO-LED. Wolverine World Wide Leathers, Inc., Rockford, MI/USA, will be the first supplier to offer treated leather to their major brand partners.
HeiQ Eco Dry is a family of innovative, eco-friendly and non-PFC based repellent textile technologies that provide protection against water and water-based stains. This product family keeps textiles ecologically dry and enables them to handle wet weather conditions.