Huntsman Textile Effects recently won the Dyestuffs Manufacturers Association of India (DMAI) award for ‘Excellent performance in Pollution Control by a Large Scale Unit’ for the third time in a row. The accolade was presented for outstanding contribution by a company for achieving a sustainable environment. The awards were presented at the 69th Annual General Meeting of Dyestuffs Manufacturers Association of India (DMAI) in Mumbai.
Huntsman, which is a leading global provider of high quality dyes, chemicals and digital inks to the textiles related industries, received the awards based on criteria such as superior treatment of effluents, process optimization and technological prowess thereby reducing the output of greenhouse gases. The award was presented by Samir Kumar Biswas, Joint Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, and Government of India.
“We are elated on consistently being recognized by DMAI towards our efforts on pollution control.” Said Nipun Soni, Site Head–Baroda, Global Engineering Manager and PSM Leader. “At Huntsman, we have a strong vision towards sustainable development which go hand in hand with our growth objectives. We have been focused on protecting our natural capital and are driven by values which uphold the environment. We will continue our drive to become the industry leader in compliance and sustainable growth.”
In 2018, Huntsman won awards for ‘Excellent Performance in Exports of Dyestuffs by Large Scale unit’ and ‘Excellent performance in Pollution Control by a Large Scale Unit’. Prior to that in 2017, Huntsman also won an award in the category for ‘Excellent Performance in Safety & Hazard’s Control by a Large Scale unit.’