Partners

CSI has built strong partnerships to provide the best solutions for you and to constantly improve our products and services.

DyStar

Formed in 1995 as a specialist in textile coloration, DyStar has transformed itself into a full solutions provider. It offers customers a complete range of auxiliaries and colorants. Trained staff and modern service labs in all major markets ensure that customers all over the world receive fast and expert technical service.

 

With the combined expertise of Color Solutions International and DyStar, we provide consultancy in all areas of coloration and finishing technology. Our services include auditing, problem-solving, productivity improvement and the introduction of innovative new technologies.

Texanlab

Texanlab was founded in 1973 and is one of the largest independent textile testing institutes in Asia. Located in four cities in India, Texanlab is an accredited test institute for international brands and retailers. The laboratory has approx. 100 employees and performs third party quality control testing on garments, made-ups, textiles, dyes and auxiliaries in textile processing. Apart from testing, Texanlab also analyzes fabric defects. Texanlab is a leading institute in the area of ecological testing.

American & Efird

CSI has partnered with A&E to bring Brands and Retailers a new value added technical solution called Color Wall™ SEAM LINK. This new benefit is a proprietary technology that quickly recommends A&E thread color matches to the CSI ColorWall™ standards by utilizing the CSI color management platform. ColorWall™ SEAM LINK provides development, design, creative and technical teams with accurate thread matches to CSI color standards early in the design process, allowing for reduced process time, and increased match confidence.

 

The CSI ColorWall™ is used by designers to specify colors for seasonal palettes. Once a ColorWall™ color is selected, CSI creates Certified Color Standards to communicate your palettes to your supply chain. Brands & Retailers benefit from a broad selection of ready color that remains constant from season to season.

 

A&E, a 122 year old thread company, produces thousands of popular shades, including a set that complement the CSI ColorWall™. With facilities located around the world and proprietary color communication technology, global availability and global color consistency are important benefits of working with A&E.

BROS

BROS Eastern Co., Ltd, and CSI have partnered to bring customers a variety of innovative styled mélange yarn.

 

BROS has various patented technology in the field of top-dyed mélange yarn including the EcoFRESH Yarn, an innovative greige heather yarn that has an extraordinary environmental-friendly performance that lends itself to various styles and color gradations. BROS has mastered the technology of dyeing and spinning with 150, tons of top dyed mélange yarn annually, making them both a leader of the melange technique.

 

Together BROS and CSI offer the highest standards of sustainability and eco compliance. Thanks to CSI’s professional color solution and BROS EcoFRESH yarn we are proud to present an easy and eco-friendly way of making your own heather effects. Applying CSI’s most acclaimed colors onto different styles of EcoFresh Yarn to create a heather version, allows for more dimensions and creativity.

 

Fashion Snoops

Our partnership with Fashion Snoops gives us insight into the Fashion world to be closer to the design process and stay on top of the newest trends.

 

Fashion Snoops is a global online forecasting service and consulting company. As your partner in style, Fashion Snoops delivers timely, directional and comprehensive color and trend guidance from an international team of over 50 fashion editors, trend experts and researchers.

Performance Days

PERFORMANCE DAYS – functional fabric fair is the place to be twice a year for the sourcing of high performance functional fabrics and accessories. With more than 120 exhibitors from 23 nations, PERFORMANCE DAYS shows the latest trends in fabric development for the functional textile industry. Being the only exhibition to link seasonal sourcing schedules (April/May and November), the fair offers visitors everything from textiles, to yarns, finishes and accessories.

 

Besides manufacturers PERFORMANCE DAYS always features different partners offering services from color trends to certification systems. In addition to the unique presentations by internationally respected orators, the PERFORMANCE FORUM is the core of the exhibition. The trend forum highlights the newest innovations and presents all of the current developments –with the PERFORMANCE AWARD handed to the most innovative product of the fair.

 

Other than the bigger, often stressful trade fairs, PERFORMANCE DAYS is the ideal venue for manufacturers and decision makers in the functional fabrics industry to meet in a concentrated and focused atmosphere. Since 2008, the semi-annual event has become a must for product managers, purchasing managers and designers. PERFORMANCE DAYS, with its expertise and timing, offers manufacturers and buyers a calm workshop-like atmosphere and the tools to start their new collections.

Color Solutions International is the leading provider of color standards and color communication tools. Find out what CSI can do for you.