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DSM Dyneema announces the appointment of upn Co. as a Premium Manufacturing Partner for specialized color dyeing and supply of color-dyed Dyneema® Diamond Technology fibers used in the manufacturing of cut resistant gloves.

South Korea, 07 October 2016 - DSM Dyneema announces the appointment of upn Co. as a Premium Manufacturing Partner for specialized color dyeing and supply of color-dyed Dyneema® Diamond Technology fibers used in the manufacturing of cut resistant gloves.

upn Co., a subsidiary of the Dong-A and Daedong Co. Ltd with over 40 years of textile dyeing experience and R&D and production facilities located in Daegu, South Korea, is the latest addition to DSM Dyneema’s carefully selected portfolio of global premium manufacturing partners.

“We are delighted to partner DSM Dyneema in enhancing safety in the industrial workplace. Through our unique and innovative technologies in delivering true lasting, customizable and vibrant colors to Dyneema® Diamond Technology, the world’s most advanced cut resistant fiber, we look forward to meeting the diverse needs of customers by enhancing visibility, differentiation and identity for top quality cut resistant gloves for industrial safety,” said Jae-Hong, Park, CEO, upn Co.
 
Customizable Colors for Cut Resistant Gloves
The combination of the Dyneema® Diamond Technology’s unique patented cut protection and coloration technologies, as well as upn’s dyeing expertise and CXP Technology delivers consistent, customizable, brilliant and lasting fiber/yarn colors, along with the maximum protection, comfort and durability they are known for in cut resistant gloves.

Enhancing Safety and Operations with Colors
Dyneema® Diamond Technology color-dyed fibers can be used to tailor different color-coded cut resistant gloves according to different cut protection levels, departmental or functional needs. This provides an easy process for safety/operational managers and workers to recognize the right cut protective glove to wear for the level of risk they face in their job.

“Our partnership with upn Co. is a testament to DSM Dyneema’s continuous commitment to innovation, as well as the ability to collaborate on breakthrough solutions and manufacturing quality with market leaders in creating the world’s safest hands. Such developments are critical in light of evolving market needs in industrial safety,” said Olivier Boubeaud, Global Business Director, High Protective Textiles, DSM Dyneema.

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