DyStar is one of the world s leading textile solutions providers and operates subsidiaries in the United States and Asia. It manufactures and markets acid-based, metal complex and metal-free dyes. The company also offers fat liquors, dyeing auxiliaries, and tanning and filling agents. It provides toll manufacturing, specialty colors and high-performance additive chemicals. DyStar offers water washing and degreasing solutions and oil repellent agents. It also provides desizing and demineralisation systems, as well as various products that focus on improving the wet fastness for polyamide textiles. The company additionally conducts various research and development studies to develop various innovative and novel dyes and inks for the textile and printing industries. DyStar is a part of DyStar Textilfarben GmbH, which is a Germany-based company with more than 20 production sites worldwide.