OUR TECHNOLOGY ALONG WITH OUR EXPERTISE
Proneem is the specialist of micro-encapsulation technology. Its first technology : PRONEEM, based on the encapsulation of natural neem oil is patented. This patent has permitted to beget numerous innovative and high-performance range of technologies.
1. WHAT IS MICROENCAPSULATION?
It is a process that enables isolation of 100% natural actives (oils) thanks to a nanometric membrane in order to protect them from external aggressions : light, oxidation, humidity ..., and considerably to extend the useful life of these actives. The result is billion of micro-capsules or bubbles containing a natural oil.
2. HOW IS IT APPLIED ON TEXTILE?
At the end of the production, the micro-capsules containing actives are in liquid form. This liquid is applied on textile during the finishing process when the fabric is treated in order to give it various characteristics : color, pattern… or features regarding Proneem technologies. Once micro-capsules are applied on the fabric, there are several millions on the same weave.
3. HOW ARE ACTIVES LIBERATED?
When the fabric endures a friction or rubbing, some micro-capsules are going to break and release the actives they contain. Then, these actives are going to give textile the chosen feature : anti-dust mite, refreshing, olfactory...Microcapsules and the actives they contain stay within the weave of the textile until they endure a friction thanks to the innovative process of microencapsulation. The release of active is progressive and consistent.
Thanks to its unique know-how, Proneem gives to textile:
Added value to the finished product thanks to various high-performance features
Long lasting features
A better brand image with 100% natural actives
AN IN-HOUSE LABORATORY AND A TEAM OF EXPERTS IN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Research and Development is an essential point at Proneem.
Each year, Proneem invests around 22% of its income in R&D in order to innovate and develop products closest to consumer’s needs. Since 2013, Proneem has its own laboratory of research and development and a bigger team of experts, so today the company is more reactive to the market’s and customer’s needs.
QUALITY OF TECHNOLOGIES
R&D team is working everyday with the goal to find new natural plant-based actives in order to develop solutions with true performance within the fabric. Daily, these research projects are made according to the principles of sustainable, responsible and remarkable innovation in the field of modern biotechnology.
Each sustainable innovation developed in Proneem’s laboratory is guaranteed by certificates given by certifying bodies and tests executed by institutes or independent laboratories. These various tests, carried out scientifically and respecting the norms, aim to guarantee technology’s efficacy and safety for the consumer assessing innocuousness for the health and environment.
Know-how, quality and control are the key words in Proneem innovations.
OUR WORK ON TRACEABILITY
Traceability is essential to the quality of products and that’s why Proneem has implemented tailored tools to guarantee the traceability of its technologies. Proneem controls the entire production and distribution chain thanks to these tools. The process of traceability enables to gather essential data in order to identify the origin of each of our raw materials and which customers have received and are selling our products at any moment. Each product treated with Proneem technologies and sold on the market must have a traceability tag showing essential data:
1. 1. Information about the actives present in the technology, and approved by the biocidal regulation 528/2012.
2. A traceability number that enables to follow products flow : information on the client, the origin of components, places/countries of production and storage, mode of transportation and manufacture date, places and conditions of storage (temperature, pressure, humidity …)
Product effectiveness and safety, rigorous procedures and compliance with the regulatory constraints are all Proneem priorities.
Since its foundation, Proneem has relied on key principles.
Everyday, Proneem team of experts searches for new natural actives with unique properties in order to develop ever more innovative and high performance technologies.
Performance is at the heart of each Proneem development. Each technology is developed with a view to performance, comfort and well-being via unique, specific and dedicated functionality. The synergy between innovation and the science of nature allows the development of exceptional high-performance technologies.