Sciessent Meets Demand for Agion® in Pakistan Through Alsaffa Partnership

July 20, 2020

Sciessent Meets Demand for Agion® in Pakistan Through Alsaffa Partnership

Alsaffa to supply Sciessent antimicrobial to country’s textile and apparel manufacturers

Beverly, MA — (July 20, 2020) Through a new business development partnership between Sciessent and Alsaffa Enterprises, Pakistan’s manufacturers will have access to Sciessent’s Agion® antimicrobial technology for the development of advanced textiles and apparel.

The textile industry is a significant contributor to Pakistan’s economy, employing 40 percent of the country’s workforce1 and representing 60 percent of its exports.2 After China, India and Bangladesh, Pakistan is the fourth major producer of cotton in the world. In recent years, cotton yarn textiles and apparel have been the main focus of Pakistan’s cloth industry.3

“During our search for a distribution partner in Pakistan, we quickly saw the value of the Alsaffa team, who showed sincere interest in the science behind our technology, demonstrated comprehensive market knowledge, and had in place established relationships with local manufacturers,” said Paul Ford, CEO of Sciessent. “With Alsaffa’s professionalism, dedication and technical knowledge, we are confident that we will meet the country’s demand for our technology.”

About Sciessent

Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central venous catheters and IV access ports, drinking water applications like water filters and ice making equipment, and textiles and apparel. For more information, please visit

About Alsaffa Enterprises

In August 2000, Alsaffa Enterprises entered the textile chemicals market in Pakistan as a manufacturer and trader with the concept, ”nothing works without chemicals” as the central focus of its organization. The company’s whole focus is on customer satisfaction through quality of products and providing technical services, which is core object of the organization.

1Ministry of Textile Industry Government of Pakistan,
2Ministry of Textile Industry Government of Pakistan,
3Textile Industry in Pakistan, Textile InfoMedia,