Dyechem was founded in 1977 as a privately owned company to service the textile industry. The business was acquired by Tomen a leading Japanese trading company in 1992. While the ownership changed there has been continuity of Management since 1983.

In 2003 Tech’n’color was incorporated to service the New Zealand market. To meet the changing requirements of all stakeholders a management buyout of Dyechem and tech’n’color occurred at end 2006. 

Since then Dyechem has diversified its business to now support and service the added industries of leather and surface coatings.