:Ed Tessener

About Ed Tessener

Ed Tessener is Director of Textile Sales and Marketing at First Source Worldwide. A lifetime in the textile and color industry, he’s become a master in the field. His superior eye for detail and hospitable approach to service makes him a reliable source for textile process troubleshooting. At the end of long day of R&D, nothing beats a glass of wine with his pooch on his lap.

The Benefits of Using a Sequestrant in Preparation and Dyeing Fiber Reactive Dyes

By |October 30th, 2020|Blog|

Calcium, magnesium and heavy metal ions can be found in [...]

Where Will Technical Service & Support for Textile, Leather, Paper and Other Industries Come From in the Future?

By |November 18th, 2019|Blog|

 Having been in the US Textile Market for over 50 [...]

How to: Dye Worn 100% Cotton Denim Jeans

By |June 6th, 2017|Blog|

Recently, there has been a trend to refurbish/re-style [...]

How to Prevent Spotting When Using Disperse Dyes

By |March 28th, 2017|Blog|

Dye spots when using Disperse Dyes have been a common i [...]

  • fiber reactive dyeing

How to Get the Best Reactive Dyeings with Long Liquor Ratios

By |January 24th, 2017|Blog|


  • continuous dyeing cotton

How to Manage Continuous Dyeing on Cotton

By |December 13th, 2016|Blog|

Leading Processes for Continuous Dyeing Continuous dyei [...]

  • Black Cotton Clothing

The Improvements of Exhaust Dyeing Blacks on Cotton

By |September 20th, 2016|Blog|

The Advances in Dyeing Economical Deep Black Shades on [...]

  • after-soaping textiles

Part Three: How to Reduce Variables in Fiber Reactive Dyeing

By |August 9th, 2016|Blog|

We’ve covered quite a bit in this series on reducing va [...]

  • textile loose fit tank top grey dye

Part Two: How to Reduce Variables in Fiber Reactive Dyeing

By |May 31st, 2016|Blog|

In the first post, we discussed preparation and color m [...]

  • white cotton fabric in mens t-shirt

How to Reduce Variables in Fiber Reactive Dyeing

By |March 15th, 2016|Blog|

I’ve been working with fiber reactive dyes for over six [...]