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Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

Clariant

Clariant is marking the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical-grade’ materials portfolio with the introduction of a theme: The Color of Innovation - The Science of Design. Read more

materials

New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

Riverdale Global

Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global has demonstrated that the +Restore liquid additive is even more effective than originally claimed for improving the performance of plastics regrind based on post-consumer waste. Read more

materials

Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

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Solvay’s new high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabiliser (HALS) capacity is now online, complementing existing HALS production at the Willow Island, West Virginia, US, site. Read more

materials

Milliken & Co announces intent to acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

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Milliken & Company has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire specialty chemicals company Borchers Group Limited from The Jordan Company, L.P. (TJC). Read more

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BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

Colourmaster NIP Ltd

Colourmaster NIP Ltd introduces a new addition to the Biosphere range – the additive which significantly accelerates biodegradation of plastics in landfill, compost and marine environments. Read more

materials

Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

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Every year are the diversity and number of plastic products used in the building and construction industry is increasing. Whether cables, cladding, windows/doors, shutters, pipes, gutters, decking, or port-a-potties Read more

materials

BASF’s light stabiliser Tinuvin has been adopted by Suiko Co. Ltd., Japan, to make rotationally moulded LDPE slides with UV-stabilised and antistatic properties for children’s playgrounds. Read more

materials

Brüggemann upcycling from polyamide waste to high-quality injection moulding grades

Brüggemann

When recycling polyamides, Brüggemann's BRUGGOLEN M series of reactive chain modifiers enable a precise and reproducible adjustment of relative viscosities, by either lengthening or shortening chains as necessary. Read more

materials

Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

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Nouryon has launched an additive that helps customers comply with the latest performance standards in China for one-component cement waterproofing membranes. Read more

materials

Clariant’s Licocare additives receive sustainability award

Clariant

Clariant has announced that the US-based Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has awarded the Material Health Certificate GOLD level certification to Licocare RBW products Read more

materials

BASF additives improve underwater cable sheathing

BASF

The additives play a crucial role in stabilising the production process and extending the service lifespan of underwater cable sheathing. Read more

materials

The primary target market for the new additive masterbatch is monolayer PET packaging, although it may also be beneficial for other polyester-based materials Read more

industry

BMW 3 Series containing HYDROCEROL in its dashboard.

BMW Group

Clariant will focus attention on improving automotive sustainability when it hosts a presentation by Joachim Melzig, Dipl. Ing. Kunststofftechnik, BMW Group, during K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Chroma Color Corporation announces new laser marking additives

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Chroma Color Corporation has announced the launch of CHROMARK laser marking additives and concentrates to mark plastics quickly, cleanly and precisely at low cost. Read more

materials

Tolsa to introduce ADINS Protection Series at K 2019

Tolsa

Madrid-based supplier of flame-retardant synergists and specialised additives for the wire and cable, construction, railway, transportation, and electronics industries, Tolsa, has broken new ground in the biocides market Read more

K 2019

Venator to launch ultra-low moisture TiO2 pigment at K 2019

Venator

At K 2019, Venator will launch a new titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment to the global plastics industry. Read more

K 2019

Countdown to K 2019 Masterbatch

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The Gabriel-Chemie Group will once again be in Hall 5, Booth B40 with a new booth design and numerous innovative solutions and product demonstrations. The main topics will focus on digitalisation and sustainability. Read more

K 2019

Added to plastics during processing, HYDROCEROL chemical foaming agents decompose to produce bubbles in the polymer matrix when pressure is reduced as the resin enters the mould or exits the extrusion die Read more

industry

LATI3Dlab will develop high-performance polymers with advanced functional properties developed ad hoc to the specification of customers, whether filament manufacturers or users in technical and industrial fields Read more

industry

Milliken increases investment in Asia with new Singapore manufacturing facility.

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Milliken & Company, recognised as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, has announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge centre in Singapore. Read more

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  • Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

    Clariant

    Clariant marks 10 years of MEVOPUR at MD&M West

  • New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

    Riverdale Global

    New liquid additive enables ‘virgin-like’ properties from regrind

  • Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

    Pavel Kapysh/Shutterstock.com

    Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

  • Milliken & Co announces intent to acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

    via Shutterstock

    Milliken & Co announces intent to acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company

  • BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

    Colourmaster NIP Ltd

    BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

    L-R: PET with no additive; PET with 'new' 203 additive; and PET with standard 201 additive.

  • Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

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    Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

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