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Company is to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around EUR 200 million over the next three years. Read more

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Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? Read more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

The sustainability agenda is knocking on everybody’s door in plastics, but what are leaders in additive supply concentrating on to support the circular economy? We caught up with Addivant to find out. Read more

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Garden plastic fencing is set to revolutionise the domestic and commercial fencing sector, a global market that will hit £5.5 billion (€6.1 billion) by 2024. These products are strong, maintenance free, cost efficient and will last for years. Read more

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Speciality plastics company Solvay arranged a championship for student 3D printers to show their skills, using its filament PEEK. Read more

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LANXESS has announced the successful completion of the purchase of Solvay's phosphorus additives business. Read more

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Evonik has announced it is to acquire 3M's high-concentrates additive compounding business, expanding the specialty chemicals company’s additives for plastics with solid additives. Read more

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Ampacet has launched GERMSCLEAN 684, an inorganic antimicrobial additive for the effective protection of plastic articles using silver-based technology. Read more

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Belgian chemical group Solvay has split with its American additives unit, selling it to German plastics firm LanXess. Read more

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Lightweight design and look-and-feel quality are two factors playing an important role for AKRO-PLASTIC at Fakuma 2017. Read more

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Corbion

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With Eid just around the corner, Corbion can really celebrate its PATIONIC polymer additives being granted halal certification. Read more

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The international market researcher has compiled 490 pages of profiles and forecasts for the plastic additives market. Read more

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Clariant and Huntsman are to merge, creating world-leading specialty chemicals company HuntsmanClariant with an enterprise value of $20 billion. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. Read more

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ClearShield case studies a focus for Milliken at Interpack. Read more

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EuPC Food contact

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The EuPC Food Contact Plastics Seminar, which took place last week (April 21st 2017), has fulfilled its main aim of bringing the European industry up to speed on current legislation and regulatory compliance. Read more

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The role plastics technology can play in the battle to cut global food waste will be under the spotlight at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, where AIMPLAS will be presenting its plastics innovations. Read more

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LANXESS has completed its acquisition of Chemtura, one of the world's leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives. Read more

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Additives manufacturer Milliken has launched a ‘Deep Colour Foam’ to help mattress makers differentiate products. To launch the colour additions, Milliken will exhibit at Interzum 2017 in Cologne, May 2017. Read more

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Arlanxeo will introduce its new SSBR grades, which it says reduce tyres’ rolling resistance, at Tire Tech Expo this week. Read more

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McLaren

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McLaren Racing has announced a new four-year deal with US additives firm Stratasys for its custom parts and prototypes, ahead of F1 season start in Australia. Read more

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