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. more

5 Dec 2017 12:29 materials

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

24 Nov 2017 10:54 materials

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

15 Nov 2017 11:22 materials

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

15 Aug 2017 10:36 FAKUMA 2017


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

20 Jun 2017 14:29 materials

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

31 May 2017 13:34 industry

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. more

22 May 2017 09:58 industry

ClearShield case studies a focus for Milliken at Interpack. more

5 May 2017 15:55 materials

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. more

26 Apr 2017 16:33 industry

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. more

26 Apr 2017 10:53 industry

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

21 Apr 2017 15:08 materials

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. more

28 Mar 2017 12:12 industry

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

13 Feb 2017 16:35 industry



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. more

24 Jan 2017 12:35 industry

November's most-read headlines

Remember remember the five top stories of November? What got you clicking as the wintry nights drew in? more

30 Nov 2016 12:15 editor's blog

AIMPLAS is holding a second compounding workshop after the success of its first this year. Taking place in Brussels in March, 'The art of mixing, reinforcing and incorporating additives to plastics' will demystify the challenges facing compounders. more

28 Nov 2016 12:35 industry

BASF is giving its facility in Kaisten, Switzerland, a boost to push its additive production capabilities. more

21 Nov 2016 14:50 materials

Polymer Technology & Services is extending its TRISTAR family of polycarbonate-based materials with four halogen-compliant types certified 746R and 746H. more

16 Nov 2016 09:00 materials

PolyOne used the world's biggest platform for plastics technology to showcase the new additions to its portfolio of colourants, additives and polymers. more

27 Oct 2016 10:53 industry

LANXESS has announced the biggest acquisition in its history, revealing it is planning to buy US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

26 Sep 2016 12:08 industry

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