Flame Retardants

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

Top fire classification for Perstorp Akestra opens opportunities in construction. more

22 Aug 2017 12:31 materials

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Vestamid, Evonik’s new polyamide 12 product, meets the reviewed standards from the European Committee for Standardisation on fire prevention in railway materials. more

2 May 2017 14:59 materials

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

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

Population growth, mobility, health and nutrition, sustainability, colour, touch and feel were all covered by Clariant's comprehensive plan of attach for providing real solutions to the challenges presented by global megatrends. more

20 Oct 2016 12:59 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

Tolsa Group is launching a new range of high-performance flame retardant synergists at K 2016. more

4 Aug 2016 10:41 industry

KRAIBURG TPE will use K 2016 to present its new and expanded products, as well as new applications in the automotive, industrial, consumer and medical sectors. more

3 Aug 2016 09:57 industry

World leader in specialty chemicals Clariant is taking a personal approach to K 2016, by focusing on the value its products bring to real people in plastics across the entire value chain. more

14 Jun 2016 16:43 industry

Construction materials lacking in adequate flame-retardant properties could lead to damage and added expense. Plastics Color Corporation claims there is no need for plastics for construction not to have this essential additive. more

26 Apr 2016 16:00 materials


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PolyOne is bringing a new flame-retardant, non-halogenated sheathing solution to the cable sector - ECCOH 5702. more

11 Apr 2016 09:52 materials

Leading international supplier of high-performance plastics compounds, powders, composites and resins A. Schulman has announced that it is joining pinfa Europe. more

22 Mar 2016 10:11 materials

Rio de Janeiro is preparing for Olympics this August and RadiciGroup is on hand to make sure the hoards of athletics fans are all sitting comfortably with its Radiflam S flame retardant polyamide 6 engineering plastics for five of the venues. more

18 Mar 2016 10:40 materials


Fraunhofer LBF

The Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF has launched a new research project into the recycling of halogen-free flame retardant plastics. more

23 Feb 2016 09:21 industry

Eurotec has revealed that its new flame retardant product has been given the seal of approval for automotive applications. more

5 Feb 2016 12:34 materials

LANXESS is focusing on new materials for structural lightweight construction, LED lighting technology, electrical and electronic applications and exterior body panel applications at Fakuma. more

5 Oct 2015 14:23 industry

A new licencing agreement permits RTP Company to produce and sell Solvay's Radel R-7000 PPSU resins, offering shorter lead times and more flexibility for customer orders. more

21 Sep 2015 16:49 materials

VELOX will be presenting a selection of its current innovative speciality plastics and plastics additives at stand 5001 in Hall B5 at Fakuma 2015. more

4 Sep 2015 12:00 industry

The GRAFE Group of Blankenhain will be presenting two new product developments at Fakuma 2015, including a new flame retardant innovation. more

3 Sep 2015 10:07 industry

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