New Dust- and Waterproof Miniature Sealed Wire-to-Wire Connectors from TE Connectivity

New dust- and waterproof SlimSeal connector Miniature series from TE Connectivity. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR128)
HARRISBURG, PA., USA – May 22, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the SlimSeal connector Miniature series, an IP67 sealed wire-to-wire connector. With the IP67 rating, these connectors are impervious to dust and are waterproof up to depths of one meter, making them suitable for outdoor lighting and other high-humidity applications. TE’s SlimSeal connector Miniature series feature a press-to-release spring latch that ensures secure mating. Available with two and three positions, these connectors have a space-saving compact design and pre-assembled seals to cut assembly time. The connectors come in four different colors (black, red, white and grey) to make identification and assembly easy.

SONGWON extends its antioxidant range for fuels and lubricants and introduces SONGNOX® L670 (nonylated DPA) at the STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

SONGWON extends its antioxidant range for fuels and lubricants and introduces SONGNOX® L670 (nonylated DPA) at the STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition. 
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – May 22, 2017 – For the first time, leading specialty chemicals manufacturer SONGWON Industrial Group is exhibiting at the Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) from May 21-25 in Atlanta, USA.

Clariant and Huntsman to Combine in Merger of Equals

Clariant and Huntsman to Combine in Merger of Equals.Muttenz, Switzerland, May 22, 2017 - Clariant (SIX: CLN) and Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction.

Clariant to feature innovative solutions for PET film and functional sheet industry at APFE Exhibition

Clariant to feature innovative solutions for PET film and functional sheet industry. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, May 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will feature at the 13th Shanghai International Functional Film Expo (APFE) its comprehensive products and solutions dedicated to the PET film and functional sheet industry, which have a wide application area in automotives, packaging and building. The exhibition will be held on 24-26 May 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hongqiao of Shanghai, China.

Pro Mach Strengthens Decorative Labeling Capabilities with Acquisition of P.E. Labellers

Pro Mach Strengthens Decorative Labeling Capabilities with Acquisition of P.E. Labellers. (Photos: Pro Mach)DÜSSELDORF – Integrated packaging solutions leader Pro Mach, Inc. announced today it has acquired global high-speed labeling solutions provider P.E. Labellers SpA. The addition of Italy-based P.E. Labellers expands Pro Mach’s capabilities to provide high-speed decorative labeling and integrated solutions worldwide. All global subsidiaries and management teams of P.E. Labellers join the Pro Mach team.

Archroma launches Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder for pioneering 1K semi-flexible waterproofing mortars

Archroma launches Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder for pioneering 1K semi-flexible waterproofing mortars. (Photo: pexels.com) Reinach, Switzerland, 18 May 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, announces the launch of Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder (RDP), a ground-breaking innovation to support the introduction of highly-practical and sustainable 1K (one-component) premium-performance waterproofing mortars for building and construction applications.

Setting New Benchmark: Henkel Helps SAIC-GM Make New Technological Breakthrough

Henkel team with first treated car body after the brownfield conversion. (Photo: Henkel, PR037)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel Asia-Pacific announced that its automotive team had used Bonderite M-NT 1820 surface pretreatment technology to help SAIC General Motors Corporation Limited (known as SAIC-GM, a joint venture between General Motors Company and SAIC Motor) upgrade its car coating line.

TE Connectivity Introduces Corcom IEC Inlet RFI Filters for Medical Equipment

TE Connectivity introduces Corcom IEC inlet RFI filters for medical equipment. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR117)
HARRISBURG, PA., USA – May 18, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the Corcom IEC inlet RFI filter IH series to suppress electromagnetic interference (EMI) conducted in equipment used in medical environments requiring C18 ungrounded inlets. These inlet RFI filters are also suitable for use in laboratory, test and measurement equipment.

Clariant to invest in new Additives facilities in China

The new Clariant Additives facilities in Zhenjiang are expected to come on stream in 2018. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, underscores its commitment to Asia with a multi-million CHF investment by its Additives business to ensure local manufacturing in China of customized, high-end solutions for the Plastics, Coatings & Inks industries.

SABIC extends its impact copolymers with the new phthalate-free SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC70 grade for rigid packaging

SABIC extends its impact copolymers with the new phthalate-free SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC70 grade for rigid packaging.Sittard, the Netherlands, May 16, 2017 - With tomorrow’s resource challenges, packaging has a crucial role to play, particularly in helping to reduce waste in the global food supply and in protecting goods for consumers while complying with ever more stringent regulations that are put in place to increase food and consumer safety in packaging industry. Today’s fast-paced lifestyles also are driving demand for pre-packed food; for hot filled packaging such as cups and bottles as well as microwave use. At the same time, consumer expectations are driving OEMs and brand owners to create packaging that is robust, easy to open and distinctively shaped with vibrant graphics. These challenges need to be met while lowering weight and cost by reducing packaging thickness with down gauging, faster production cycle times, and minimizing waste and the environmental impact.

SONGWON underlines its industry commitment at Chinaplas 2017

SONGWON Ulsan, South Korea – May 16, 2017 – Pursuing its strategy to become a leading stabilizer supplier to the Chinese plastics industry, SONGWON Industrial Group, the 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, is exhibiting at this years’ Chinaplas in Guangzhou, China from May 16-19.

Clariant promueve su portafolio de ingredientes naturales para la industria de cosméticos durante COLAMIQC 2017

La segunda guía de tendencias para Personal Care de Clariant: REVIVE, ORIGIN, BALANCE y CUSTOM. (Fotografía: Clariant)San Pablo, 16 de mayo de 2017 – Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, presentará en COLAMIQC 2017 su portafolio de ingredientes naturales, con destaque en la línea GlucoTain y el nuevo activo Eosidin. La compañía también promoverá la edición de su guía de tendencias para el mercado de Cuidado Personal, la BeautyForward. COLAMIQC – XXIII Congreso Latinoamericano e Ibérico de Químicos Cosméticos – es uno de los principales eventos del sector en México a realizarse del 15 al 17 de mayo en el Hotel Iberostar, en Cancún.

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, is investing in further enhancements to its local capabilities in manufacturing EP and HTR in China to satisfy a growing demand in the electronics and electrical markets. In addition to expanding its existing Shanghai facility, vast manufacturing knowledge and experience will be leveraged from Clariant's global sites in the U.S., Singapore and Germany to ensure the output of Chinese locations is consistent with high global standards for product safety and performance.

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