The Latest Innovations and Product Improvements from Pallmann at LIGNA 2015

Zweibrücken, Germany (26 March 2015) - Pallmann, one of the world's leading manufacturers of machines and wood yard systems, will be at LIGNA 2015, the world's leading trade fair for the forestry and woodworking industry, where it will present innovative developments and product improvements.

Milliken showcases Ultra Clear PP thermoforming solutions at IPACK-IMA 2015

Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, will reveal the secret to high-performance, attention-grabbing thermoformed packaging that is both resource- and cost-efficient, with a showcase of Ultra Clear PP-based commercial applications at its IPACK-IMA booth G01/Hall 14.


OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands - March 25, 2015 - Avery Dennison and Belgian-based Seliplast AG (acronym for Second Life for Plastics) have launched a first-of-its-kind recycling option for label matrix waste made of polypropylene and polyethylene. The programme is now available to converters in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France.

Clariant inaugurates packaging facility in Dongguan, southeast China

Muttenz, March 25, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, announced the inauguration of a new manufacturing facility, acquired through their recent acquisition of healthcare packaging company VitaPac. The Dongguan plant, located in Guangdong province in southeast China, will enhance Clariant's existing portfolio of controlled atmosphere packaging solutions.

Clariant all set to present eco-friendly GEKO® LE and ECOSIL® LE green sand molding additives at GIFA 2015

Munich, March 24, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is gearing up to reveal its support for a greener Foundry industry at GIFA 2015. Visitors to Booth C13 / Hall 12 at the leading foundry industry event in Düsseldorf can look forward to a showcase of Clariant's unique sustainable emission-reducing casting additives GEKO® LE and ECOSIL® LE, already enabling more eco-friendly production of steel and iron castings by several major European automotive manufacturers.

Clariant's Licocene® waxes reach final of German 2015 innovation prize

Muttenz, March 23, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is a finalist in the prestigious German business innovation award, "Innovationspreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft 2015", category Large Company. The achievement relates to Clariant's Licocene® polyolefin-based waxes, recognized for advancing sustainability in textiles, plastics and coatings manufacturing and improving the environmental profile of a wide range of applications.

Clariant presents customer solutions at NPE 2015 for packaging, healthcare, transportation, and consumer-goods markets

Charlotte, March 19, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its booth (#S35035) at NPE 2015, the International Plastics Showcase, will feature proven solutions for four key markets:

Clariant Oil Services acquires chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana

Houston, TX, March 19, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the acquisition of a chemical storage and packaging facility in Broussard, Louisiana. The transaction includes key personnel, laboratory, production, and storage facilities for supplying the Offshore Shelf, Deep Water, and Louisiana / Texas Gulf Coast land based markets.

New Smartrepel Hydro from Archroma keeps outdoor clothing dry and nature cleaner

Reinach, 19 March 2015 - Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals, introduces a true innovation in water repellency for outdoor clothing with the launch of its Smartrepel Hydro line for polyester, polyamide and cotton-based textiles.

Clariant's breakthrough HGM concept for Propane dehydrogenation Unit - a proven success in China

Munich, March 18, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that its Heat Generating Material (HGM) for the Catofin® process demonstrated excellent performance at the propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant of Ningbo Haiyue New Material Co. Limited in Ningbo City, China. The plant produces 600,000 MTA of propylene using the CB&I Catofin catalytic dehydrogenation process, based on Clariant's Catofin catalyst.

Pallmann Industries USA names Jeff Taylor National Sales Manager

Clifton, NJ, USA (18 March 2015) - In a move that bodes well for its continued growth in the American market, Pallmann, one of the world's largest developers, producers and providers of innovative size reduction and recycling technology, has appointed Jeff Taylor National Sales Manager.

Clariant Masterbatches presents ColorForward® Automotive 2016 at VDI conference

Muttenz, March 18, 2015 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is introducing automotive engineers to ColorForward®, the color forecasting guide for the plastics industry during the Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress sponsored by VDI, the society of German engineers. The event takes place in Mannheim, March 18 and 19.

Outstanding SANITIZED Innovation for Textiles and Coatings in Outdoor Use - UV-resistant mildew protection with Sanitized® TH 12-13

Burgdorf/CH, March 17, 2015: A new development from Swiss SANITIZED AG, specialist in antimicrobial hygiene function and material protection, prevents loss of performance in textile treatments even under aggressive insolation. The product, Sanitized® TH 12-13, which can be used on textiles and for polymer coatings, offers long-lasting, UV-resistant protection against mildew. The product will be launched during the European Coating Show and Techtextil.