Graphitene appoints Azelis exclusive distributor in Italy

AzelisAzelis is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Graphitene International Limited, effective 1st of September 2016.

The ReTEC International Trade Fair “World of Used Technology” alternates yearly between Augsburg and Essen

AFAGAugsburg – The renown, private German trade fair organizer “AFAG Messen und Aussstellungen GmbH”, Nürnberg − Augsburg, and the trade fair consultants Hess GmbH, Weingarten (Baden) are cooperating in further development and reorientation of the ReTEC “International Trade Fair for Used Technology”, which was initiated by Hess GmbH.

TE Connectivity, SAP, ifm and the OPC Foundation Announce New IIC Testbed on Sensor-to-the-Cloud Connectivity

TE Connectivity, SAP, ifm and the OPC Foundation announce new IIC testbed on sensor-to-the-cloud connectivity. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR073)DARMSTADT, Germany – August 25, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors takes a leading role in a research testbed. The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC) has approved an IIC testbed on sensor-to-the-cloud connectivity called the Smart Manufacturing Connectivity for Brownfield Sensors Testbed. This testbed is being carried out with fellow IIC members SAP, ifm, and the OPC foundation. The idea for the testbed was publicly unveiled at the Hanover Fair in April of this year.

New SiVance® C2010 Resin for Epoxy-Silicone Formulations Ups Durability of Protective Coatings in Harsh Conditions

Mandrel Bend Test Comparison After Five Days at 120 C Showing that the Control Sample (left) Cracked and Delaminated, While the SiVance C2010 Resin Sample (right) Passed. (Photo © 2016 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR158)Ghent, Belgium – SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today introduced SiVance® C2010 resin, a new reactive silicone technology designed to create highly durable epoxy-silicone hybrid coating formulations. Specifically, this unique, high-performance material helps extend the flexibility and impact resistance of protective coatings used in harsh operating environments such as undersea drilling, hydraulic fracturing and chemical manufacturing. Compared to coatings made with competitive products, hybrid formulations featuring SiVance C2010 resin enable formulators to help their customers avoid the cracking, delamination and blistering that lead to corrosion and failure of metal pipes, tanks and equipment.

Clariant divulga Relatório de Sustentabilidade Brasil 2015

ClariantSão Paulo, 23 de agosto de 2016 – A Clariant, uma das empresas líderes mundiais em especialidades químicas, divulga o seu Relatório de Sustentabilidade 2015. O documento, que está disponível na internet, contempla as diversas iniciativas e avanços promovidos pela companhia no Brasil, integrando a sustentabilidade à sua estratégia de negócios.

DSM and NHU inaugurate joint venture to produce high performance PPS compounds

DSM and NHU inaugurate joint venture to produce high performance PPS compounds. (Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR482)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, and specialty chemicals producer Zhejiang NHU Special Materials Co., Ltd. (NHU), have officially inaugurated their joint venture company for polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds, DSM NHU Engineering Plastics (Zhejiang) Co Ltd., on August 22nd. The JV, which was announced May 2015, has been established in Zhejiang province, close to NHU’s linear PPS polymer plant in Shangyu, for manufacturing of the high performance compounds.

Belden Offers Secure Remote Access for Industrial Networks

Belden offers secure remote access for industrial networks. (Photo: Belden, PR374) St. Louis, Missouri - August 22, 2016 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, now offers a simple and secure way to provide remote network access, programming and diagnostics with the new Hirschmann Secure Remote Access Solution. This combined hardware and software system helps companies leverage the increased connection of devices brought on by the Industrial Internet of Things. The Secure Remote Access Solution is a partnership between Belden and Secomea.

Meet the extreme with DSM at K2016

Meet the extreme with DSM at K2016. (Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR495)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is launching new high performance plastics at K2016. It is also demonstrating innovative new applications for its complete portfolio of materials, from markets spanning automotive, electronics and specialized industries such as water management.

Avery Dennison® creates new tamper-evident adhesive S788P

Avery Dennison® creates new tamper-evident adhesive S788P. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR331)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — August 18, 2016 — Avery Dennison Labels & Packaging Materials Europe has developed an adhesive that improves product security on pharmaceutical box packaging by leaving clear visible evidence of tampering. The new permanent emulsion acrylic adhesive S788P has twice the internal strength of common alternatives which ensures successful fiber tear if an applied pharmaceutical label is removed. S788P will help Pharmaceuticals manufacturers meet the European requirements within the Falsified Medicines Directive 2011/62/EU.

Clariant sedia VI Encontro Nacional de Conselhos Comunitários Consultivos das indústrias químicas

ClariantSão Paulo, 17 de agosto de 2016 – A Clariant, uma das líderes mundiais em especialidades químicas, sediará o VI Encontro Nacional de Conselhos Comunitários Consultivos (CCCs), nos dias 17 e 18 de agosto, nas dependências de seu complexo industrial em Suzano (SP).

Clariant promove aula concerto com o maestro João Carlos Martins em Suzano

ClariantSão Paulo, 17 de agosto de 2016 – A Clariant, uma das líderes mundiais em especialidades químicas, organizará no próximo dia 18 de agosto, às 11h00, uma aula concerto com o maestro João Carlos Martins, na Escola Estadual Jussara F. Domschke. O evento faz parte das atividades do projeto “A Música Venceu!”, realizado na escola pela Fundação Bachiana, com o patrocínio da Clariant. Em conjunto com a Orquestra Filarmônica Bachiana, também se apresentarão os alunos de instrumentos de corda, coral e percussão.

Archroma Pakistan wins ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘CEO of the Year’ Awards

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma Pakistan Limited, receiving the EFP ‘Employer of the Year’ Award from His Excellency Toshikazu Isomaru, Consul General of Japan. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 15 August 2016 - Archroma, a leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that its Pakistan affiliate has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP).

Clariant Chemicals’ Q1 2016-17 Net Sales up by 10.5%

ClariantMumbai, August 12, 2016 – Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited, India’s leading specialty chemicals producer, reported a growth of 10.5% in Sales at Rs. 271 crore, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 as compared to Rs. 245 crore in the same period last year. The company’s reported Sales grew by 21% at Rs. 252 crore, in the core continuing business (plastics and coatings segment), for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 as compared to Rs. 209 crore in the same period last year.

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