Collaboration with ELIX Polymers delivers significant benefits for automotive glove box application

Intensive cooperation finds new solution for BMW glove box application. (Photo: Source: BMW Group, PR001)Tarragona, September 1, 2015 – Following a close cooperation with ELIX Polymers, a leading specialist in ABS high performance materials, BMW Group has selected ABS/PC blend ELIX Ultra 4105 LNS308 for the production of injection-moulded glove box compartments. These are produced at the BMW Group plant at Landshut and used for a range of BMW car models, including the BMW 1 series, 3 series, 5 series and 5 Gran Turismo.

Perstorp Launches an Innovation Challenge

Perstorp Launches Innovation Challenge to help shape the future with Capa™ Thermoplastics. (Copyright: Shutterstock)Perstorp - September 01, 2015 - Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, wants your help in identifying and solving a future challenge in this ever-changing world. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of our versatile Capa™ caprolactone thermoplastic materials, we are launching a competition on Sept. 1.

Perstorp and Corbion launch jointly developed Capa™ lactide caprolactone copolymer for application in hot melt adhesives

PerstorpMalmö - August 31, 2015 - Perstorp and Corbion jointly announce a breakthrough innovation for adhesives. Resulting from a partnership agreement both companies signed in 2011, a new lactide caprolactone copolymer has been developed that delivers major benefits in hot melt adhesive applications. The product is part of Perstorp’s Capa™ Lactide and the two companies are market leaders in their respective fields of caprolactones (Perstorp) and lactides (Corbion). The new material is expected to be the first in a series of innovations for the adhesive industry.

AVERY DENNISON INTRODUCES NEW GENERATION DIGITAL CAST FILMS MPI™ 1104

Avery Dennison introduces new generation digital cast films MPI™ 1104.
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR286)OEGSTGEEST, The Netherlands, August 31, 2015 — Avery Dennison is adding to its Digital Cast Films range with a new MPI™ 1104 Cast Films Series. These high performance materials are designed to meet growing demand for quick-change graphics and messaging for vehicle and architectural solutions.

Clariant on course for growth in North America

ClariantMuttenz, August 28, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, provided investors, analysts and journalists important details of the specific challenges and opportunities in North America as well as unique insights into the latest market and technology trends within Clariant’s Business Units Catalysis and Oil & Mining Services at Clariant´s Roundtable event in San Francisco on August 25.

Clariant supports sustainable agriculture in China through dedicated specialty chemical solutions

Clariant supports sustainable agriculture in China through dedicated specialty chemical solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, August 28, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today hosts a media roundtable event in Shanghai to highlight its products and services that contribute to sustainable agriculture in China. With sustainability high on its corporate agenda, Clariant is fully committed to offering its expertise and solutions in specialty chemicals dedicated to the agricultural industry.

Clariant wins the 100th global reference for its AmoMax®-10 catalyst

Award ceremony at Catalysts Defining the future Conference in San Francisco, USA for 100th reference of catalyst AmoMax®-10. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, August 27, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) became the 100th customer of AmoMax®-10. The innovative AmoMax-10 is a highly active catalyst, capable of substantial energy savings in the ammonia production process. With its proven market success both locally in the US as well as globally, Clariant has built a solid reputation as a leading supplier of catalysts for ammonia synthesis. An award ceremony was held on August 26th in San Francisco at Clariant’s renowned “Defining the Future” conference.

Clariant’s new ENVICAT® N₂O-S proven extremely effective in removing harmful N₂O from chemical plants

ClariantMunich, August 26, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today a new development in controlling harmful nitrous oxide (N₂O) emissions. Nitrous oxide emissions are harmful in two ways: they exacerbate the greenhouse effect and damage the ozone layer. At present, nitrous oxide is destroying the ozone layer more aggressively than any other substance. The new ENVICAT® N₂O-S has been proven particularly effective in the decomposition of N₂O in secondary nitric acid installations or high N₂O containing gas streams such as from adipic acid production.

Clariant Oil Services’ new HOSTAFRAC® SF 13213 delivers a step change for flowback aid sustainability

Clariant Oil Services’ new HOSTAFRAC® SF 13213 delivers a step change for flowback aid sustainability. (Photo: Clariant)Houston, TX, August 25, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced its new HOSTAFRAC® SF 13213 innovative chemical flowback aid for hydraulic fracturing.

Clariant’s new VAMax™ catalysts improve the economics of the Vinyl-Acetate Monomer production process

ClariantMunich, August 25, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the successful expansion of its selective oxidation catalyst portfolio with its new VAMax™ -series catalysts, which offers high-activity for Vinyl-Acetate Monomer (VAM) producers.

New Dielectric Mirror a good reflection on Guardian

Guardian Dielectric Mirror is now available in the UK and Ireland, offering a new dimension to modern design.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR005)Bertrange, Luxembourg, August 25, 2015 - Guardian Dielectric Mirror is now available in the UK and Ireland, offering a new dimension to modern design.

Clariant Highlights North American Initiatives at San Francisco Roundtable

ClariantMuttenz, August 25, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will highlight today its initiatives for the North American market to investors, analysts and journalists at Clariant´s Roundtable event in San Francisco. The event will provide important insights into the latest market and technology trends within the specialty chemicals market and focus on its specific challenges and opportunities especially in North America. An additional focal point will be the growth drivers of the global catalysts and oil businesses – in which Clariant is a major player.

PR.Konektor strengthens its leadership team

PR.Konektor strengthens its leadership team.PR.Konektor, Eurocom Worldwide’s member agency in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has announced the appointment of Radek Vítek to its leadership team as executive director. Radek was previously Managing Director at Ogilvy PR for eight years. PR.Konektor is one of the most dynamic PR agencies in this region and Radek will be responsible for corporate communication development and multiple PR services.

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