Novodur® SBM-90 – plug-in solution for applications requiring potable water approval

Novodur® SBM-90 – plug-in solution for applications requiring potable water approval.INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today its Novodur® SBM-90 to be the material of choice for applications requiring potable water approval.

Safe coloration boost for home and personal care: Clariant launches next-gen Cosmenyl 100 pigment dispersions with a new state-of-the-art preservation system

Clariant’s full range of Cosmenyl 100 pigment dispersions with new state-of-the-art preservative system. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant announces a complete range of Cosmenyl 100 next generation aqueous pigment dispersions, featuring a new state-of-the-art preservation system.

GE Additive and Indiana Economic Development Corporation Form Binder Jet Public-Private Partnership

GE Additive and Indiana Economic Development Corporation Form Binder Jet Public-Private Partnership.
(Photos: GE Additive, GEADPR045GE Additive and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the state of Indiana’s lead economic development agency, today announced the formation of a metal Binder Jet public-private partnership, as part of a broader effort to further position Indiana’s manufacturing sector for long-term growth.

Orkla and IRPLAST join SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ initiative for consumer goods packaging using certified renewable plastics

Orkla, a leading Nordic supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out of home, specialized retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors, has launched its first chips packaging using certified renewable PP polymer from SABIC’s ISCC PLUS accredited TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio. The sustainable material is derived from tall oil, a residual product from the Nordic forestry industry, and enables up to 50 percent reduction of CO2 emissions vs. conventional flexible packaging from traditional fossil feedstock. 
(Photo: Orkla)SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry today announced that Orkla, a diversified Nordic brand owner in business-to-consumer (B2C) commerce with foods, snacks, food care for sport and food ingredients, has launched its first chips packaging using certified renewable polypropylene (PP) polymer from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio. The sustainable material is derived from tall oil, a residual product from the Nordic forestry industry, and is converted into a Biaxially Oriented PolyPropylene (BOPP) by IRPLAST, a major Italian vertically integrated manufacturer of specialty S-BOPP films and converter of printed shrinkable BOPP roll-fed labels and PSA tapes. In Orkla’s chips bags, the material solution helps lower the carbon footprint of the three partners’ value chain in half compared to the use of traditional non-renewable plastics.

Avery Dennison joins industry leaders to form new consortium to drive matrix and liner recycling solutions

Avery Dennison joins industry leaders to form new consortium to drive matrix and liner recycling solutions. (Photos: Avery Dennison, PR447)Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has joined with other leaders in the pressure sensitive label (PSL) industry to form the Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) consortium. The consortium aims to offer solutions and provide education throughout the industry to enable matrix and release liner recycling.

INEOS Styrolution nominated as finalist in Chemical Week sustainability awards 2020

INEOS Styrolution nominated as finalist in Chemical Week sustainability awards 2020.INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today that it has been chosen by Chemical Week as a finalist in the magazine’s sustainability awards 2020 under the category “best sustainability programme”.

Kaneka Belgium and De Decker-Van Riet deploy LNG trucks with lower CO2 emissions for long-distance transport

Kaneka Belgium and De Decker-Van Riet deploy LNG trucks with lower CO2 emissions for long-distance transport.The first LNG truck, powered solely by liquefied natural gas, left Kaneka Belgium in Westerlo-Oevel today on its way to Germany. The brand-new LNG trucks of transport company DE DECKER - VAN RIET will be used exclusively for the international transport of Kaneka MS Polymer™. This partnership enables both companies to combine their policy on innovation and sustainability to contribute towards a better climate and innovation and embed sustainability into their strategy more deeply.

Henkel to Showcase the Impact of Material Science on Automotive Battery Design and Assembly at the 2020 Virtual Battery Show / Tech Days

Image 1: Dispensed Bergquist Gap Filler TGF 3010 APS. (Photo: Henkel, PR091)Henkel today announced it will demonstrate how material science is enabling EV battery designers and automotive OEMs to achieve enhanced safety, efficiency and affordability objectives during the virtual Battery Show & EV Tech Digital Days North America & Europe on November 10-12. While developing EV designs that balance safety requirements, ambitious performance metrics and production efficiency is a major challenge, Henkel will reveal how its broad technology portfolio and process expertise has led to various EV design and component assembly successes. Using practical cases, the areas of focus will include:

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (Modular EAS). 
(Photo Moog, MGPR2002)Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc., (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced the market introduction of the new Modular EAS System. The Modular EAS is a highly flexible system with excellent scalability and variability and can be easily adapted to most types of industrial manufacturing machinery.

What cookies, pasta and plastics (now) have in common

What cookies, pasta and plastics (now) have in common. (Photo: Clariant)For many of us it was our first childhood lesson in culinary circularity: Seeing how, when the cookie baking season was finally here again, scraps of leftover dough from cutting were re-rolled and added to fresh dough to make a new batch. Doing the same with homemade pasta is a bit more tricky, which is why smart Italian grandmothers invented maltagliati, but with a little water, olive oil and effort it is certainly possible.

SGP Partnership Virtual Community Day 2020 announced for November 17 

SGP Community Day in Cincinatti OH included brands, suppliers, policymakers and SGP certified printers. (Photo: SGP Partnership)The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today the virtual 2020 SGP Community Day will take place on November 17. The community event provides insight into sustainability and shares best practices of SGP Certified Facilities, Patrons, Brand Leaders and Resource Partners who support the sustainable print supply chain.

SABIC and Schwarz Group embark on pilot project for vegetable bags made from TRUCIRCLE™ certified circular polyethylene 

Flexible film using SABIC’s certified circular polyethylene, being introduced into Schwarz Group’s Lidl and Kaufland retail stores in Germany as part of a pilot project.SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, has embarked on a pilot project with Schwarz Group, Europe’s largest retail store operator, for the use of transparent film bags made from certified circular polyethylene (PE) in vegetable packaging. The project will include various different PE technologies from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE portfolio based on materials produced via feedstock recycling of mixed and used plastic. Through this project 1 kg bags for organic carrots, made of flexible film using SABIC’s certified circular polyethylene, will be introduced between October and December 2020 by the retail group into selected stores operating under the Lidl and Kaufland brands in Germany.

BerryAlloc is reinventing parquet with new Ultimtec® technology

Beaulieu International GroupBerryAlloc is launching a completely new oak parquet collection. It is an eloquent illustration of the two principles that define its brand: very high quality coupled with state- of-the-art technology. This vision is acclaimed every day by clients, interior designers and fitters.

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