Archroma to introduce new formaldehyde-free* low temperature curing binder for soft vibrant and durable pigment prints

Screen capture of Archroma’s video on Archroma's Cool Print system based on the new Helizarin® LTC New, a formaldehyde-free* low temperature curing liquid binder for pigment printing on all kinds of fibers. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has recently launched at the ITMA exhibition its new Helizarin® LTC New liq, a formaldehyde-free* low temperature curing binder for pigment printing on all kinds of fibers.

Clariant signs an agreement regarding the sale of its Healthcare Packaging Business

ClariantClariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, has signed an agreement with respect to the sale of its Healthcare Packaging business to a newly-formed affiliate of Arsenal Capital Partners. The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately CHF 308 million payable at closing, which is expected in Q4 2019. The total consideration is equivalent to 13.2 times adjusted FY2018 EBITDA. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and approvals.

INEOS Styrolution receives Global Supplier Award 2019 from Bosch

INEOS Styrolution receives Global Supplier Award 2019 from Bosch.INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today that the company received the Bosch Global Supplier Award at this year’s award ceremony “Transforming Together. Staying Ahead”, that was held in Blaichach, Germany.

OBoSky® ‒ easy to process, durable and low in emissions

Thanks to their homogenous and fine-pore cell structure, OBoSky® foams from FoamPartner deliver extremely uniform surfaces, ideal in particular for high-quality automotive headliners. (Photo: Getty Images/algre)FoamPartner, specializing in advanced foam solutions, has developed a foam product family characterized by extremely low emission levels for use in automotive headliners with high demands on processability and design.

DSM to showcase purpose-led innovations at K2019

Arnitel® in non-pneumatic wheel: no more flat tires.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR515)
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, will showcase some of its latest purpose-led innovations at K2019, the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry, in Düsseldorf, Germany, between 16 and 23 October 2019. Exhibiting under the theme of ‘Bright Science. Brighter Living’ – at hall 6, booth 11 – DSM will show how it is using its science-based competences to develop innovations to both address the needs of its customers and tackle the world’s major challenges. Some of these innovations are detailed below.

Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

The roof rail system developed by Gutsche Engineering is part of the standard equipment for German premium SUVs. It rests on bases with two-component covers that take advantage of the outstanding processing properties of THERMOLAST® A as well as of its excellent temperature and weather resistance. 
(Image: © 2019 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE offers a broad range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for interior and exterior applications, as well as applications for engine compartments and power trains of motor vehicles. Gutsche Engineering – specialized in sophisticated vehicle components – also relies on the TPE manufacturer from Waldkraiburg, Germany, in producing its innovative roof rail cover. Gutsche Engineering has benefited from the cost-effective processing and above all from the outstanding weather resistance combined with cohesive ASA adhesion in KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® A compound for this application.

At K 2019, Milliken to focus on enhancing plastics with ‘Color, Care, Clarity and Performance’

Companies that injection mold their packaging from NX® UltraClear™ PP resin produced exclusively with Milliken’s Millad® NX® 8000 clarifier can display a UL ECV label such as this on their products, reinforcing their commitment to a circular economy.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR205)
Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colorants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 trade fair on Oct. 16-23 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is “Enhancing plastics with Color, Care, Clarity and Performance. Together.”

Archroma to introduce new water-based ultra-low VOC coating technology

Screen capture of Archroma’s video on Archroma's Safe Seats system based on the new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has launched at the recent ITMA exhibition its new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology.

100% recyclable RENOLIT TECNOGOR composite sheet production starts in India for automotive interior market

Team: APPL GOR Plastics India. 
(Photo: RENOLIT COMPOSITES, PR003)RENOLIT GOR S.p.A., a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic and thermoformable materials for the global automotive market, has responded to growing global demand for RENOLIT TECNOGOR. The RENOLIT COMPOSITES business unit has added a new production line to the APPL GOR Plastics India Pvt. Ltd. plant for customers in India and the Asia Pacific region. The new extrusion line, located in Pune, near Mumbai, is the first facility outside of Europe able to produce, clean, safe RENOLIT TECNOGOR thermoformable sheets and rolls, along with other lightweight, 100% recyclable, sustainable products in the RENOLIT COMPOSITES range.

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and Sustainability Award 2019

PET bottles are recycled and used as content for rPET liner. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR427)
Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.

Opstart SABIC PPE fabriek in Bergen op Zoom komt in zicht

Het team voor de nieuwe SABIC polyfenyleenether (PPE) fabriek is bijna compleet. Na een lokale en regionale wervingsactie heeft de onderneming 49 van de 59 arbeidsplaatsen ingevuld.Het team voor de nieuwe SABIC polyfenyleenether (PPE) fabriek is bijna compleet. Na een lokale en regionale wervingsactie heeft de onderneming 49 van de 59 arbeidsplaatsen ingevuld.

Introducing DOMO Film Solutions and Nyleen new sustainable BOPA and CPA films

Introducing DOMO Film Solutions and Nyleen™ new sustainable BOPA and CPA films. 
(Photo: DOMO)DOMO Chemicals, a leading integrated high quality material engineering company,  underlines its position as one of the main providers of nylon film solutions in Europe by renaming its business currently known as cfp flexible packaging S.p.A. to DOMO Film Solutions S.p.A. The name change is effective immediately.

Archroma to introduce new range for high wet-fast color in sportswear

Screen capture of Archroma’s video on Archroma's Fast Sport based on Foron® SP-WF, a range of high wet-fast disperse dyes for sportswear and active wear applications. (Photo: Archroma)
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, recently launched at the ITMA exhibition its new Foron® SP-WF, a range of high wet-fast disperse dyes for sportswear and active wear applications.

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