Promoting more sustainable mining practices with Malvern Panalytical’s water monitoring solution

Promoting more sustainable mining practices with Malvern Panalytical’s water monitoring solution.
(Photo: Malvern Panalytical)A new mine water monitoring solution, Malvern Panalytical’s Epsilon Xflow, for GTK’s innovation projects provides real-time information about the quality of process- and wastewater from mining operations.

Clariant & Polygal AG to extend natural rheology modifier options to Personal Care formulators

Plantasens Biogum Tara achieves lusciously smooth, spreadable natural leave-on creams with less stringiness, a pleasant feel and reliable stability compared to other natural rheology modifiers. (Photographs: Clariant)Stepping up for natural skin care formulations. Clariant and Polygal AG have joined forces to expand Personal Care formulators’ access to high-performing natural and readily biodegradable solutions for sensory and rheology modification.

Enjoying coffee without feeling guilty: Reusable coffee cup lid made of TPE

The space-saving, sustainable “coffee to go” solution: The lid made of TPE fits on most common household cups. (Image: © 2021 Felix Hackland)Sustainability, convenience and enjoyment are now no longer contradictions – and manufacturers are responding: for example Cadios GmbH, a German start-up business that has developed the first reusable lid for coffee mugs and cups. The conically shaped lid made of TPE fits onto most common household cups and with its durability can make a lasting contribution to waste reduction. The “Udo” lid is available in many colors and can be customized on request.

UniteChem opens new sales office in Germany to strengthen its market presence for light stabilizer customers across Europe

UniteChem’s new Düsseldorf sales office is staffed by an experienced team committed to enhance the support of the Group’s European customers and grow its stabilizer business through greater collaboration across the value chain.
(Photo: UniteChem)UniteChem Group, the world’s leading supplier of light stabilizers for plastics in a broad range of high-end industrial applications, has announced that it is expanding its European footprint with a new sales office in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Group has already been serving its customers throughout Europe over many years and will now make a major investment into Europe as part of its global expansion strategy.

INEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo progress plans for the first polystyrene recycling plant in Europe

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo have announced today that they have reached a significant milestone in their plans to build commercial polystyrene (PS) recycling plants in Europe. Recycling Technologies has been selected as the technology partner.

Bunzl Distribution brings American antiviral technology to Mexico retailers

AscendBunzl Distribution, a leading supplier of packaging, disposable supplies, and cleaning and safety products, has signed on as the distributor in Mexico for Acteev Protect masks, made in the United States by polyamide manufacturer Ascend Performance Materials. A global distributor, Bunzl provides supplies to supermarkets, food processing plants, retailers and convenience stores in Mexico.

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas joins SGP as Resource Partner

SGPThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading certification authority in sustainable printing, announced today that the Printing Industry of the Carolinas joined the SGP community as a Resource Partner.

Clariant collaborates with Indonesia's Pertamina in advanced biofuels assessment

Pertamina's project team visiting Clariant's pre-commercial sunliquid® plant in Straubing, Germany at the end of 2019. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, is working with Indonesia's state-owned oil and gas corporation, Pertamina, since 2018 to evaluate and test the feasibility of Clariant's sunliquid technology to process available regional feedstocks in Indonesia into the advanced biofuel, cellulosic ethanol.

SONGWON announces exclusive distribution partnership with Chemo International Inc.

SONGWONSongwon Industrial Co., Ltd., the world’s 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers and key global player in the specialty chemicals business is pleased to announce that it has entered a distribution partnership with Chemo International Inc., for its Business Unit (BU) Coatings.

Ethience® Protect - the complete relief to compromised skin

Compromised skin is typically dry, irritated, reactive and sensitive. Ethience Protect restores a strong and resilient barrier function, bringing back hydration, reducing damage and improving skin brightness. (Photo: Clariant)Welcome relief for compromised skin. Clariant Active Ingredients and Beraca launch Ethience Protect, a new barrier function balancer for modern skin care, with proven efficacy on key consumer concerns and eco-conscious production. The innovative Brazil nut extract rebuilds and strengthens skin’s natural protective shield, leading to better hydrated, less sensitive, healthier looking skin.

In China for China: Clariant Additives steps up at Chinaplas 2021

With the slogan “The Symphony of Collaboration” Clariant underlines its tailored support, agility, and collaboration to address specific local challenges and to help meet China’s fast-evolving needs. (Photo: Clariant)At Chinaplas 2021, Clariant will debut new high-end sustainable additive solutions for plastics to support local manufacturers in adapting quickly to the requirements of highly-demanding new applications and environmental goals (Booth 15E39).

OQ poised to be an active partner in a new era of innovation and sustainability in China

OQ poised to be an active partner in a new era of innovation and sustainability in China. 
(Photo: OQ, PR011)As thinkers of the future, OQ is focused on delivering reliable solutions for a global polymer market where innovation and sustainability play a defining role. As recognised by the theme of this year's CHINAPLAS, one of the world's leading technology-oriented plastics and rubber trade fairs, innovation and sustainability are the foundational pillars required to reach the full potential of a bold new era for polymers.

Malvern Panalytical and Concept Life Sciences announce integration

Malvern Panalytical and Concept Life Sciences announce integration.
(Photo: Malvern Panalytical)Malvern Panalytical (Malvern, UK and Almelo, The Netherlands), manufacturer of analytical systems, and Concept Life Sciences (Cheshire, UK), a contract research organization, have today announced a full business integration. The integration will expand the existing analytical instrument and service relationship (Amplify Analytics) to include the Chemistry and Biology services of CLS. Both entities are operating businesses within the Spectris plc Group.