Fakuma 2023

Friedrichshaven, Germany

17 - 21 Oct 2023



Ascend to showcase innovations for e-mobility and sustainability at Fakuma

Ascend's Starflam X-Protect recently passed UL 2596, a test of lithium-ion battery enclosure materials' ability to withstand thermal runaway conditions and ensure passenger safety.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR096)Ascend Performance Materials will showcase how it is advancing together with its customers through new products for e-mobility and sustainable materials at Fakuma this week. The company, which is the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66, will exhibit its engineered materials portfolio, including:

DOMO Chemicals boosts sustainable portfolio and pioneering partnerships at Fakuma 2023

DOMO commits to double sales in circular solutions such as TECHNYL® 4EARTH® by 2030.Leading engineered materials provider DOMO is presenting groundbreaking polyamide solutions at Fakuma 2023 (Hall B4, Stand 4216). DOMO’s globally renowned TECHNYL® brand celebrates 70 years of innovation in flame and temperature resistance, light-weighting, as well as sustainable polyamide solutions at the booth.

Solvay Launches New Xencor XTreme for Battery Thermal Runaway Protection

Solvay Launches New Xencor™ XTreme for Battery Thermal Runaway Protection. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR100)Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty materials, introduces Xencor™ XTreme, a new family of long glass fiber PPA solutions for battery applications requiring resistance to thermal runaway and propagation.

Solvay’s New Ryton® PPS Supreme High-Voltage and High-Flow Polymers

SolvaySolvay, a leading global supplier of specialty materials, has announced the introduction of two new Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) grades as part of the company’s growing range of Supreme polymers targeting significant performance leaps in electrification. Ryton® Supreme HV and HF are specifically developed to make drivers’ lives easier with shorter charging times and greater driving ranges.

EcoVadis Gold Rating: DOMO Chemicals sets the bar for sustainability leadership

EcoVadis Gold Rating: DOMO Chemicals sets the bar for sustainability leadership.Leading engineering materials manufacturer DOMO Chemicals has been awarded the prestigious EcoVadis Gold rating, highlighting its progressive approach to sustainability. With a 13-point improvement over last year, DOMO now ranks in the top 5% of all companies rated by EcoVadis.

Join Us at Fakuma 2023
UniteChem to showcase its large light stabilizers portfolio at Fakuma driven by reliable delivery, market response and respect for people and planet

UniteChem to showcase its large light stabilizers portfolio at Fakuma driven by reliable delivery, market response and respect for people and planet. 
(Photo: UniteChem)UniteChem Group, the world’s leading supplier of light stabilizers for plastics in a broad range of high-end industrial applications, is taking the opportunity of the Fakuma 2023 tradeshow in Friedrichshafen, Germany, to highlight its expanding global footprint in the high-quality additives business with increased manufacturing capacity, innovative products and extended customer support.

Solvay PPS Plants in Texas and Belgium Certified for Mass Balance Production

SolvaySolvay has announced that its polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) production at Borger, Texas, and its Ryton® PPS Echo compounding at Kallo-Beveren, Belgium, have obtained independent mass balance (MB1) certification under the widely recognized International Sustainability and Carbon Certification PLUS (ISCC PLUS2) scheme of accreditation.

Ascend launches metal-detectable cable tie compounds to streamline supply chain for customers

New Vydyne® PA66 metal detectable compounds from Ascend Performance Materials combine process-ready convenience and high consistency with an optimum level of safety against contamination in demanding cable tie applications of the food processing and other sensitive industry segments. 
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR093)Ascend Performance Materials has announced the launch of pre-colored, metal-detectable Vydyne® PA66 compounds for cable ties and fasteners for industries where foreign object contamination causes health concerns and reputational damage, such as in pharmaceutical and food processing facilities. The new product meets the most stringent performance standards and simplifies the supply chain for cable tie and fastener producers.

Solvay Integrates Sustainability Into its High-Performance Portfolio at Fakuma 2023

ECHO's portfolio is engineered with bio-based and recycled technologies in an encompassing integral approach from sourcing to manufacturing. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR098)Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty materials, is set to feature its latest innovations in sustainable polymer solutions, confirming the company's commitment towards circularity. Visitors are invited to discover the new products at the booth and to join Solvay experts in their live presentation at the Exhibitors’ Forum.

Solvay and Hegen Partner to Bring the First Baby Bottle Made with Recycled Content to the Market

Solvay and Hegen have entered into a strategic partnership for the use of mass balance circular Duradex™ polyphenyl sulfone (PPSU) MB in Hegen’s premium line of Press-to-Close, Twist-to-Open™ (PCTO™) baby feeding bottles. (Photo: Solvay, PR096)Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty materials, has entered into a strategic partnership with Hegen Pte Ltd for the use of sustainable Duradex polyphenyl sulfone (PPSU) mass balance attributed in Hegen’s premium line of Press-to-Close, Twist-to-Open (PCTO) baby feeding bottles. The circular, non-fossil feedstock content of the PPSU grade is third-party mass balance certified, meeting the end customers' expectations for more sustainable products. Duradex PPSU is an amorphous, naturally amber-transparent polymer, free of artificial pigments, phthalates and bisphenols, such as BPA.