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Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center supports North America’s paints & coatings industry ‘Beyond Color’

Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center at Mount Holly West will focus on providing rapid solutions to paints and coatings’ customers unmet needs and toughest challenges.
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant announces a new collaborative innovation center to support North America’s paints and coatings industry in meeting the challenges of emerging trends, increasing performance requirements, and meeting sustainability needs.

SONGWON and SABO extend their long-standing partnership

SONGWONSongwon Industrial Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce today that the worldwide exclusive distributorship (non-exclusive for Europe) with SABO S.p.A. for the SABOSTAB® HALS portfolio which includes hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS) and oxanilide UV Absorbers has been extended.

SONGWON’s distribution partnership with MegaChem expanded

SONGWON’s distribution partnership with MegaChem expanded.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. announced today that it has expanded its distribution partnership with MegaChem. Since September 2019, MegaChem has been the exclusive distributor of SONGWON’s antioxidants for fuels and lubricants in the ASEAN region. On the back of the success in these countries, SONGWON has extended MegaChem’s coverage to include Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

Clariant announces additive price increases

ClariantEffective immediately, Clariant will increase the prices of its additives by up to 25%.

ELIX Polymers’ E-LOOP products with recycled content are commercially available

ELIX Polymers’ E-LOOP products with recycled content are commercially available.
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR061)
ELIX Polymers, a global leader in specialised styrene-based thermoplastics, has included all of its Circular Economy activities under the new brand name, E-LOOP, which was launched successfully last February. The E-LOOP brand includes two strategic programmes of ELIX Sustainable Portfolio Solutions: Circular Plastics and Responsible Innovation.

SABIC debuts high-purity sd1100p dianhydride for flexible PI films to help improve speed in 5G devices

SABIC today introduced its new high-purity SD1100P specialty dianhydride powder for polyimide (PI) film formulations for potential use in 5G flexible printed circuit boards (PCBs), colorless displays and other flexible electronics applications.SABIC today introduced its new high-purity SD1100P specialty dianhydride powder for polyimide (PI) film formulations for potential use in 5G flexible printed circuit boards (PCBs), colorless displays and other flexible electronics applications. This 4,4’-bisphenol A dianhydride (BPADA) powder helps customers produce high molecular weight PI formulations that can deliver improved balance between thermal and mechanical properties. Compared to other commercially available dianhydrides, SABIC’s SD1100P BPADA powder may offer performance improvements including a lower dielectric constant and dissipation factor, reduced water absorption and improved metal adhesion for creating films and varnishes used in copper-clad laminates, coverlays and adhesives.

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