Biotechnology


SABIC debuts a novel bio-based LNP compound that can help reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel use

SABIC today launched new bio-based LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ DC0041PE-7M1D145W compound, offering customers a new sustainable option for demanding applications in electrical/electronics, healthcare and other key industries.SABIC today launched new bio-based LNP THERMOCOMP DC0041PE-7M1D145W compound, offering customers a new sustainable option for demanding applications in electrical/electronics, healthcare and other key industries. This new flame-retardant, carbon fiber-reinforced compound has a reduced carbon/energy footprint compared to its incumbent product, LNP THERMOCOMP DC0041PE-7M1D145 compound, while delivering the same properties.

Devan launches range of bio-based fragrances for textiles

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan is launching a new range of bio-based fragrances, named SceNTL®. The range uses traceable raw materials and an external lab has confirmed that the bio-content of the fragrances is above 85%.

Le traitement antimicrobien de chez DEVAN CHEMICALS est efficace contre bactéries, virus et acariens 

Devan ChemicalsDe nouveaux résultats de test ont confirmé l’efficacité du traitement antimicrobien commercialisé par DEVAN CHEMICALS sous la marque BI-OME®, non seulement sur les bactéries et les virus mais également sur les acariens. Le traitement apporte ainsi une valeur ajoutée aux textiles destinés au secteur de la literie et accessoires de literie, tels que matelas, couettes, oreillers, protection literie… Le traitement BI-OME est également utilisé dans d’autres secteurs d’activité tels que l’habillement, l’ameublement, linge de maison, tapis, tissus techniques…

DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock

DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR523)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and a forerunner as provider of renewable and circular solutions for the chemical industry, to enable the production of high performance polymers. This enables DSM and its customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their own products whilst supporting the industry to transition to a circular economy.

Devan offers antiviral solutions for textiles to support and protect professional workers

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator and specialty chemical producer Devan answers questions regarding anti-viral textile finish solutions following the growing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pharmapack 2020: Airnov highlights excellent position for expected growth

Airnov Management. 
(Photo: Airnov Healthcare Packaging)At Pharmapack, Airnov - the newly established identity for a global leader in healthcare packaging - highlighted its intention to build on its current leadership position. The company, previously owned by Clariant, is now an independent company with a prominent position in desiccant and oxygen scavenging products primarily serving pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and nutraceutical markets.

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