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Perstorp enters fertilizer market with chloride-free potassium product

Perstorp enters fertilizer market with chloride-free potassium product. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, is entering the fertilizer market through the launch of Amicult K42. This chloride-free potassium source is shown to have a high solubility and absorption rate, without increasing salinity or clogging foliar and drip irrigation systems. Amicult K42 is now being launched in selected markets.

SONGWON Industrial Group announces solid Q1/2020 financial results

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today released its audited financial results for the first quarter of 2020, ended March 31, 2020. After a challenging finish to 2019, SONGWON experienced a solid start to the new year with sound growth and increased revenue: In Q1/2020, the Group achieved consolidated sales of 210,543 Mil. KRW and reported a 27.4% increase in net profit (11,182 Mil. KRW) in the first quarter 2020 over Q1/2019. Compared to the first quarter of 2019, the gross profit margin in Q1/2020 decreased slightly from 20.9% to 19.7%. However, both the EBITDA and EBIT margins increased respectively in the first quarter to 12.8% and to 8.8%. 

Contec, Inc., Milliken partner to produce Sporicidin® brand disinfectant qualified to kill coronavirus

Contec, Inc., Milliken partner to produce Sporicidin® brand disinfectant qualified to kill coronavirus.
(Photo © 2020 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR224)The demand for antibacterial cleaning supplies continues to climb in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and healthcare institutions are looking for effective alternatives to traditional solutions. To fill this need, Contec, Inc., the industry leader in critical cleaning products and cleanroom supplies, is scaling up production of its Sporicidin® brand disinfectant, most often used for mold and water damage remediation, and turned to diversified global manufacturer and materials science expert Milliken & Company to help produce mass quantities.

Expanding global textile and polymer business with new partnership

Consolidated Pathways Inc. signs agreement as new brand and technical representative for Sanitized® products.
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR029) SANITIZED AG announces that it has entered into an agreement with Consolidated Pathways Inc. Midland, Michigan USA to globally promote the Sanitized® odor-management, hygiene function and material protection technologies to brands and retailers. Consolidated Pathways will also support the advancement of the trusted Sanitized® Quality Seal and related branding concepts. The longtime co-operation between SANITIZED AG and ARCHROMA remains unchanged and is supported by the activities of Consolidated Pathways.

Ascend announces new agreement for European distribution of PA66 resins

AscendAscend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resins, announced today an agreement with thermoplastics distributor Resinex for the distribution of its Vydyne® PA66 resins. Ascend’s resins are used in the production of thousands of applications in the automotive, electrical and electronics, and consumer and industrial industries.

SANITIZED AG aids measures to promote hygiene management during the coronavirus pandemic: Antiviral properties of Sanitized® products on synthetics validated

SANITIZED AG aids measures to promote hygiene management during the coronavirus pandemic: Antiviral properties of Sanitized® products on synthetics validated. 
(Photos: SANITIZED AG, PR028) Tests conducted by independent laboratories have now confirmed that a treatment with Sanitized® T 99-19 and Sanitized® T 11-15 reduces the viral load on PES textiles by up to 99%.

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