Plastics and Polymers


SONGWON enters a new distribution agreement with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

SONGWONSongwon Industrial Co., Ltd. announced today that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Biesterfeld France. As from May 1, 2020, Biesterfeld France has been exclusively distributing the SONGWON polymer stabilizer range in France.

SONGWON enters two new distribution agreements with Bodo Möller Chemie

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. announced today that it has signed two exclusive distribution agreements for the distribution of its comprehensive range of polymer stabilizers: Bodo Möller Chemie Benelux N.V. has been supplying customers in Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands since January 1, 2020, and Bodo Möller Chemie UK Ltd took on responsibility in the United Kingdom and Ireland on May 1.

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.

Clariant enhances functionality of medical-grade ABS polymers

Bright transparent ABS colors combined with antistatic, or laser-welding functionality in MEVOPUR compounds. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions announces a new family of ABS polymer compounds that offer makers of medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging enhanced functionality without compromising on compliance with regulatory requirements. The resins are part of the MEVOPUR line of color and additive concentrates and ‘ready-to-use’ polymer compounds.

Clariant and Floreon announce collaboration to expand high-performance biopolymer applications to additional markets

Combining technologies, technical capabilities and know-how to improve the performance properties of high-performance biopolymers for demanding plastic applications. 
(Photo: Floreon)Clariant’s Additives business and Floreon- Transforming Packaging Limited announce an exciting new collaboration to further extend the performance properties and market potential of biopolymers, whilst preserving their environmental benefits.

Clariant Masterbatches earn ‘OK’ certification for home and industrial composting

Five plants in Europe and Asia have been awarded OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL labels by the TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium NV testing company. 
(Photo: TÜV AUSTRIA)Clariant color and additive masterbatches made in five plants in Europe and Asia have been awarded OK compost HOME and OK compost INDUSTRIAL labels by the TÜV AUSTRIA Belgium NV testing company. The certification means that the masterbatch ingredients, including the polymer carrier, will not compromise the biodegradability of the plastic products and packaging in which they are used.

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