ELIX Polymers presents its 2020 Sustainability Report with a renewed approach

ELIX Polymers presents its 2020 Sustainability Report with a renewed approach.
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ELIX Polymers has published its 2020 Sustainability Report. This document presents a novel approach compared to previous versions, as it introduces ELIX’s 2030 Sustainability Strategy in order to progress to the full integration into its activity of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to ensuring their fulfilment. The 2020 Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with the core option of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, the main international framework of reference for preparing documents of this type.

Ascend expands HiDura LCPA production capacity

Ascend expands HiDura™ LCPA production capacity.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR059)Ascend Performance Materials has expanded production capacity for HiDura long-chain polyamides in its Greenwood, S.C., plant. The multi-million dollar expansion will help the company meet growing demand for its new product line.

The Fibre of Champions

Beaulieu Straight Fibres - Nottingham Forest natural grass reinforced rootzones. 
(Photo: © Christopher Bassett, Fusion Media)Mansfield Sand Limited’s sports sand and rootzones are reinforced with polypropylene straight fibres from Beaulieu Fibres International.

Archroma announces distribution agreement with Van Horn, Metz & Company for its Mowilith® emulsions in the US market

Water resistance test. Left side showing high gloss, varnish with Mowilith® LDM 7601. Right side showing low gloss on standard wood varnish. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that it has entered an agreement with specialty raw material distributor Van Horn, Metz & Company for the distribution of its Mowilith® emulsions in the United States.

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

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

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support Circularity programmes

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan Chemicals recently added two more products to its range of bio-based textile finishes. One being a softener, the other one a quick-dry finish. Both are derived from vegetable oils and are in line with the company’s latest innovations on bio-based chemistry.