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  • Extra-wide CPP-lines for maximum cost-efficiency at high volumes June 1, 2021
    Think big, think smart: Extra-wide CPP-lines for maximum cost-efficiency at high volumes When it comes the production of CPP film, i. e. for the metallised packaging of food and textiles, there is a clear trend towards high-volume production. But is the ability of to manufacture high quantities at good qualities alone enough to get the […]
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  • KRAIBURG TPE inspires innovation in home décor applications May 25, 2021
    Today’s modern homeowners are constantly seeking ways to express their individuality. The last few years have seen a proliferation of home decor items made with thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and this trend is expected to continue as TPE innovation offers more distinct advantages with its soft-touch, smooth surface and easy processing features. KRAIBURG TPE, a global […]
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  • BOREALIS’ BORNEWABLES PORTFOLIO OF CIRCULAR POLYPROPYLENE SOLUTIONS PROVEN TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE May 25, 2021
    Life-cycle assessment (LCA) shows greenhouse gas emissions of Bornewables polypropylene go beyond carbon neutrality: Reduced by at least 120% compared to virgin polypropylene (at Borealis’ gate). The Bornewables product range of polyolefins offer the same high performance levels as virgin polyolefins and can be recycled in the same way EverMinds in action: Bornewables help value-chain […]
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  • Plastics industry on the way to circular economy May 25, 2021
    Inspire young people with emotions instead of classic careers • Poor plastics image has an impact on attracting young talents • Great need for information and creation of awareness in the companies necessary • Plastics machinery manufacturer Kurtz Ersa sets a good exampleThe plastics industry is undergoing a transformation towards a circular economy. Common goals […]
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  • Welcome to a world first: Clariant’s virtual Car Color Configurator launched with Automotive Styli May 25, 2021
    • Clariant unveils latest color trend forecast for the automotive industry • Back to the future – looking forward to brilliant shades, metallic effects and new formulations for autonomous vehicle detection • Experience 28 trend colors like never before in Clariant’s new Virtual Showroom Clariant, one of the world’s best known pigment producers, has released […]
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  • Solvay Introduces Sustainable Amodel Bios PPA for E-Mobility Electrical and Electronic Application May 25, 2021
    Partially bio-based resin provides superior performance properties at lowest GWP among all PPA in the market Solvay has extended its diversified portfolio of high-performance polyphthalamide (PPA) compounds with Amodel Bios, a new family of partially bio-based long-chain PPA products particularly indicated for demanding electrical and electronic applications in e-mobility. Besides its renewable feedstock content from […]
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  • Perstorp launches Emoltene 100 Pro: a durable DPHP plasticizer based on renewable material May 25, 2021
    Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp is pioneering in the PVC market with the introduction of a general-purpose plasticizer partly based on renewable raw material using a traceable mass balance concept. Emoltene 100 Pro is a dipropylheptyl phthalate (DPHP) designed to support sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials and reduction of carbon dioxide emission […]
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  • Archroma releases its 2020 sustainability report May 20, 2021
    Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the release of its Sustainability Report for its fiscal year 2020.Prepared again in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, and building on a strong track record, the report outlines the company’s progress on its priority sustainability topics, such as human health […]
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  • Polycarbonates for LED lights in extreme environments May 20, 2021
    Challenging applications in swimming pools and explosion-proof lightsLED light sources have proven to be energy-saving and long-lasting which makes them economical light sources and are widely used in buildings, vehicles and street lighting. Light guides, reflectors, diffusers and lenses must be designed to ensure optimum use of LED light.Covestro has spent years developing a customized […]
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  • NEMO playing a critical role in plastics industry’s future May 20, 2021
    The Plastics Industry Association’s NEMO projects tackle the logistical or technical challenges of plastics recycling.Trade associations have a high profile in Washington, D.C., where they court politicians and try to influence public policy in ways that benefit their members. The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) certainly does that in very visible ways; however, its New End […]
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