Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Announces New Board of Directors Members

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Announces New Board of Directors Members.SAYVILLE NY – November 21, 2017 – The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, has elected two new members to its Board of Directors and two reappointments. Joe Stapley and Nicole Papadakis are new board members while Lynn Krinsky and Brett Thompson had their terms extended three more years.

Clariant and Tiangang celebrate first milestone in new production JV for light & process stabilizers in China

Representatives from Clariant, its BU Additives, and Beijing Tiangang, met with a delegation from Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy & Technology Development Zone on November 20 to confirm the assignment of land for the production plant. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately owned producer and leading supplier of light stabilizers in China, today kicked-off their new production joint venture with the go-ahead to purchase a site within the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy and Technology Development Zone, Hebei province.

Clariant Presents Humidity and Oxygen Control Solutions at Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017

ClariantMuttenz, November 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals and its Healthcare Packaging business line are participating in Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017 for the first time and talking to visitors about the full line of controlled-atmosphere packaging solutions. At the show, which is being held November 21-24 at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow, Clariant is exhibiting in Booth A139 (Hall 7, Pavilion 2).

Avery Dennison named as a finalist in the 2018 edie Sustainability Leaders Awards

Avery Dennison named as a finalist in the 2018 edie Sustainability Leaders Awards.
(Photo: PR379)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — November 20, 2017 — Avery Dennison has been recognized by edie, a leading information resource for sustainability-oriented companies, as a finalist in the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards. Avery Dennison was named in the Employee Engagement and Behavioral Change category for Sustainable September, its annual sustainability employee engagement campaign.

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener. (Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR357) The Netherlands, 17 November 2017 - Continuing its ‘Greenest Strength’ mission, DSM Dyneema will at Milipol in Paris 21-24 November provide an example of a creative way to re-use material from out-of-service soft armor vests.

Clariant breaks Personal Care conventions with new Essence by Clariant formulations

Clariant breaks Personal Care conventions with new Essence by Clariant formulations. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, November 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces Essence by Clariant, its inspiring selection of market-ready Personal Care products that use consumer-friendly ingredients in innovative ways to deliver the luxury and exciting experiences consumers crave.

GE Additive acquires GeonX to strengthen software simulation capabilities

Pictured from Left to Right: Michel Delanaye, co-founder and CEO, GeonX, Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President and General Manager, GE Additive, Laurent D'Alvise co-founder and CEO, GeonX.  (Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR002)Frankfurt am Main (Germany), November 16, 2017 – GE Additive announced today that it has acquired GeonX, a privately-owned developer of simulation software. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

EconCore presents its innovative technology for the production of economic honeycomb sandwich materials at CAMX 2017

Door insert based on natural fiber composite faced honeycomb sandwich. Over 50% weight saver compared to conventional solutions. 
(Photo: © 2017 EconCore, ECNPR004)EconCore will be presenting its innovative technology for the continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials at CAMX 2017, the composites and advanced materials expo taking place in Orlando, FL, on December 12-14. The high-speed, high-efficiency continuous process can produce honeycombs from a wide range of thermoplastics and laminate them in-line with skin materials of various types. The high level of integration helps ensure exceptional cost-effectiveness, not possible with conventional technologies. It is ideal for companies operating in cost-sensitive applications, including automotive and transportation, industrial packaging, and building & construction.

SABIC Announces European Launch of THERMOCOMP™ AM Materials for Large Format Additive Manufacturing at Formnext

SABIC has introduced to the European market a new family of high-performance THERMOCOMP™ AM compounds that addresses the unique requirements of large format additive manufacturing (LFAM). Print parameters and mechanical property data for the materials – developed by SABIC using test specimens printed on the company’s in-house BAAM® printer – can significantly aid customers in expediting material selection and optimizing processing. Reinforced with carbon or glass fibers for added strength, the new compounds can be used for applications in the tooling, aerospace, automotive and defense industries.Frankfurt, Germany, November 16, 2017 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today introduced to the European market a family of high-performance THERMOCOMP™ AM compounds to address the unique requirements of large format additive manufacturing. Here at Formnext 2017, in stand 3.1-G78, the company is exhibiting these eight new compounds, developed for use in large-format pellet-fed extruders. Print parameters and mechanical property data for the materials – developed by SABIC using test specimens printed on the company’s in-house BAAM® printer – are available to aid customers in expediting material selection and optimizing processing conditions. Because they are reinforced with carbon or glass fibers for added strength, the new THERMOCOMP™ AM compounds can be used for demanding applications in the tooling, aerospace, automotive and defense industries.

Clariant Mining Solutions Flotation ’17 Highlights

Clariant Mining Solutions Flotation ’17 Highlights. (Photo: Clariant)Houston, TX, November 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals to the mining industry, participated in the 8th International Flotation Conference (Flotation '17). The conference took place from November 13 to 16 at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.

Clariant expands partnership with Palmer Holland in North America

ClariantCharlotte, November 15, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces an expanded partnership with Palmer Holland for the business unit Additives in Canada. Adding to their existing responsibilities, Palmer Holland will become the sole regional distributor in North America for Clariant’s performance additives, flame retardants, and waxes.

Perstorp launches world’s first portfolio of renewable polyols

Perstorp launches world´s first ISCC certified and renewable polyols. (Photos: Perstorp)Perstorp November 15, 2017 - Perstorp is announcing world’s first portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). The product portfolio will be globally launched at China Coat. The launch is a response to the fast growing global need for more sustainable Coatings, Resins and Synthetic Lubricants to mention a few. This means that Perstorp is the only chemical company in the world to offer all three essential polyols Penta, TMP and Neo in both traditional and renewable forms.

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications

SONGWON launches new, high end UV absorbers for demanding coatings applications.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – November 15, 2017 – SONGWON is expanding its range of ultraviolet absorbers (UVAs) for high performance coatings and is now launching two new products, SONGSORB® CS 400 and SONGSORB® CS 384-2. The two UVAs can both be used in combination with a hindered amine light stabilizer (HALS) such as SONGSORB® CS AQ01, which was introduced at this year’s European Coatings Show.

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