Avery Dennison recognizes suppliers from across the globe in third annual awards ceremony

Winners of the Avery Dennison 2016 Global Supplier Awards: (left to right) <b>Zhejiang Ouli Digital</b> (AP Region Innovation Award) - Jack Jiang, General Manager; <b>Expeditors International</b> (Transportation Award) - Pat St. Laurent, Vice President, Network Solutions; <b>Nicely Machinery Development Co., Ltd.</b> (AP Region Indirect Award) - Liza Kao, President; <b>Siliconature</b> (Quality Award) - Paolo Belluz, Sales Manager; <b>DRT</b> (Sustainability Award) - Thierry Desroches, Market Manager Adhesives; <b>Hansol Paper</b> (Emerging Supplier Award) - Sang Hun Lee, President; <b>Munksjö</b> (Service Award) - Marco Troglia, VP Sales and Marketing; <b>Gottleib Binder GmbH</b> (Innovation Award) - Louis Swarz, Sales Director; <b>Quad Plus</b> (Indirect Supplier Award and Supplier of the Year) - Richard Cook, Vice President and Robert Flynn, Global Account Manager. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR326)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — May 26, 2016 — Avery Dennison Materials Group (NYSE:AVY) recognized ten pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s third annual supplier recognition ceremony held on May 24 in Shanghai, China. Winners were selected based on their performance in areas such as sustainability, innovation, service, overall value and quality.

Clariant Healthcare Packaging Launches New Range of Aroma-Can® Canisters

Clariant Healthcare Packaging Launches New Range of Aroma-Can® Canisters. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 26, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging unit, is introducing a new and improved family of Aroma-Can® canisters to enhance nutritional products by adding a pleasant scent to product packaging.

ELIX Polymers introduces “responsible innovation” criteria for product development

ELIX Polymers introduces “responsible innovation” criteria for product development. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR011)Tarragona, May 25, 2016 – ELIX Polymers has launched a new process of product development and innovation based on criteria of responsible innovation. The move forms part of the innovation strategy initiated by the specialty ABS producer several years ago.

DSM’s ForTii innovations for die-cast metal replacement result in cost and weight reductions

DSM’s ForTii® innovations for die-cast metal replacement result in cost and weight reductions. (Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR483)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, says ongoing innovations in its ForTii® portfolio of materials, based on advanced high-temperature polyamide (PPA), will lead to further replacement of die-cast metal components across all industries. ForTii in applications results in benefits through improved costs, reduced weight, and greater freedom to design parts with high levels of functional integration to make them fully fit for purpose.

SABIC invests in innovative chemistry and inaugurates state-of-the-art research centre in Geleen, The Netherlands

From left to right: Peter Borman - Director Regional Technology Affairs Europe, Bert Groothuis - Director Corporate Sustainability Europe, Governor Theo Bovens representing the Dutch Province of Limburg, Bert Kip - CEO Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Mark Williams - VP Europe, Henny Jacobs - Ministerie EZ, Marc Jamin - Director Public Affairs SABIC.Sittard, Geleen, May 20, 2016 - On 19 May 2016 SABIC inaugurated a new research facility at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen. The official opening was done by the Governor of the Limburg Province Theo Bovens and Peter Borman, Director Regional Technology Affairs Europe at SABIC. The inspiring state-of-the-art research centre supports an extension of SABIC’s research capabilities in the area of innovative chemistry and materials, supporting the company’s vision to become the world leader in the chemical industry.

Clariant to take part in World Foundry Congress 2016 in Japan

Discover Value. Discover LE Technology. (Photo: Clariant)Tokyo, May 20, 2016 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will take part in the 72nd World Foundry Congress (WFC 2016) due to take place at the Nagoya International Exhibition Hall, Japan on May 21 - 25, 2016. During the conference and exhibition, Clariant will present its leading Low Emission (LE) Technology for eco-friendly green sand molding.

Clariant launches MegaGuard™ 700: a powerful iron guard for methanol synthesis catalysts

ClariantShanghai, May 19, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of its MegaGuard™ 700 catalyst guard at the Clariant Syngas Conference 2016 in Xi’an, China. MegaGuard 700 is designed to protect methanol synthesis catalysts, such as those of Clariant’s MegaMax® series, from iron poisoning. The new catalyst guard effectively traps and decomposes iron compounds, thus ensuring that the MegaMax series catalyst maintains its exceptional activity and selectivity throughout its long lifetime.

Scania trucks use second generation ethanol manufactured with Clariant’s sunliquid® technology

Scania trucks use second generation ethanol manufactured with Clariant's sunliquid® technology. (Photo: Clariant)São Paulo, May 17, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Scania, one of the world's top heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers, are celebrating the results and the opportunities generated by the partnership established last year, which involved an investment in sustainable technologies for cargo transportation.

Archroma to present the “science of sustainability, color and denim” at Denim Première Vision

Archroma to present the “science of sustainability, color and denim” at Denim Première Vision. 
(Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 17 May 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will present its innovation and solutions for denim and casualwear under the motto: “The science of sustainability, the science of color, the science of denim” at Booth A1 at the upcoming DPV in Barcelona, Spain.

SABIC highlights innovation with details of world’s largest CO2 purification plant in Sustainability Report

SABIC highlights innovation with details of world’s largest CO<sub>2</sub> purification plant in Sustainability Report. Sittard, The Netherlands, May 17, 2016 - The SABIC Sustainability Report 2015, entitled Enabling Tomorrow’s Solutions, released today, features the company’s sustainability achievements throughout the world and highlights how SABIC is setting the standards for innovation and sustainable development in the chemical industry.

Belden Offers Two New Lines of Switches for Cost-Effective Data Transfer

Belden offers two new lines of switches for cost-effective data transfer. 
(Photo: Belden, PR420) St. Louis, Missouri - May 13, 2016 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched a new line of unmanaged switches – the SPIDER III family. The SPIDER III switches utilize Hirschmann’s latest technology, and depending on the specific needs of industrial networks, customers can select from the Standard or Premium Lines. Both lines deliver reliable communication in harsh environments.

Archroma enters into collaboration with Textile Institute of Pakistan

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma Pakistan Limited, and Humayun Zafar, President Textile Institute of Pakistan, exchanging documents of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two organizations at a ceremony held in Karachi. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland - 13 May 2016 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Textile Institute of Pakistan (TIP). The MoU will pave way for formal cooperation between the two institutions initially for a three-year period. The partnership will benefit students of TIP who will gain access to Archroma’s Center of Excellence in Karachi through periodic training programs. The technical team of Archroma will also share the latest research knowledge with TIP students in a lecture series.

Songwon Industrial Group announces Financial Results for Q1/2016

SongwonUlsan, Korea – May 13, 2016 – Songwon Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) today reported its audited financial results for Q1/2016. The Group achieved sales of 183,074 Mil. KRW. When compared to sales in Q1/2015 (Mil. KRW 157,045), revenue increased by 16.6%.

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