SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018

SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – April 24, 2018 – SONGWON Industrial Group, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, is once again exhibiting at this year’s Chinaplas in Shanghai, China (Stand J45 in Hall 8.2H). The company will be showcasing its solutions designed to match industry needs, including light and heat stabilizers, antioxidants, thermoplastic polyurethanes, PVC stabilizers and plasticizers.

Fast charging by Tritium at Hannover Messe

Veefil-RT 50kW EV Fast Charger. 
(Image courtesy Tritium, PR001)Brisbane, Australia 23 April 2018: Tritium, the Australian-based technology company and leading international specialist in DC charging infrastructure solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) market, has announced that it will be participating at the Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology, from April 23 to 27.

DSM launches higher-performance matte powder coating technology

DSM launches new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower cross linker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMREPR006)
Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has today launched a new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower crosslinker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives. The new Uralac OSM powder coating resins are being rolled out globally and can be used for a wide range of industrial matte applications.

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai.SHANGHAI, CHINA, April 23, 2018 - As a global leader in the chemical industry, SABIC will present its full Fluids product portfolio at IESD, the leading surfactants and detergents show for China and Asia, in Shanghai, April 24 -26.

Clariant supports China in “Moving towards a smart, sustainable future” 

Clariant supports China in “Moving towards a smart, sustainable future”. (Photographs: Clariant)Shanghai, April 23, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today emphasized its investment in innovation for plastics and growing together with China’s industries to help them develop safer and more sustainable products like e-mobility solutions.

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines.
(Photos: Rapid Granulator, PR046)Bredaryd, Sweden – April 19, 2018 – At NPE2018, leading size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines. The new patent-pending ThermoPRO Series – based on an already patented Rapid design – is available in various standard and low-built formats for handling scrap widths from 600 to 1,500 mm (24-60 in.). A ThermoPRO 400-90 for granulating webs up to 900 mm in width (35 in.) will be on display at the company’s booth, W953, in Hall A during NPE2018.

Perstorp publishes Annual Report for 2017

Perstorp publishes Annual Report for 2017. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Malmö - April 19, 2018 - 2017 saw Perstorp reaching an extraordinary milestone with the delivery of an excellent volume-based sales growth of 10 percent and sales amounting to SEK 13,592 million. EBITDA excluding non-recurring items increased by 20 percent to record high SEK 2,133 million. A successful refinancing of the balance sheet in the third quarter last year, amounting to EUR 230 million, also gave the company lower interest rates on the floating rate notes.

Vectra Visual achieves sustainability certification with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

SGPSAYVILLE, NY - April 19, 2018 - The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced today Vectra Visual of Columbus, Ohio has achieved SGP certification.

Clariant Active Ingredients launches pioneering skin care ingredient to combat effects to skin from circadian rhythm disruption 

B-Circadin™ is extracted from the Lespedeza Capitata plant, grown and harvested in South Korea where it is used for its medicinal properties. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, April 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the launch of its ground-breaking active skin care ingredient, B-Circadin, to fight the effects of skin damage caused by disruption to the skin’s circadian rhythm, frequently altered by stressors in daily life. Developed by Clariant Active Ingredients, B-Circadin maintains the vital synchronization of the skin’s circadian cycle, rapidly improving the complexion while decreasing puffiness and dark circles. B-Circadin will be showcased through Rhythm n’ Blue Serum sheet mask at the in-cosmestics show in Amsterdam from April 17-19.

FDA Approval for Total Circular Compounds® Containing Recycled HDPE

FDA Approval for Total Circular Compounds® Containing Recycled HDPE. 
(Photo: Total, PR029)Brussels, April 18, 2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration has determined that Total’s secondary recycling process at its Antwerp Belgium site for the production of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Circular Compounds is effective in reducing contaminants from Post-Consumer Recycled HDPE (PCR-HDPE) material to an extent which allows for its use in food packaging.

Clariant set to take hair care by storm with new Genadvance hair conditioning ingredients 

Clariant set to take hair care by storm with new Genadvance™ hair conditioning ingredients. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, April 18, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today opens the door to new innovative hair care formats for tackling damaged, dry, or thin, lifeless hair with the launch of a new generation of conditioning ingredients, Genadvance.

Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions 

Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Charlotte, April 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, and its Healthcare Packaging business unit, is introducing a new brand name to encompass all of the products and technology related to equilibrium relative humidity (ERH) stabilization.

Henkel expanding use of regranulated resin in flexible packaging for its laundry detergents

Henkel expanding use of regranulated resin in flexible packaging for its laundry detergents. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR088)Vienna, 17 April 2018 – Consumer goods company Henkel is committed to creating more value for its consumers while reducing its environmental footprint at the same time. To reach its stated goal of becoming three times more efficient by 2030 — dubbed “Factor 3” — the company will have to improve its efficiency by an average of 5-6 % per year. That’s why Henkel turned to long-time partner Mondi to help find a solution for incorporating more of its scrap plastic into a highly functional, aesthetically pleasing, flexible laminate packaging material.

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