Clariant donates RMB100,000 to Sichuan earthquake disaster relief efforts

ClariantShanghai, August 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has made a donation of RMB100,000 to the Shanghai Charity Foundation in a disaster relief effort in the aftermath of the recent earthquake that took place in Jiuzhaigou of the Sichuan province in China. The donation is made in line with Clariant's long-standing corporate philosophy of exemplifying good corporate citizenship.

HuntsmanClariant Deal Continues to Move Forward: Narrow “Second Request” for Additional Information Received from Federal Trade Commission

ClariantMuttenz, August 15, 2017 –Clariant AG is pleased to announce progress towards satisfying the regulatory approval condition to closing its merger of equals with Huntsman Corporation. The United States Federal Trade Commission, which reviews the antitrust implications of certain business combinations, late yesterday delivered a second request for information to the parties relating to just two products − sodium isethionate, used in personal care products like soap and shampoos, and a polyetheramine product used in certain construction and additive/paint and ink applications. These products accounted for less than USD 24 million in total revenues of each of the two companies in the United States in 2016, and Clariant is confident that the parties will be able to satisfy any FTC concerns on a timeline consistent with the merger, which we continue to expect to close around year-end.

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Recertifies Ten New Facilities

SGPSayville, NY– August 15, 2017 – The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices, announces recertification of 10 facilities across the United States and Canada.

RENOLIT introduces phthalate-free range of calendered films in USA

RENOLIT introduces phthalate-free range of calendered films in USA. (Photo: RENOLIT, PR001)La Porte, Indiana, USA – August 15, 2017 – American RENOLIT Corp (ARC), a leading manufacturer of high-quality plastic films in the USA, is now offering its customers in the sign and graphics market phthalate-free films from its production site in La Porte, Indiana. The move demonstrates a strong commitment to proactively maintaining its leading position, both in terms of response to market and customer needs as well as compliance with regulations.

Archroma joins hands with Mehran University to foster research in textiles

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO of Archroma Pakistan Limited, and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili, Vice Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology signing documents of the Memorandum of Understanding signed at a ceremony held in Jamshoro, Pakistan. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 15 August 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the signing-in of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Pakistan. The MoU will pave way for cooperation initially for a five-year period.

SONGWON Industrial Group releases Financial Results for Q2/2017

SONGWON Ulsan, South Korea – August 15, 2017 – Today, SONGWON Industrial Group ( released its financial results for the second quarter of 2017. The Group reported consolidated sales of 186,742 Mil. KRW and a net profit margin of 6.6% for Q2 - a decrease of 2.1% compared to Q2/2016. For the first half of the year, the Group realized consolidated sales of 361,707 Mil. KRW which is a -0.1% decrease compared to the first six months of 2016 (362,145 Mil. KRW).

TE Connectivity’s Heavy Duty Connectors Offer Servo and Spindle Motors Reliability and Lower Installation Times

TE Connectivity’s heavy duty connectors offer servo and spindle motors reliability and lower installation times. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR162)
DARMSTADT, Germany – August 14, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, offers a vast range of connectivity solutions for diverse motor types. With trends in connectivity toward more miniaturization, reduced installation times, improved reliability, and lower costs in installation and operation, TE’s heavy duty connectors are suitable for numerous applications in servo and spindle motors.

Bernd Schneider Joins TE Connectivity as Field Application Engineer for TE Automation & Control

Bernd Schneider joins TE Connectivity as Field Application Engineer for TE Automation & Control.  (Source: TE Connectivity, PR198)DARMSTADT, Germany – August 10, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced the appointment of Bernd Schneider as a Field Application Engineer for TE Automation & Control.

For First Time TE Connectivity Presents its Solutions at Automation Expo 2017 in Mumbai India

TE ConnectivityDARMSTADT, Germany – August 8, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is demonstrating its motor connectivity solutions components for industrial machinery and a wide variety of other connectivity solutions at the Automation Expo-17 tradeshow in Mumbai, India.

ELIX Polymers makes its debut at the TCT Show 2017

ELIX Polymers makes its debut at the TCT Show 2017. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR026)Tarragona, August 8, 2017 – The TCT Show 2017, one of the most important fairs dedicated to 3D printing, takes place in Birmingham, England, from 26 - 28 September. ABS polymers specialist ELIX Polymers will be exhibiting for the first time, with its own stand, F59.

Henkel’s Bonderite duaLCys process is fast establishing itself as a game changer for greater efficiency and safety in machining and cleaning

Henkel’s Bonderite duaLCys process is an innovative 2-component process where the cleaner can be recycled into the lubricant bath. The dual system, which features pre-cleaning during machining, offers low foam, low temperature cleaning, cooling and lubricating performance and corrosion protection. Switching to the new system can achieve cost savings of up to 40% due to less product, waste, water and energy consumption. (Photo: Henkel, PR041)Düsseldorf, Germany – Two years after it was first introduced to the metalworking market, Henkel’s innovative Bonderite duaLCys process has proven its superior cost-efficiency and sustainability over conventional cooling lubrication and cleaning processes. Most recently, the process demonstrated these advantages in a demanding precision tool machining project at German customer Mapal. Henkel will highlight Bonderite duaLCys in its exhibit at EMO 2017 in Hannover, Germany (Hall 6, Booth K01).

TE Connectivity Introduces Surface Mounted BUCHANAN Wiremate Connectors for Faster PCB Assembly

TE Connectivity introduces surface mounted BUCHANAN WireMate connectors for faster PCB assembly. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR123)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – August 8, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers the BUCHANAN WireMate connector Surface Mount TB series, a two-piece pluggable connector solution designed with surface mount technology (SMT). The family includes surface mount headers and mating plugs in vertical and right-angle configurations between two and twelve positions giving manufacturers design flexibility.

Guardian Glass to construct second float and coated glass plant in Poland

Guardian Glass’ new float and coated glass plant is planned to be located adjacent to the company’s existing plant in Czestochowa, Poland. (Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR144) Bertrange, Luxembourg, August 7, 2017 – Guardian Industries has approved the investment for an additional float and coated glass manufacturing plant in Czestochowa, Poland, to meet the growing demand for float, coated and fabricated glass products across Europe.