Perstorp launches Capa™ Lactide 8000 Series polyols for high-performance sustainable polyurethanes at the European Coatings Show

Perstorp - April 21, 2015 - Perstorp, the world’s largest producer of caprolactones, is unveiling a range of Capa™ Lactide copolymer polyols at the 2015 European Coatings Show in Nuremberg, Germany, on April 21-23. The three new diols and one triol provide polyurethane formulators with increased opportunities to create high performance products with reduced carbon footprints. Capa™ 8000 series grades can be used in a broad range of polyurethane coating formulations.

Vencorex Press Kit - European Coatings Show 2015

Vencorex, the owner of key technologies and a major manufacturer of aromatic and aliphatic isocyanates for the polyurethane markets, will present at European Coatings Show 2015 21.-23. April (Nuremberg, Germany) a wide range of isocyanates and solutions to develop more environmentally-friendly technologies.

Clariant partners with matchmycolor and Konica Minolta to provide integrated point-of-sale tinting systems for paints

Muttenz, April 21, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has chosen matchmycolor Colibri® color management software and Konica Minolta color measurement instruments for its point-of-sale tinting solutions for paint stores. The new integrated system, which is scheduled for worldwide roll-out, is currently being introduced in Italy, Germany, Hungary, China, USA, Mexico, South Africa, India, Malaysia and Brazil. It will be demonstrated at the Clariant and Konica Minolta booths at the European Coatings Show in Nuremberg from 21 to 23 April.

Clariant launches new 24-canister dispenser machine CD2406

Muttenz, April 20, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, unveils a breakthrough in small dispensing machines for professional paint stores and typical Point-of-Sale (POS) retail environments at the European Coatings Show 2015 (Booth 7-123 Hall 7).

Clariant presents pioneering technologies for air pollution control

Mumbai, April 16, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, showcased Genosorb™, its state-of-the-art technology for gas treatment at ChemProTech India, 2015. This technology adds value to customers by providing sustainable solvent recovery and effective counter air pollution.

Clariant debates sustainable flame retardants for building and construction applications at North American industry workshop

Muttenz, April 15, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is joining major building materials suppliers, architects, regulatory experts and solutions providers this month to discuss latest trends in the building and construction industry affecting flame retardant and building material solutions choices in North America.

INCOPLAS, ICEFOR and TOTAL launch at UNES stores first commercialization of bi-oriented HDPE bottles made with ISBM technology

The first product packed with 1L bi-oriented bottles, manufactured by Incoplas Italia in HDPE produced by Total and filled/packed by I.C.E. FOR, are now available on mass market shelves at Italian UNES stores.


OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands - April 15, 2015 - Avery Dennison Materials Group (NYSE:AVY) recognized nine pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s second supplier recognition ceremony held at the Materials Group’s European Headquarters in the Leiden Bio Science Park in Oegstgeest, Netherlands on March 24. Winners were selected based on their performance in areas such as sustainability, innovation, service, overall value and quality.

Inspiration from Univar - Tomorrow’s textures for today’s women – Univar launches 18 new formulations at in-cosmetics 2015

London, England - April 15, 2015 – At in-cosmetics 2015, Univar launches 18 new and exciting trend-focussed, texture-driven formulations with emphasis on Skin Care and Make-up. Working closely with key innovation partners and looking closely at examples of different profiles that women identify themselves with, Univar has tailored a range of formulations to meet each profile type.


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 14, 2015 - DSM Dyneema is bringing its award-winning Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology for life protection to the defense and law enforcement communities in Latin America today at LAAD Defence & Security 2015 (stand K.40). Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology combines breakthroughs in polymer science, ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber technology and unique uni-directional engineering to deliver up to 25 percent higher ballistic protection while reducing weight by up to 30 percent. The exceptional capabilities of this technology already are being leveraged by leading manufacturers in Europe and the United States to create next-generation personal protection and vehicle armor designs.

Perstorp launches Capa™ Lactide 8000 Series polyols for high-performance sustainable polyurethanes at Utech Europe 2015

Perstorp - April 14, 2015 - A new range of Capa™ Lactide copolyols from Perstorp provides polyurethane formulators with increased opportunities to create high performance products with reduced carbon footprints. Perstorp is unveiling three diols and one triol at Utech Europe 2015 (on stand 2100), the international polyurethanes exhibition and conference being held in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on April 14-16.

Clariant gives formulating with sugar-based surfactants a shake-up with GlucoTain® at in-cosmetics 2015

Muttenz, April 14, 2015 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is grabbing the attention of leading Personal Care brands with the four-in-one sensory, mild, performing and sustainable benefits of its GlucoTain® surfactants. The sugar-based and sulfate-free surfactant range – Clariant’s centerpiece at in-cosmetics 2015 – presents innovative solutions for formulators to achieve mild and natural skin and hair care products that clean and indulge the senses.

New light mountaineering shoe from Salomon has high performance chassis made out of EcoPaXX® from DSM

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Material Sciences company, announces that its high performance bio-based EcoPaXX® polyamide has been chosen for the “Edging Chassis” of an innovative new mountaineering shoe from sports specialist Salomon.