Chemicals


Innovation with THERMOLAST® M

Innovative “BabyPyke” sunglasses with flexible frames of easy-flowing THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE. The sunglasses feature an optimal fit for complete eye protection and hypoallergenic skin-friendliness.
(Photos: © Pyke)Using THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE the Belgian company Pyke S.A. has developed hypoallergenic sunglasses with an extremely ergonomic design for babies and small children.

Archroma to sponsor SDC International Design Competition 2018 with its Color Atlas system

The Color Atlas by Archroma® comprises 6 volumes organized by color group. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 26 June 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be the new major sponsor for the SDC International Design Competition 2018 launched by SDC on June 20, 2017.

EarthColors by Archroma receives OutDoor Industry Award 2017

EarthColors by Archroma receives OutDoor Industry Award 2017. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 19 June 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that its EarthColors dyestuff range has won the Gold Winner at the the OutDoor Industry Award 2017, Sustainable innovations Category, presented at a ceremony held on June 18, 2017.

Total explores new routes for post-consumer recycled polystyrene in the circular economy world

Polystyrene containing post-consumer recycled polystyrene. 
(Photo: Total, PR028)Brussels, June 14, 2017 - Total has just completed an industrial scale test run, following a series of pilot plant trials, demonstrating the feasibility of sustainable incorporation of about 20% of post-consumer recycled polystyrene within virgin polystyrene. The trial, which was carried out on an existing production asset, successfully led to product with properties equivalent to virgin polymer.

SONGWON to meet key industry needs with its new pilot plant

SONGWON to meet key industry needs with its new pilot plant.
(Photos: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – June 14, 2017 – SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. (www.songwon.com) announced today that its new pilot plant in Panoli (Gujarat), India has come onstream, thereby strengthening the organization’s overall specialty chemicals development capability.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

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