Chemicals


Let Milliken help you bring your foam mattress to life with a splash of color

Encapsys’ encapsulated PCM provides lasting cooling comfort and has superior thermal performance, prompting the tagline “Experience Personal Comfort Management…with EnFinit.”
(Photo © 2017 Encapsys, all rights reserved, MKPR166)Ghent, Belgium — Deep Color Foam is an important trend, giving mattress manufacturers the opportunity to diversify their product lines and stand apart from the competition. Milliken Chemical has the tools to make Deep Color Foam a reality, and will be showcasing the bright, bold end results at Interzum 2017.

SONGWON announces global price increases for its polymer stabilizers

SongwonUlsan, Korea – March 22, 2017 – SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. today announced price increases up to 10% on its polymer stabilizers.

Archroma celebrates opening of global competence Center for Surface & Coating Technology

Beate Plueckhan, President Region EMEA, at the opening ceremony of Archroma’s Global Competence Center for Paper Surface & Coating Technology, with (left to right) David Puddiphatt, Head of Sales UK & Nordics, Chris Warburton, Apprentice Lab Technician, Andy Bell, Head of Product Management Barrier, Coatings & Deposit Control, Packaging & Paper Specialties Business, Andrew Mottram, Senior paper technologist Stickies, Surface & Coating Technology, Adam Bastow, Lab technician. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 16 March 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has officially inaugurated its new Global Center of Excellence for Surface & Coating Technology. The Center, which opened yesterday, underlines Archroma’s ambition to bring new, innovative solutions to the packaging and specialty paper markets.

Archroma to provide technical expertise to women entrepreneurs in Pakistan

Mujtaba Rahim, CEO, Archroma Pakistan and Shaheen, President of Ethical Affair at the signing ceremony. (Photos: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 9 March 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethical Affair, a knowledge based platform striving to provide training, skills development and technical assistance to women entrepreneurs in the textile industry.

Perstorp sells its Belgian site with its coating additives activities to Synthomer plc

PerstorpPerstorp March 6, 2017 - The specialty chemicals innovator and supplier Perstorp (Perstorp Holding AB) today announces the sale of its additives activities primarily serving the paints and coatings industry produced at its facility at Gent Belgium, Perstorp Belgium (Perstorp Oxo Belgium AB) to Synthomer (Synthomer plc). The total consideration for the sale is €78 million (subject to certain adjustments). The divestment is in line with Perstorp’s strategy to focus on and expand its core chemicals activities.

SONGWON enters distribution partnership with Biesterfeld Turkey for its polymer stabilizers range

SongwonUlsan, Korea – February 21, 2017 – SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. (www.songwon.com) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Biesterfeld Turkey for the distribution of SONGWON’s comprehensive range of polymer stabilizers.

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