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Clariant launches Telasperse™ PVC pigment preparations for plasticized and non-plasticized PVC

Clariant launches Telasperse™ PVC pigment preparations for plasticized and non-plasticized PVC. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, October 20, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is adding an important new family to its range of colorants for plastics, with the introduction of Telasperse PVC for plasticized and non-plasticized PVC. The new family currently comprises seven colours – one blue, three reds and three yellows – as well as two blacks and a white. More colors will be added in the coming months.

High-quality drinking bottles and beverage cups with seals made of food compliant TPEs

OMNI LINE drinking bottle from TIMOLINO made of copolyester with Flip Top, including a seal made of food compliant THERMOLAST® K from KRAIBURG TPE. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)For absolutely leak-proof sealing of its versatile OMNI drinking bottles and CRUISE beverage cups, Timolino uses a Thermoplastic Elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE that combines permanent elasticity with food compliance fully in accordance with FDA regulations and EU directive 10/2011.

Clariant Launches Amide/Amine-Free Anti-Static Concentrate for Clean-room and API Films

ClariantMuttenz, September 26, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces a new amide/amine-free anti-static masterbatch concentrate for polyethylene films used in pharmaceutical production. The new anti-stat, known under grade name MEVOPUR PEAM 176045, will be introduced at CPhI Worldwide, being held 24 - 26 October 2017 at Messe Frankfurt. Clariant is exhibiting on Stand 42L20.

Clariant to increase prices for products containing titanium dioxide and/or carbon black pigments

ClariantMuttenz, September 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in masterbatches and specialty compounds, has today announced a price increase globally for all products containing titanium dioxide and/or carbon black pigments by between 5%-10% (depending on the grade, concentration and quality of the titanium dioxide and/or carbon black).

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.

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions

Clariant supports China's E&E market with high-performance and reliable compound solutions. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, May 16, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, is investing in further enhancements to its local capabilities in manufacturing EP and HTR in China to satisfy a growing demand in the electronics and electrical markets. In addition to expanding its existing Shanghai facility, vast manufacturing knowledge and experience will be leveraged from Clariant's global sites in the U.S., Singapore and Germany to ensure the output of Chinese locations is consistent with high global standards for product safety and performance.

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