Polymers


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.

Top moulder Maier uses new ABS/PC from ELIX Polymers for exterior pillar cover

Top moulder Maier uses new ABS/PC from ELIX Polymers for exterior pillar cover. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR025)Tarragona, June 21, 2017 – A leading supplier of interior and exterior automotive parts has selected a new ABS/polycarbonate blend from ELIX Polymers for the production of exterior pillar covers to be used in an upcoming premium class car from a well-known German manufacturer. Maier S. Coop., in Vizcaya, Spain, is using ELIX Ultra HH4115HI in a two-component part that combines the ABS/PC with a polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).

Archroma launches Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder for pioneering 1K semi-flexible waterproofing mortars

Archroma launches Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder for pioneering 1K semi-flexible waterproofing mortars. (Photo: pexels.com) Reinach, Switzerland, 18 May 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, announces the launch of Mowilith® POWDER 2702 re-dispersible polymer powder (RDP), a ground-breaking innovation to support the introduction of highly-practical and sustainable 1K (one-component) premium-performance waterproofing mortars for building and construction applications.

Milliken Acquires Keystone Aniline Corporation to Better Serve Global Colorant Customers

PHOTOS: Keystone brings exceptional colorant formulation skills and application development technology to the acquisition.Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company, a leading supplier of polymer-bound colorants and additives, today announced that it has acquired Keystone Aniline Corporation, a global leader in dyes, pigments, pigment dispersions and polymers, headquartered in Chicago, Ill. This move joins two successful organizations with complementary expertise and capabilities to offer customers a broader array of advanced colorant solutions, technologies and services. Further, the acquisition enables customers to streamline their supply chains by allowing them to obtain a wider range of products from a single source. Customers will see enhanced reliability of supply through Milliken’s acquirement of Keystone’s multiple facilities around the world.

Total Develops a New Grade of HDPE for Thermoforming Applications

Total Develops a new grade of HDPE for thermoforming applications. (Photo: Total, PR026)Houston, March 2, 2017 - Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA, Inc. has generated excitement in the sheet extrusion thermoforming (SET) market with the introduction of high density polyethylene grade 9825E. This grade is well suited for shallow draw thermoformed packaging applications in the foodservice and food packaging industries that require high rigidity and toughness.

ELIX Polymers extends its portfolio of ABS grades for 3D printing

ELIX Polymers extends its portfolio of ABS grades for 3D printing. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR022)Tarragona, February 28, 2017 – ELIX Polymers is developing additional specialty grades of ABS optimized for 3D printing, in the wake of high interest shown in its initial offering at K 2016 in Düsseldorf last October.

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