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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.

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.

THERMOLAST® K helps protect horses’ mouths

By choosing THERMOLAST® K from KRAIBURG TPE for the soft outer material, beris has manufactured an innovative bit with extremely good durability and FDA compliance that is accepted by horses and facilitates subtle communication between rider and horse. 
(Photo: © beris)Close cooperation between the bit manufacturer beris, manufacturer GPE Plast Engineering and KRAIBURG TPE has resulted in an innovative bit for equestrian sport that uses THERMOLAST® K instead of conventional materials to accommodate the special needs of riders and their horses.

Glass breakage from burglaries during Christmas: the three keys to choosing the best home insurance

Glass breakage from burglaries during Christmas: 
the three keys to choosing the best home insurance.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR027) Bertrange, Luxembourg, December 17, 2016 – At Christmas, along with other holiday periods during the year, there is usually an increase in the number of burglaries in homes. Although according to Interior Ministry’s Crime Index, in the second quarter of 2015 there was a decrease of 12% from 61,806 cases of burglary nationwide in the same period last year to 54,418, it’s best not to drop one’s guard during the holiday season.

Trio Apartamenty in Warsaw - a shining example of Guardian glass in modern Polish architecture

Trio Apartamenty in Warsaw - a shining example of Guardian glass in modern Polish architecture.
(Photos Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR018)Bertrange, Luxembourg, December 17, 2015 – The modern apartment buildings that long have dotted the skylines of major European and American cities are now gaining popularity in Poland, as well. The designs of the structures arising in Poland are in many cases more interesting, beautiful and inventive than their Western counterparts. The Trio Apartamenty building in Warsaw is just such an example, and it uses Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral® 70/41 glass.

The lightweight building envelope in the 21st century: a conference on the latest trends in the world of architecture

GuardianBertrange, Luxembourg, December 9, 2015 – “The lightweight building envelope in the 21st Century: Risks and Opportunities” is the title of the conference that will offered by Ignacio Fernandez Solla, Associate Director - Leader of the Team in Arup Facade Spain, on December 2nd at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona. Fernandez Solla will provide a comprehensive overview of the new requirements of the types of lightweight building envelopes that are marking new trends in today's architectural design. During the conference he will discuss:

  • Tectonic issues in design for resilience and reliability.
  • Energy: building envelopes as a barrier and as a filter.
  • Dynamism: passive, active and receptive facades.
  • Durability: how to optimise investments.
The conference is organised by Guardian Industries, a supplier of high quality commercial, residential and interior glass; insulation specialists Rockwool; Technal, manufacturer of windows, doors and facades; and Griesser manufacturer of blinds and shutters.

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