BerryAlloc is reinventing parquet with new Ultimtec® technology

Beaulieu International GroupBerryAlloc is launching a completely new oak parquet collection. It is an eloquent illustration of the two principles that define its brand: very high quality coupled with state- of-the-art technology. This vision is acclaimed every day by clients, interior designers and fitters.

Creating connections: KRAIBURG TPE extends its portfolio to include electrically conductive TPEs

Electrically conductive TPEs open up new opportunities with regard to touch qualities, functionality and design for innovative applications such as sensors, electrostatically dissipative components or smart textiles for sportswear and safety clothes. (Image: © 2020 KRAIBURG)KRAIBURG TPE is now supplying electrically conductive TPEs with adhesion to polyolefins or polyamides. These sophisticated products complement the THERMOLAST® K portfolio, and with the company’s usual high, consistent quality they represent a convincing innovation. In addition, new and existing customers will benefit from the usual advice and service – everything from a single source.

INEOS Styrolution receives funding from Flemish Agency of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to research plastics recycling

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today it will be contributing to the research project “Remove2Reclaim – Recycling of plastics and titanium dioxide via advanced dissolution and separation techniques for plastic additive removal”. Working together with leading European research institutes in the project will allow the company to build up expertise related to recycling via dissolution.

FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

Rodolfo Di Nardo, Managing Director FERRO-PLAST S.r.l.
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR033) SANITIZED customers in the polymer industry in Italy will profit from FERRO-PLAST’s expertise and established sales network. The Sanitized® antimicrobial additives for hygiene function and material protection for polymers will be marketed in Italy by our new sales partner.

Innovative new technology from Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation helps reduce emission footprints

Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics CorporationMitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (MEP), the global leader in high performance polyacetal materials, meets the rapidly-changing stringent regulatory and functional requirements of the automotive, electronics and general industries markets for low formaldehyde emissions with a new polyacetal (POM) product family. MEP announces the innovative low-odor and low-residue Iupital 05 Polyacetal Series.

Millad® NX® 8000 ECO for PP certified by RecyClass for plastic packaging recycling in Europe

Millad® NX® 8000 for PP certified by RecyClass for plastic packaging recycling in Europe.
(Photos © 2020 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR233)
Millad® NX® 8000 technology is fully compatible with polypropylene (PP) recycling processes in Europe and poses no recyclability issues, according to RecyClass, a cross-industry initiative that works to advance plastic packaging recyclability on the continent.

SABIC, the Estée Lauder Companies and Origins announce collaboration to unveil the first premium brand packaging tube made with certified circular polyolefins

SABIC, the Estée Lauder Companies and Origins announce collaboration to unveil the first premium brand packaging tube made with certified circular polyolefins.SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, today announced its collaboration with The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), a global leader in prestige beauty, global skincare brand Origins Natural Resources Inc. and beauty packaging manufacturer Albéa for the upcoming 2021 market debut of an advanced beauty tube pack for Origins. Origins will be the first prestige beauty brand to use certified circular polyolefins from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE portfolio to launch a tube pack format of its global best-selling Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask.

SABIC’s Specialties business on track to establish stand-alone operations

SABICSABIC today confirms that the establishment of its Specialties strategic business unit (SBU), as a separate, stand-alone business, which will remain owned by SABIC, is on track. While SABIC continues to monitor the business impacts of COVID-19, at this time, it anticipates that the timing of the “go-live” for the stand-alone operations of the group of companies embedding its Specialties strategic business unit (SBU) will be November 1, 2020.

SGP Partnership webinar “Making a Difference with Sustainable Plastics” scheduled on October 29, 2020

Theresa Vanna.The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) announced today “Making a Difference with Sustainable Plastics” webinar presented by Theresa Vanna of Primex Plastics Corporation. SGP is the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers.

Belden joins ITxPT Association

Belden joins ITxPT association.
(Photo: Belden, PR499) Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has become a member of the Information Technology for Public Transport Association (ITxPT).

Guardian Glass and Eastman Partner on the Ultimate Color Neutral Laminated Glass

Saflex® Crystal Clear and Guardian UltraClear® LamiGlass™ Neutral - The perfect combination of aesthetic and safety. 
(Photos Eastman, GRDPR188) Continuing demand for superior low-iron glass products in both the premium commercial and residential markets is being met with an innovative collaboration between Eastman and Guardian Glass. Eastman and Guardian are jointly announcing Eastman’s new Saflex® Crystal Clear PVB interlayer, which is designed to produce one of the most color neutral, brilliant laminated low-iron glass products available today: Guardian UltraClear® LamiGlass Neutral.

Lecta to purchase Avery Dennison offset sheets business in Europe - Middle East - North Africa

Avery DennisonAvery Dennison Corporation, the U.S.-based leading producer of self-adhesive label and graphic materials, today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Offset Sheets business in the Europe - Middle East - North Africa (EMENA) region to Torraspapel. Torraspapel is part of Lecta, a European manufacturer of coated woodfree and specialty paper products headquartered in London. The transaction is subject to competition approval from the German Federal Cartel Office

Anker, Devan & Shark Solutions develop world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet with recycled PVB based binder

© courtesy of Anker Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. Inspired by the knowledge and the needs of the aviation market, Anker motivated to achieve this new goal together. The PVB binder reuses laminated glass, from windshields and architectural/building glass, that otherwise would go to landfill.