Kaneka presents broad range of material solutions at K 2019

KanekaKaneka, a leading technology-driven company, will use K 2019 (Düsseldorf, October 16-23) to highlight its wide portfolio of material solutions for the functional and foamed plastics industry.

HUUB’s Moov&Cool makes the first move in Kona

HUUB’s Moov&Cool makes the first move in Kona.HUUB have collaborated with textile innovator Devan Chemicals to bring even more performance-enhancing technology to their triathlon and cycling racewear. The two companies have been working on a long-term project around 'Moov&Cool' which has resulted in improvements to athlete performance. The cool comfort coating has a positive impact on core body temperature as well as on heart rate, which could lead to a significant improvement in race-day performance and faster finish times.

Ascend to debut new fastener, films and E&E grades at K 2019

Vydyne ThermaPlus brings PA66 cable ties into higher temperature areas, including under the hood.
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR037)Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, is showcasing new grades of its Vydyne® PA66 for cable ties and fasteners, films, and electronic and electrical applications at K 2019.

Clariant Masterbatches and BMW to present automotive weight-saving success story at K 2019

BMW 3 Series containing HYDROCEROL in its dashboard. 
(Photo: BMW group)Clariant will focus attention on improving automotive sustainability when it hosts a presentation by Joachim Melzig, Dipl. Ing. Kunststofftechnik, BMW Group, during K 2019, the international plastics trade fair being held October 16 – 23 at Messe Dusseldorf in Germany. Entitled “Injection molding of structural foam. A Clariant and BMW success story” the presentation takes place on the Clariant stand (Hall 8a / J11) on Friday, 18 October, at 2:30 pm.

Technical University of Munich, Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde to establish additive manufacturing cluster in Bavaria

Signing Letter of Intent in Dec. 2018. 
(Photo Oerlikon) From left to right: Dr. Sven Hicken (Business Unit Head, Oerlikon AM), Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann (President, TUM), Jason Oliver (President and CEO, GE Additive), Dr. Wolfgang Dierker (CEO, GE Germany), Dr. Christoph Laumen (Executive Director R&D, Linde AG), Prof. Dr. Michael Suess (Chairman of the Board of Directors, Oerlikon Group), Dr. Christian Haecker (Head of Industrialization, Oerlikon AM), Dr. Andreas Lessmann (Managing Director, GE Additive Germany GmbH, Senior Leader, Legal Operations), Dr. Christian Bruch (Executive Vice President & CEO, Linde Engineering), Andreas Rohregger (Head of Global Properties, GE Additive), Dr. Alice Beck (Deputy Director, TUM ForTe).>The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde are collaborating to create an additive manufacturing cluster. This cluster is a grouping of companies and organizations that will conduct research on and develop additive manufacturing technology from a single hub location.

3rd Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing

OerlikonThis year, the 3rd Munich Technology Conference (MTC3) at Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany will take place on October 8-10, 2019. Organized by Oerlikon, together with its partners GE Additive, Siemens, Linde, McKinsey, TÜV SÜD and TUM, the conference titled “Additive Manufacturing: Accelerating the Industrialization – A Reality Check” will feature top speakers from the industry, academia and political sectors.

INEOS Styrolution and Bage Plastics collaborate to scale up production of the newly developed recycling ABS grade – Terluran® eco gp-22 

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, today announces its collaboration with Austrian recycler bage plastics to produce high-quality ABS grades with up to 70% recycled content at commercial scale with immediate effect. INEOS Styrolution will integrate bage plastics’ post-consumer recycled electrical and electronic waste into state-of-the-art recycling ABS formulations.

INEOS Styrolution introduces first standard ABS grades with post-consumer recycled material

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, today introduces its first ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) grades with mechanically recycled content, making them the first products of the newly launched ECO family. The new Terluran® ECO GP-22 grade is the first contribution from INEOS Styrolution to meet INEOS’ pledge to incorporate at least 325kt/year of recycled materials into its products.

INEOS Styrolution launches new ECO family of sustainable products

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today the launch of its new ECO family of styrenics solutions that will support the creation of a circular economy for styrenics.

Clariant Catalysts and Wuxi Xiyuan join forces in off-gas treatment for silver-based formaldehyde plants

Clariant’s EnviCat VOC catalyst removes harmful VOCs and carbon monoxide from the off-gases of a formaldehyde plant in Xinjiang. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant’s Catalysts business unit has intensified its collaboration with Wuxi Xiyuan to support China’s formaldehyde producers with innovative, sustainable off-gas treatment. The advanced emission control solution combines a new technology from Wuxi Xiyuan with Clariant’s high-performance EnviCat VOC catalysts, and is specially designed for producers using silver-based processes.

Slow speed ahead at K 2019: Rapid OneCUT PRO brings quality, energy and operational benefits to slow speed granulation

Slow speed granulation with Rapid’s Open Hearted – disassemble in less than 30 seconds. (Photo: Rapid Granulator, PR048)
At K 2019 (Oct 16-23, Düsseldorf, Germany), Rapid Granulator will unveil the biggest innovation in slow speed granulation in years in Hall 9, Booth: E19. Rapid OneCUT PRO means less dust, less noise, less energy consumption and significant operational benefits.

Shawmut Communications Group Achieves SGP Certification

SGPThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced today that Shawmut Communications Group of Danvers, MA has achieved SGP certification.

Kind to Nature Tough on Ice: Perstorp’s new renewable deicer Pergrip Run Pro offers superior technical and environmental performance

Perstorp’s new renewable deicer Pergrip™ Run Pro offers superior technical and environmental performance.
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As this year’s northern winter approaches, Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has launched its new sustainable deicer, Pergrip Run Pro, uniquely made using ISCC certified renewable raw materials.