Vloerenfabrikant BerryAlloc doorkruist Europa met showroom op wielen

Vloerenfabrikant BerryAlloc doorkruist Europa met showroom op wielen. (Foto: © BerryAlloc)Van september tot december 2021 reist BerryAlloc door Europa met haar BerryAlloc Experience Tour. De vloerenfabrikant stak een grote truck volledig in BerryAlloc-stijl, vanbinnen en vanbuiten. Een rijdende showroom dus, waar het volledige productaanbod te ontdekken valt op een leuke, creatieve manier - onder meer met interactieve tests voor de vloerkwaliteit. Ook de laatste innovaties zijn er te zien zoals 100% waterbestendig laminaat, de sterkste high pressure floors, het snelle en simpele DreamClick®-installatiesysteem en de nieuwste parketcollectie met innovatief en solventvrij Ultimtec®-vernis.

All four Shutterfly manufacturing facilities become SGP certified

SGPThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today certification of all four Shutterfly manufacturing facilities. Shutterfly in Ft. Mill, SC was the first to obtain certification in late 2020. Since then, the remaining locations in Plano, TX, Shakopee, MN, and Tempe, AZ achieved certified SGP Facility status.

Clariant Catalysts & Lummus Technology expand CATOFIN® footprint with India’s first PDH plant

Clariant’s high-performance CATOFIN catalysts for selective dehydrogenation. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant Catalysts and its process partner, Lummus Technology, continue to expand their presence in the PDH market with a major contract award in India. GAIL (India) Ltd. has chosen Lummus Technology’s CATOFIN process and Clariant’s tailor-made catalysts for India’s first PDH plant. Its upcoming 500 kiloton per annum propane dehydrogenation facility in Usar, Maharashtra, will be integrated with a downstream polypropylene (PP) unit. The US$1.2 billion PDH-PP project is expected to start operations by 2024.

Airnov Showcases New Brand and New Products for the First Time at US Tradeshows

Airnov’s active packaging range expanded with new flavors of Aroma-Can® drop-in canisters. 
(Photo: Airnov)Airnov Healthcare Packaging marks its new branding debut at US tradeshows with this year’s SupplySide West in Las Vegas, NV.

Les Crudettes salads stay fresh in Mondi’s recyclable functional barrier paper

Les Crudettes salads stay fresh in Mondi’s recyclable functional barrier paper. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR196)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has introduced its first recyclable functional barrier paper bag for salads in the Group LSDH’s Les Crudettes range. The sustainable packaging is a fully integrated solution – Mondi operates across the value chain from sustainably managed forests, to producing pulp and kraft paper, applying the coating and printing the final material.

Covestro expands portfolio of resins made with plants to turbocharge sustainability in decorative coatings

Covestro expands portfolio of resins made with plants to turbocharge sustainability in decorative coatings. 
(Photo: Covestro AG: COVPR002)Covestro, a world leader in coating resin solutions for the decorative industry, today announces the launch of an additional approach as part of its strategy to enable more sustainable, safer solutions for the decorative paints and coatings market. As part of this new approach, which leverages Covestro’s leading position in bio-based resin innovation, the organization will grow its Decovery® family of resins and added-value services to meet the demands of its customers and markets.

Smooth Touch TPE for packaging and design

With Smooth Touch TPEs, KRAIBURG TPE introduces a new compound series that is setting new standards in terms of touch quality. 
(Image: © 2021 KRAIBURG TPE)Reduced, smart, and high-quality – the packaging and design market is changing. Materials solutions that accompany manufacturers on this journey are in demand. KRAIBURG TPE meets this demand with a new materials series: The TPEs were developed in relation to the market demands for valuable solutions. The result is a product series designed especially for applications that want to put emphasis on outstanding touch quality – combined with an attractive price.

Milliken & Company Acquires Encapsys, LLC

Milliken ChemicalMilliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Encapsys, LLC (“Encapsys”), a world leader in microencapsulation, from the Cypress Performance Group LLC (“Cypress”). The transaction officially closed October 18, 2021.

INEOS Styrolution named finalist in Chemical Week Sustainability Awards 2021

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, today announced that it has been chosen by Chemical Week as a finalist in the magazine’s sustainability awards 2021 in the category “best sustainable feedstock initiative”.

Wilo chooses DOMO’s TECHNYL® advanced solutions for its pumps to ensure delivery of high-quality water

Wilo-Para-MSL pump. (Image courtesy: Wilo)Ensuring high quality and sustainable supplies of water for consumers is a major challenge for city authorities. As cities grow, the challenge will only increase. DOMO Chemicals, a major supplier of polyamide materials, is preparing to meet that challenge.

Clariant and China’s National Congress on Catalysis solidify partnership to further support catalytic research towards a green, low-carbon future

From left to right: Prof. Can Li (Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences), Prof. Youchang Xie (winner of the National Catalysis Achievement Award of China), Prof. Mingyuan He (Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences), Shizhong Zhao (Head of Catalysts R&D China, Clariant). 
(Photo: Clariant)As this year’s 20th National Congress on Catalysis of China (NCC) gets underway in Wuhan, Clariant has presented the 8th National Catalysis Achievement Award for outstanding R&D achievement in the field to Youchang Xie, Professor of Physical Chemistry at Beijing’s Peking University.

Clariant boosts technology and sustainability capabilities in state-of-the-art oilfield services center in South Texas

Clariant boosts technology and sustainability capabilities in state-of-the-art oilfield services center in South Texas. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant’s Oil and Mining Services business has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art Eagle Ford Technology, Sales & Operations Center near San Antonio, TX. The facility is uniquely positioned to improve response time and cater to local customer needs, ensuring a long-term commitment to a strategic and growth orientated oilfield services market in North America.

SABIC presents new SABIC PURECARES & TRUCIRCLE portfolios for nonwovens at INDEX Expo

In an innovative circular economy pilot project, Fraunhofer, SABIC and Procter & Gamble have demonstrated the feasibility of closing the loop on facemasks to help reduce plastic waste and mitigate fossil resources depletion. 
(© SABIC / Fraunhofer)SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced that the newly formed Hygiene & Healthcare segment of its Petrochemicals business will showcase its extensive portfolio of SABIC PURECARES™ polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) polymers for high-purity nonwovens and hygiene films at the upcoming INDEX™ Expo in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 19 through 22, 2021. The company’s exhibit at Booth #2441 will also feature enabling solutions developed with partners to address the issue of plastic waste and support the transformation of the industry towards a circular economy with closed-loop initiatives and certified circular polymers under its TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio and services.