Milliken & Company Finalizes Acquisition of Borchers

Milliken ChemicalMilliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The transaction officially closed on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable helps consumer goods brands advance their circular economy goals

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable helps consumer goods brands advance their circular economy goals. 
(Photos: Mondi, PR143)Mondi, global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, had its award-winning BarrierPack Recyclable all-polyethylene film certified for recyclability. This lightweight mono-material offers a more sustainable packaging solution for diverse applications ranging from stand-up pouches for dishwasher tablets to resealable pouches for organic dog food.

Guardian Glass float, coated and laminated glass products attain Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification in Europe

Guardian Glass float, coated and laminated glass products attain Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification in Europe. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR174) Guardian Glass Europe is pleased to announce that it has attained Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification for three of its product families – float, coated and laminated glass – manufactured at eight of its European plants.

TE Connectivity further extends M12 range with right-angle connectors for PCBs and panels

TE Connectivity further extends M12 range with right-angle connectors for PCBs and panels. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR312)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is once again expanding its M12 portfolio, with A-, B- and D-coded versions of the right-angle connector. The new products come just a few months after TE introduced connectors with eight and 12 pin positions for direct mounting onto PCBs and panels.

New technology for a new laboratory: Clariant Refinery Services opens state-of-the-art crude and fuel oil lab in the UK

New technology for a new laboratory: Clariant Refinery Services opens state-of-the-art crude and fuel oil lab in the UK. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant Refinery Services, a global leader in developing additives for better fuel transportation, has opened a new state-of-the-art crude and fuel oil laboratory that will focus on applications for transport and storage. Based in Bradford, United Kingdom, this global center of excellence will support a highly experienced technical services team equipped to address multiple challenges experienced by refineries, storage terminals, pipeline providers, and logistic companies all around the world.

Avery Dennison and Mactac to show ‘Where Colours Come Alive’ – from cars to interior design – at FESPA 2020

Avery Dennison and Mactac to show ‘Where Colours Come Alive’ – from cars to interior design – at FESPA 2020. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR440)Avery Dennison and Mactac brands will be making the most of FESPA in 2020, bringing colours alive and showcasing more than 10 new innovations across automotive, architectural, interior decoration and retail applications.

SABIC reveals plans for TRUCIRCLE solutions to close the plastics loop in 2020

SABIC Chairman, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Jarbou, and Vice Chairman & CEO Yousef Al-Benyan, with representatives from Tupperware Brands, Vinventions, Coveris, Plastic Energy, Haldor Topsøe and Renewi at last night’s event to reveal plans for TRUCIRCLE™ solutions to close the plastics loop in 2020.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has revealed its intentions for TRUCIRCLE solutions to drive to close the loop on plastics waste in 2020, together with global collaborators.

Clariant partners with elastomer compounder to gain a colorful advantage in ski boot market

Clariant partners with elastomer compounder to gain a colorful advantage in ski boot market. 
(Photo: Clariant)Thanks to an in-depth research and color-finding project recently completed in partnership with Clariant ColorWorks, Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri (FFE), a supplier of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds now has an invaluable competitive edge in one of its primary markets – ski boots.

KRAIBURG TPE is focusing on e-mobility market with a comprehensive TPE portfolio

KRAIBURG TPE is focusing on the new mobility market – including e-mobility – with a broad range of thermoplastic elastomers. 
(Image: © 2020 KRAIBURG TPE)
With its broad range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and specific focus on the trends and challenges of electromobility, KRAIBURG TPE is in a good position to support OEMs and system suppliers in advancing decisive innovations in this fast-growing market segment.

ELIX Polymers provides leading quality assurance and technical value services for pre-coloured ABS used in healthcare applications

ELIX Polymers provides leading quality assurance and technical value services for pre-coloured ABS used in healthcare applications. 
(Foto: ELIX Polymers, PR056)ELIX Polymers, a leading specialist in high-performance ABS materials, will demonstrate its commitment in the healthcare sector at Pharmapack 2020, the European pharma packaging industry exhibition taking place on February 5 and 6 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. The company, which is enhancing the visibility of its quality assurance and key technical services associated with medical-grade pre-coloured ABS compounds, has its own stand, K60, in Hall 7.2. It will show its product portfolio, demonstrate new innovations, and discuss its service offering.

DOMO Chemicals appoints Yves Bonte as CEO and Chairman of the Board

DOMO Chemicals appoints Yves Bonte as CEO and Chairman of the Board.DOMO Chemicals, a global leading player in engineering nylon materials towards sustainable solutions, today announced its transition plan for the function of Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors of DOMO has appointed Yves Bonte to succeed current CEO Alex Segers during February, 2020. Mr. Segers has held the CEO position at DOMO since the Company started its chemical activities in 1994 and will continue to play an important role in the transformation of Solvay’s European Performance Polyamide and Domo into one company. Closing of the acquisition of Solvay’s European performance Polyamide Business by DOMO is expected to take place on January 31st.

SABIC names DKSH as a distribution partner in Asia

SABIC names DKSH as a distribution partner in Asia.As part of its strategy to foster the additional growth of its Specialties business, and to provide outstanding service to its customers in Asia Pacific, SABIC has named DKSH as a key distribution partner, serving SABIC customers for specialty engineering thermoplastics in Greater China, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.

Clariant’s Envisioning Beauty kicks off the new ‘20s in fitting style at in-cosmetics global 2020

Clariant’s Envisioning Beauty kicks off the new ‘20s in fitting style at in-cosmetics global 2020. 
(Photo: Clariant)Welcome to the Twenties! In keeping with the start of the new decade, Clariant Personal Care announces that at least 20 new premium formulations and products will come from its Envisioning Beauty brand during 2020. And many will debut this spring at in-cosmetics global (booth V50).

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