Agilyx Joins AmSty, INEOS Styrolution and Trinseo as Technology Partner to Accelerate Realization of Circular Polystyrene

INEOS StyrolutionFour of the leading players in polystyrene production and recycling have initiated a Non-Disclosure Agreement to explore and optimize advanced recycling technologies for polystyrene, such as depolymerization. The agreement will accelerate steps by the industry to reduce plastic waste by creating a more circular economy for polystyrene.

Swiss approve Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Technology System to treat platelets

Swiss approve Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Technology System to treat platelets. 
(Photo: Terumo BCT, PR010) A system designed to add a layer of safety to the blood supply was recently approved in Switzerland to treat platelets in platelet additive solution (PAS) and platelets in plasma.

SABIC deepens collaboration with Brückner to encourage circular material use in film manufacturing

SABIC deepens collaboration with Brückner to encourage circular material use in film manufacturing.SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, is pleased to announce its recent collaboration with a leader in film manufacturing technologies, Brückner Maschinenbau. This industry-leading innovation combines SABIC’s certified circular BOPP and BOPE materials with Brückner’s world leading manufacturing technology for flexible packaging. The collaboration aims to encourage flexible packaging manufacturers to use SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ solutions for certified circular polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) to create more sustainable products.

BENEO begins processing the first organic chicory harvest at Oreye

BENEO begins processing the first organic chicory harvest at Oreye. (Photo: BENEO, PR004)BENEO has a long tradition of partnering with local farmers on the supply of chicory. Now the company’s plant in Oreye, Belgium is the first large-scale facility ever to process prebiotic fibre from organic chicory root.

Henkel sponsors 27th Vehicle Displays Detroit Virtual 2020 and introduces innovative automotive display solutions

Henkel sponsors 27th Vehicle Displays Detroit Virtual 2020 and introduces innovative automotive display solutions. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR086)Henkel, a market leader of high-impact solutions in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, is a proud sponsor of the 27th annual Vehicle Displays & Interfaces Symposium, which will be held virtually Oct. 14-15. Vehicle Displays Detroit is a staple gathering for vehicle display engineers, designers, OEMs, ODMs and suppliers.

INEOS Styrolution’s composite StyLight® selected by CASCO

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today the selection of its StyLight® composite by CASCO for the production of safety helmets for bicyclists and skiers.

SABIC launches innovative TF-BOPE film for frozen food packaging

SABIC launches innovative TF-BOPE film for frozen food packaging.SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, has launched a sustainable packaging solution for frozen food which combines a new polyethylene (PE) grade with innovative film production technology. Compared to conventional blow PE film solutions, it offers significantly higher throughput and also has potential for down-gauging, making it attractive from both a commercial and sustainability standpoint.

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)Following the launch of SONGFLAME® at K-2019, SONGWON has further developed its proprietary halogen-free technology and is adding a new product to its portfolio of flame-retardant synergists.

INEOS Styrolution and AmSty Announce Joint Facility for Advanced Recycling of Polystyrene in Channahon, Illinois, using Agilyx Technology

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution and AmSty, two of the largest global producers of polystyrene, announce plans to construct a joint 100 ton per day facility in Channahon, Illinois, that will utilize the Agilyx advanced recycling technology to recycle post-use polystyrene products back into virgin-equivalent styrene monomer.[1]

Guardian Glass launches new float line at Czestochowa, Poland plant

Guardian Glass completed its first ribbon pull at its second float glass facility in Częstochowa, Poland. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR187) Guardian Glass completed its first ribbon pull at its second float glass facility in Częstochowa, Poland to help meet the growing demand for high performance coated and fabricated glass products in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe.

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

Page 1 of Archroma’s ‘<a href="https://mailchi.mp/archroma/trendingnowneutrals">Top 10 Neutral Colors Trending Now</u>’ showing a strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its quarterly trends in the orders of its color standards and recipes seems to indicate a growing fondness among consumers for earth tones.

THERMEC S: DOMO Chemicals launches sintered carbon replacement for submersible pumps

THERMEC™ S: DOMO Chemicals launches sintered carbon replacement for submersible pumps. 
(Photo: istock.com/artas)DOMO Chemicals has expanded its THERMEC range of enhanced polymers, with the introduction of a new solution for the replacement of sintered carbon in submersible pump thrust bearings applications. THERMEC S is a glass and mineral filled, lubricated polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) based material that offers outstanding abrasion and wear resistance properties to improve tool life. The product is not only cost-effective, but also offers excellent performance benefits, when compared to sintered carbon. Due to its excellent processability, THERMEC S is suitable for both injection moulding and extrusion applications.

Clariant to build new high-tech production site for CATOFIN catalysts in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China

Clariant high-tech CATOFIN™ production site in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art catalyst production site in China. This project represents a significant investment which further strengthens Clariant’s position in China and enhances its ability to support its customers in the country’s thriving petrochemicals industry.

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