INEOS styrolution participates at ocean plastics lab in Berlin

INEOS styrolution participates at ocean plastics lab in Berlin INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today that it will participate at the Ocean Plastics Lab[1] in Berlin. The company will report on its efforts to analyse recycling technologies, establish a commercial and ecological evaluation of the recycling process and ultimately drive towards a circular economy for the materials it brings to the market to allow the realisation of leading solutions in industries such as automotive, healthcare, construction and many more.

Clariant to increase prices of all Sorbacid® product grades 

ClariantClariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that their Business Unit Functional Minerals, will increase prices of all Sorbacid product grades by 7%. The price increase will be effective November 1, 2018, or as contracts and prior agreements otherwise allow.

Clariant to increase prices of all Bentonite-based product grades in EMEA 

ClariantClariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that their Business Unit Functional Minerals, will increase prices of all Bentonite-based product grades in the EMEA region (Europe, Africa and the Middle-East) by 9%. The price increase will be effective November 1, 2018, or as contracts and prior agreements otherwise allow.

Speakers and Program Confirmed for SGP Community Day 2018 Conference in Cincinnati Ohio

Speakers and Program Confirmed for SGP Community Day 2018 Conference in Cincinnati Ohio.The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, has announced its full program of events and speakers for SGP Community Day 2018, taking place in Cincinnati on November 14th.

LED SpA specifies THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE for lightweight, ergonomic and reusable SURGEON Pencil S

The SURGEON Pencil S from LED SpA for high-frequency electrosurgery takes advantage of the superior property profile and medical conformance provided by KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® M thermoplastic elastomer compounds. 
(Photo: © 2018 LED SpA)Specializing in the design and production of premium medical electronic equipment, LED SpA has added an innovative handpiece for use in high-frequency surgery to its portfolio. The SURGEON Pencil S provides a number of outstanding features that benefit from the medical conformity, design freedom and aesthetics of KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® M thermoplastic elastomer compounds.

Omron to offer “proof of concept” to customers with eight Innovation Labs across Europe

The Innovation Labs demonstrates a range of innovative technologies including fixed and mobile robotics systems. (Photo: Omron, PR066)Omron – one of the world´s leading suppliers of industrial automation – is proud to open the doors of eight new Innovation Labs in Europe. These labs enable manufacturers to experience the benefits of having a connected, automated and intelligent factory, optimized with the latest automation and robotics technologies, in addition to proof of concept testing for new environments.

ELIX Polymers launches product line for consumer sectors with special requirements on safety of use

ELIX Polymers launches product line for consumer sectors with special requirements on safety of use. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR021)ELIX Polymers is launching a new line of ABS products under the brand name Chemical Compliance (CC) for applications that include toys, cosmetic containers, and products that come into contact with food. The aim of the new range is to satisfy the requirements of consumers increasingly concerned about the safety aspects of materials that day-to-day products are made from. Reinforced standards applied during production of CC grades will enable ELIX to offer additional guarantees on regulatory compliance during the lifetime of finished products.

INEOS selects Clariant’s CATOFIN® catalysts for Europe’s largest propane dehydrogenation plant 

Clariant’s CATOFIN catalyst. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that it was awarded a long-term supply contract by INEOS to supply CATOFIN catalysts and Heat Generating Material (HGM) for a major propane dehydrogenation plant to be constructed in Europe. Scheduled for completion in 2023, the facility is designed to produce 750,000 metric tons of propylene annually, which will make it the largest propane dehydrogenation plant in Europe.

MERA’s baked dog food finds a home in Mondi’s new, paper-based FlexziBox

MERA’s baked dog food finds a home in Mondi’s new, paper-based FlexziBox.
(Photo: Mondi, PR096)Mondi recently spun off a new, paper-based line of dog food packaging based on its FlexziBox concept, which until now had been entirely plastics-based.

Clariant’s shareholders approve all agenda items at Extraordinary General Meeting 

Hariolf Kottmann was newly elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors during an Extraordinary General Meeting of Clariant Ltd. 
(Photo: Clariant)At today’s Extraordinary General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant Ltd, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and proposals put forward by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 264 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 232 674 947 shares or 70.10 % of the share capital of Clariant.

TE Connectivity to showcase advances in end-to-end data connectivity and power distribution at the IZB Auto Show 2018

TE Connectivity to showcase advances in end-to-end data connectivity and power distribution at the IZB Auto Show 2018. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR004)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, will showcase its role as a major player supporting the future of mobility at the upcoming International Suppliers Fair, the IZB Auto Show, in Wolfsburg, Germany, Oct. 16 – 18, 2018.

New paths to growth - Avery Dennison® highlights ‘extreme labelling’ opportunities

New paths to growth - Avery Dennison® highlights ‘extreme labelling’ opportunities.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR407)Business development opportunities created by labelling under the most extreme conditions are at the heart of the latest campaign from Avery Dennison. It emphasises the critical importance of the right materials and the right technical support across applications as diverse as automotive, industrial and pharmaceutical.

KRAIBURG TPE compounds with excellent adhesion to PA

New KRAIBURG TPE compounds with excellent adhesion to polyamides. 
(Photo: © 2018 KRAIBURG TPE)At Fakuma 2018, KRAIBURG TPE will introduce the FC/AD/PA THERMOLAST® K series – a product providing a wide range of design options and cost-effective processing that are intended to meet sophisticated TPE/PA applications in the consumer industry.

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