Spot on! Clariant delivers one-of-a-kind humidity security for level 2+ SMDs to IPC APEX EXPO 2020 visitors

Spot on! Clariant delivers one-of-a-kind humidity security for level 2+ SMDs to IPC APEX EXPO 2020 visitors.
(Photo: Clariant)At North America’s leading electronics event, IPC APEX EXPO 2020, Clariant will showcase the ultimate moisture-control combination for dry-packing surface mount devices according to J-STD-033D preferences (Booth #1040). One that fits the increasing demands from electronics end producers for more sustainable materials, and low-halogen and cobalt-dichloride-free solutions across the production chain.

Bio-based and climate friendly: Clariant’s new addition to the TexCare® detergent polymer line

Clariant’s TexCare SRN 260 Life is bio based with superior fiber protection. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, one of the leading suppliers of sustainable ingredients and solutions for the Industrial and Home Care Cleaning segment, has combined best in class fiber protection against dirt, with outstanding sustainability benefits, in its new soil release polymer for laundry detergents.

A new high-performance life for plastic waste: Lavergne and Clariant develop halogen-free flame-retardant compounds for electronics based on recycled ocean-bound plastics (OBP)

Laptop computers are a typical end application for Lavergne’s VYPET™ OBP compounds using Clariant’s Exolit® OP flame retardants. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant teamed up with Lavergne, a world leader in the production of sustainable engineering resin from recycled plastic, to develop halogen-free flame-retardant polyester compounds made from ocean-bound plastics. With the first grade already commercialised, the advance is supporting demand from major electrical and electronics brand owners for flame retarded post-consumer recyclate grades for equipment parts.

DSM to expand investments in high performance materials in North America

DSM to expand investments in high performance materials in North America.Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces it is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its high-performance materials compounding plant in Evansville, Indiana, USA. With the investment, DSM will enhance the site to produce the next generation of advanced materials, including bio-based thermoplastics. The project is expected to be completed in Q3 2021.

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.

Beaulieu Fibres International prioritizes collaborative product development & sustainable long-term partnerships at INDEX20

New pilot line prioritizing collaborative product development.Beaulieu Fibres International, the leading European polyolefin and BICO fibre supplier, will announce at INDEX20 completion of its pilot line in Terni, Italy, the start-up of the state-of-the-art multifunctional production line in Terni, and the new BICO line in Belgium. The company invites the Nonwoven sectors to join efforts in accelerating the development of innovative and sustainable solutions for a rapidly changing global market (Stand 1340).

Archroma Tianjin named ‘Green Factory’ by Tianjin authorities

The Archroma site in Tianjin, China, has been named ‘Green Factory’ by the Tianjin Bureau of Industry and Information Technology. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its affiliate in Tianjin, China, has been named ‘Green Factory’ by the Tianjin authorities.

Clariant Masterbatches introduces new colors for high temperature resins used in FAKRA connectors

Available in 14 standard colors, new Clariant masterbatches help ensure performance and color stability in high-temperature engineering plastics. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant announces availability of color masterbatches for use in producing new FAKRA high-speed data connectors for next-generation automobiles. The new masterbatches, available in 14 standard colors, were developed by Clariant in cooperation with major global polymer producers. UL-Yellow Card listed, change controlled, and globally available, the color concentrates help ensure performance and color stability in high-temperature engineering plastics – including Nylon 66, polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyphenylene amides (PPA) – used to make the FAKRA connectors.

DSM appoints new EVP Materials and member of the Executive Committee

Helen Mets, Executive Vice President Materials.Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that Helen Mets, currently Business Group Director DSM Resins & Functional Materials, is appointed as Executive Vice President Materials per 1 March 2020.

Belden Presents High Performance Next-Generation Firewall Solution

Belden presents high performance next-generation firewall solution. 
(Photo: Belden, PR491) Belden, Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, presents its Hirschmann EAGLE next-generation industrial firewall to meet the evolving cybersecurity demands of today’s industrial automation networks.

クラリアントは、メディカルグレードABS樹脂の機能性を強化します

クラリアント マスターバッチビジネスユニットのテーマ: 「色彩のイノベーション」. (写真: Clariant)クラリアントのヘルスケアポリマーソリーションは、各種規制に対応しつつ、医療機器や医薬品包装品の機能性を強化する、新たなABSコンパウンドを発表します。この製品はMEVOPUR製品群の着色及び機能性材料となり、「すぐに使用できる」コンパウンド製品です。

Achieving Peak Performance in Elite Cycling and Beyond

(Photo: Metron Additive Engineering, GEADCS003)Dimitris Katsanis is a former elite cyclist, and now engineer, who has been at the forefront of the design and manufacture of Olympic, Tour de France and world championship bicycles for over thirty years. Today, he continues to innovate and scale his business, Metron Additive Engineering, using GE Additive’s electron beam melting (EBM) technology.

Amplifying Additive’s Potential in Orthopedics

Single layer build of a proprietary spinal cage.
(Photo: Amplifying Additive, GEADCS002)Biomedical engineer and an early additive technology proponent, Brian McLaughlin is passionate about the potential of electron beam melting (EBM) for orthopedics implants. His company Amplify Additive has quickly become a leader in the market thanks to a combination of deep clinical knowledge, engineering design expertise and over two decades additive manufacturing experience.

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