SABIC’s LEXAN™ CLINIWALL™ AC6200 sheet provides anti-bacterial, hygienic and touchable wall cladding solutions for hospitals and public facilities

Anti-bacterial, hygienic and touchable wall cladding solution at a hospital, through SABIC’s LEXAN™ CLINIWALL™ AC6200 Sheet.SABIC has today launched a non-chlorinated and non-brominated opaque sheet, LEXAN CLINIWALL AC6200. The sheet aims to provide a hygienic, sanitary solution for interior surfaces to several industries around the world.

SONGWON announces new distribution partnership in Canada to support growth in the region

SONGWON announces new distribution partnership in Canada to support growth in the region. (Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)
To ensure reliable supply of its products and provide on-the-spot services for customers in the growing Canadian market, SONGWON has entered a partnership with A. S. Paterson Company Ltd., an established distributor of performance chemicals across the region.

Perstorp converts production to solve Swedish national disinfection crisis

Perstorp converts production to solve Swedish national disinfection crisis. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has started the large-scale production of hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant for the Swedish healthcare sector – at cost price. With a capacity of over 2 million liters a month, the aim is to solve the current lack of disinfectants at a national level.

TPEs with food contact approval - Perfect for skin and mouth contact

KRAIBURG TPE has expanded its wide range of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for dental and oral hygiene products to include types with excellent adhesion to polar plastics such as PA, PETG, ABS and ABS/PC. 
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From toothbrushes to teething rings – many manufacturers of products for dental and oral hygiene are today specifying materials that have been approved for food contact in order to also ensure that they are highly non-irritant for skin and oral applications. KRAIBURG TPE not only offers a complete portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) with the relevant conformities, but also provides the expertise necessary for developing application-specific and customer-specific formulations. New compounds with excellent adhesion to polyamides complement the offer.

SONGWON appoints Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC as distributor for fuel and lubricant additives

SONGWON appoints Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC as distributor for fuel and lubricant additives.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)SONGWON Industrial Group has signed an exclusive agreement with Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC for the distribution of SONGNOX® fuel & lubricant antioxidant additives in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Archroma to introduce a new thickener for sanitizing gels to address global shortage due to COVID-19 crisis

Archroma introduces Mowiplus® HPC 9600, a new thickener for sanitizing gels to address global shortage due to COVID-19 crisis. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of Mowiplus® HPC 9600, a new thickener for sanitizing gels to address global shortage due to COVID‑19 crisis.

Clariant’s new ReforMax® 330 LDP Plus catalyst increases significantly energy and production efficiency at OCI’s ammonia plant

ReforMax 330 LDP Plus, Clariant’s next-generation catalyst for steam reforming and autothermal reforming. 
(Photo: Clariant)The first commercial reference for Clariant’s ReforMax 330 LDP Plus catalyst is a major success. Installed at OCI Nitrogen’s ammonia production plant in Geleen, Netherlands, the new steam reforming catalyst has significantly reduced pressure drop, allowing the customer to benefit from a considerable increase in energy and production efficiency leading to savings of more than 300,000€ over the catalyst lifetime.

Mondi adapts production line in Germany to make much-needed face mask components

Mondi adapts production line in Germany to make much-needed face mask component. (Photo: Mondi, PR146)Mondi is committed to playing its part to produce important supplies and components during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a global leader in packaging and paper, Mondi's Personal Care Components team has found a way to convert a production line at its Gronau plant in Germany to manufacture soft, elastic straps which are now being used for face masks and used by medical professionals and consumers globally.

SONGWON implements new, leaner leadership structure

SONGWONSONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. (www.songwon.com) the 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, and key global player in the specialty chemicals business announced today that it has made changes to its leadership structure to streamline the company moving forward.

SABIC doneert 3.200 beschermingsmiddelen aan het UMC+ Maastricht in strijd tegen COVID-19

SABIC doneert 3.200 beschermingsmiddelen aan het UMC+ Maastricht in strijd tegen COVID-19. Van links naar rechts:
John Bruijnooge General Manager SABIC Site Geleen
Ronald Verrips sr manager EHSS SABIC Site Geleen
SABIC, leider in de chemische industrie, doneert ruim 3.200 persoonlijke beschermingsmiddelen vanuit de productielocatie in Geleen in strijd tegen COVID-19.

DSM expands textured coating resin range with highly functional sandy-feel resin

DSM expands textured coating resin range with highly functional sandy-feel resin.
(Photo: DSM Coating Resins: DSMREPR017)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced the release of Skins® Sandy, the newest addition to its Skins® range of haptic coating resins. Like the other Skins® resins, Sandy will enable brand owners and convertors to differentiate their products by adding an extra layer of sensory experience. Specifically, the new resin will enable print and packaging manufacturers to add sand-like textures to a wide range of materials, including food packaging.

TE Connectivity adds to its thermal transfer printer range with T2212 entry-level model

TE Connectivity adds to its thermal transfer printer range with T2212 entry-level model. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR406)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has just launched a new robust entry-level thermal transfer printer. The new T2212 printer is easy to operate and, with its small footprint, it can be installed in either an office or industrial environment. The printer produces a high-quality print on a range of our printable tubing, tags and label products. Continuous Tube product will require an external reel holder. Optimal printing results on TE identification products can be achieved by using the T2212 printer in conjunction with the recommended ribbon and WINTOTAL software.

Reduce and boost! Clariant launches new natural choice for effective and safe cosmetics preservation

Reduce and boost! Clariant launches new natural choice for effective and safe cosmetics preservation. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant expands the Personal Care industry’s increasingly-limited preservation options for both traditional and natural formulations with the launch of next generation preservation booster Velsan® Flex. The 93% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index) innovation is highly versatile and effective in combination with all preservative types, enabling a reduction of typical preservative by as much as 50% while still achieving safe antimicrobial protection for cosmetics.

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