SABIC ULTEM gives eyewear frames from Zhengda Optical a lightweight metal look for high comfort with style

SABIC ULTEM™ resin gives eyewear frames from Zhengda Optical a lightweight metal look for high comfort with style.A combination of excellent mechanical, thermal and chemical properties is proving a winning solution for ULTEM resin from SABIC in lightweight spectacle frames with novel decorative effects from Zhengda Optical. The Chinese company injection molds frames in ULTEM resin, a polyetherimide (PEI) resin that can be metallized to produce highly attractive designs.

DSM introduces ultimate self-matting bio-based solution for flooring

DSM introduces ultimate self-matting bio-based solution for flooring.
(Photo: DSM Resins & Functional Materials: DSMREPR013)
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, launched a new, bio-based self-matting resin, Decovery® SP-2022 XP, that will take ultra-matt flooring finishes to new levels in terms of aesthetic and functional performance, ease of application and sustainability. The new resin underlines DSM’s ambition of using science and innovation to develop sustainable solutions that outperform conventional market alternatives.

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to more sustainable packaging

Mondi’s fully recyclable packaging material, BarrierPack Recyclable, drives circular economy forward. (Photo: Mondi, PR129)Mondi and Pacoon offer a roadmap for making packaging more sustainable.

Clariant Launches New Tube & Stopper Package to Serve Vietnam Market

Clariant Launches New Tube & Stopper Package to Serve Vietnam Market. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the launch of a new standard tube/desiccant stopper product, created and sized to serve the needs of the Vietnam market. The new product features a 25 mm x 132 mm tube along with a spiral stopper, to package effervescent tablets and protect them from breakage and moisture-related damage. The design also works well for chewables and lozenges. The product is being distributed in Vietnam by DKSH Vietnam Co., Ltd, and will be directly sourced from Clariant’s plant in Changshu, China for an optimized supply chain.

Henkel launches new silicone-free gap filler for electric vehicles

Figure 1: Henkel provides a comprehensive technology portfolio and application know-how for efficient assembly, operational safety and lifetime protection of battery cells, modules and pack. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR068)During the Battery Show 2019 in Stuttgart, Henkel will launch new technologies that enable cost-efficient large-scale assembly and lifetime protection of battery architectures. As all major automotive OEMs and new players are rapidly launching new electric vehicle (EV) models, Henkel is leveraging its broad technology base and many years of expertise and experience to drive the transformation from traditional engines to electrified powertrains. Tap into the Henkel know-how and visit the expert team at booth 1025 from May 7 to 9.

KRAIBURG TPE adheres to China’s GB standards requirements

KRAIBURG TPE adheres to China’s GB standards requirements. 
(Image: © 2019 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE is proud to announce that its specific TPE compounds have received the Declaration of Compliance (DoC), according to the GuoBiao (GB) standards in the People’s Republic of China.

INEOS Styrolution to build a production site for its succesful composite Stylight®

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today that it is planning to set up a new production site for its successful composite StyLight®.

New enhancement for TE Connectivity’s self-laminating SBP labels

TE’s improvements to its SBP vinyl label liner allow it to work seamlessly with TE thermal transfer printers. These labels are used to identify wire and cable in tough industrial environments. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR361)TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has made improvements to its SBP vinyl label liner, to work seamlessly with TE thermal transfer printers having movable sensor positions. These labels are used to identify wire and cable in tough industrial environments.

SGP Participates in INFOFLEX 2019 Promoting Sustainability to the Flexographic Community

SGPThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, is pleased to announce that it will be participating in Flexographic Technical Association's INFOFLEX 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA on May 6-7. INFOFLEX is the leading trade show for the flexographic printing industry and hosts the products, services and innovations package printers and converters need to stand out from their competition.

New business development director appointed at CFP / DOMO Nylon Film Solutions

Jani Vuorenpää, New Business Development Director, CFP / DOMO Nylon Film Solu-tions and Attilio Annoni, Managing Director, CFP / DOMO Nylon Film Solutions from left to right.CFP Flexible Packaging Spa, part of the DOMO Chemicals group, one of the leading providers of Nylon film solutions in Europe, has appointed Jani Vuorenpää as its New Business Development Director.

Clariant’s new OxyMax® PA 690 phthalic anhydride catalyst excels in start-up at Petrowidada plant

Petrowidada’s 70,000 MTPA phthalic anhydride production plant in Gresik, Indonesia. 
(Photo: © PT. Petrowidada)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced the successful start-up of its new high-yield OxyMax PA 690 catalyst at Petrowidada’s world-scale phthalic anhydride plant in Gresik, East Java, Indonesia. After an industry-standard ramp-up time to a high ortho-xylene load of 100 grams per normal cubic meter (g/Nm³), the production facility reports significantly greater yield for the first nine months of operation. The highly favorable results demonstrated at the Petrowidada plant are due to the unique design and materials employed in the new catalyst.

Avery Dennison recognizes 2019 Suppliers of Distinction at Global Awards Ceremony

Avery Dennison recognizes 2019 Suppliers of Distinction at Global Awards Ceremony.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR416)Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials honored 18 pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s annual supplier recognition ceremony, held April 1 to 3 in Noordwijk, Netherlands.

KRAIBURG TPE at Plastteknik Nordic

The focus of KRAIBURG TPE's presence at Plastteknik Nordic 2019 will include a new, innovative technology for thermoplastic elastomer hybrids.
(Image: © 2019 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE will present itself with its market-oriented portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers and a comprehensive service package at this year’s Plastteknik Nordic in Malmö, Sweden. This trade show is one of the most important events in this region for sharing information on trends, new ideas and projects in the plastics industry held this year.

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