Mondi handles Diamant’s packaging needs with recyclable paper solution

Mondi handles Diamant’s packaging needs with recyclable paper solution. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR219)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has entered the bike packaging market with its Protector Bags, providing a new sustainable solution for Diamant to replace plastic wrapping used around the handlebars of its Trek and Diamant brands.

Sustainably brilliant - discover the expanded Colanyl® 500 range for vibrant orange colors

Colanyl Orange H5GD 500 is a yellowish orange pigment preparation that closes the gap of available waterborne orange preparations allowing the customer to match bright orange shades with high performance.The new Heubach Group, a global provider of comprehensive color solutions, is expanding its well-known Colanyl 500 pigment preparations range with Colanyl Orange H5GD 500 to better illustrate brilliant orange color shades. The new addition to the portfolio makes customers’ lives easier when facing challenges with the stability of Pigment Orange 62 in waterborne applications.

Belden Launches Expanded Industrial Edge Solution with New Features and More to Come

Belden launches expanded Industrial Edge Solution with new features. 
(Photo: Belden, PR511) Belden, a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, will launch the new Belden Horizon™ industrial edge solution in July. The powerful new platform meets the fast-growing need for a simpler, seamless, secure, reliable way to connect operational systems at the edge while maintaining security and communication with the cloud. The Belden Horizon console features the same Secure Remote Access (SRA) and Persistent Data Network (PDN) customers enjoyed with ProSoft Connect® but adds potential for other functions, such as edge orchestration, data monitoring, and anomaly detection using short interval data.

Kodak joins the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Community as a Platinum Patron

SGPThe Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, announced today that Kodak has become a platinum SGP Patron, the highest level. SGP Patrons recognize and support SGP’s continuing role in advancing the benefits of sustainable practices and certification within the print community.

OQ multiplies its client base since 2020 thanks to focus on change and innovation

OQOQ, the multifaceted Oman-based energy company that specialises in polymers for flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to innovate and expand with imminent solutions for the infrastructure, construction and agricultural sectors despite the disruptive and challenging backdrop which has defined the decade to date.

Avient Debuts Next-Generation Solutions to Facilitate Use of Recycled Plastics in Packaging Applications

Avient’s new sustainable solutions are its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and its new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. They are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today introduced its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and the company’s new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. These sustainability solutions are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for materials used in packaging. Both align with the eight ways Avient helps customers be more sustainable.

Clariant’s new Dispersogen® Flex 100: now the only choice for superior and sustainable pigment preparations

Dispersogen Flex 100 dispersing agent.Clariant, a leading global provider of specialty chemicals, has launched its first universal polymeric dispersing agent for high quality pigment preparations that can incorporate organic and inorganic pigments and can be used for all types of water-based paint systems. In addition, waterborne pigment preparations with Dispersogen Flex 100 can also be compatible with solvent-borne base paint systems.

DSM Engineering Materials launches 100% bio-based Stanyl® with halved carbon footprint and same high performance to empower customer sustainability

DSM Engineering Materials launches 100% bio-based Stanyl® with halved carbon footprint and same high performance to empower customer sustainability. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR534)Today, DSM Engineering Materials announces the launch of a new, more sustainable version of its flagship product Stanyl®: Stanyl® B-MB (Bio-based Mass Balanced), with up to 100% bio-based content. Using the maximum possible levels of biomass-waste feedstock, it enables DSM Engineering Materials to halve the carbon footprint of this product line and, in turn, of the Stanyl® B-MB-based products of its customers. This industry-first launch of a 100% bio-based high-temperature polyamide underlines the business’s ongoing commitment to helping customers fulfil their sustainability ambitions by making planet-positive choices and supporting the transition to a circular and bio-based economy.

Discover Clariant’s biodegradable microplastic-free opacifier for shampoo and liquid soaps

Discover Clariant’s biodegradable microplastic-free opacifier for shampoo and liquid soaps.Clariant now offers a natural-derived, readily biodegradable opacifier to support Personal Care formulators in minimizing the impact of shampoos, conditioners, handwashes and other rinse-off shower and bath products on marine and river life. New Plantasens OP 95 is a microplastic-free option which delivers powerful opacifying performance even at low concentrations, for a creamy white appearance with luxurious, caring consumer appeal for shampoos and liquid soaps.

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell. (Photo: Mondi, PR218)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao to create a recyclable, lightweight packaging solution for its Goldwell hair lightening products. The new stand-up pouch reduces plastic usage without compromising on strength and durability and thus supports Kao and its salon business in their efforts to reduce their environmental footprint and to help salons run their businesses more sustainably.

Solvay wins Boeing Supplier of the Year Award

Solvay wins Boeing Supplier of the Year Award. (Photo: Solvay, PR040)Solvay has received a “Supplier of the Year” award from The Boeing Company. Solvay was selected alongside nine other companies for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. The supply chain visibility category recognized Solvay’s support of Boeing’s digital thread strategy by enabling real-time visibility across the supply chain.

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity. (Photo: Westfalia Fruit, PR008)As a leading multinational supplier of avocados, the Westfalia Fruit Group has unveiled three innovative environmental and social projects at its fruit processing plant in South Africa’s Kwa Zulu Natal province, enhancing sustainability and helping local communities in the process.

SABIC to highlight BLUEHERO™ electrification initiative and advanced material solutions for batteries and energy storage at The Battery Show Europe 2022

At the Battery Show Europe 2022, SABIC is demonstrate the potential of their materials offering for battery innovations providing higher fire safety, significant lightweighting, greater energy density, longer range, faster loading and better cost-efficiency.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will showcase, for the first time, its strategic BLUEHERO™ electrification initiative at The Battery Show Europe 2022 (Booth 8-F10) from June 28 to 30 in Stuttgart, Germany, while also highlighting its comprehensive materials offering and expertise for next-generation batteries and energy storage applications. The recently announced BLUEHERO initiative underscores SABIC’s commitment to help support the shift to electric power, with the delivery of automotive polymer materials, solutions and capabilities for the enhancement of EV battery systems as its first area of focus.

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