K 2019


16 - 23 Oct 2019
Düsseldorf, Germany
www.k-online.com/

Clariant making its Additives fit for reuse, halogen-free flame retardant allowing re- and up-cycling of PA6 & PA66

Halogen-free flame retardant Exolit OP enables increased recyclate percentage in E&E & automotive parts at stable flame retardancy. 
(Photo: Clariant)As announced end June, Clariant is taking action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution with new solutions and proactive steps to create a more sustainable plastics industry through a “Symphony of Collaboration”. Clariant is supporting the industry with environmentally-compatible solutions and in designing materials and products which are easier to separate, recover, and reuse. One way to approach this challenge is to improve our additives, making them fit for re-use while avoiding material performance degradation.

Clariant Masterbatches Helps Packaging Customers Protect and Improve Quality of Recycled Polymers

Clariant Masterbatches Helps Packaging Customers Protect and Improve Quality of Recycled Polymers. (Photo: Clariant)Recognizing that recycling is the foundation of a circular economy, Clariant Masterbatches and its Packaging Market group, is mobilizing considerable resources to help ensure that an ever higher percentage of plastic packaging is recycled.

DSM to showcase purpose-led innovations at K2019

Arnitel® in non-pneumatic wheel: no more flat tires.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR515)
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, will showcase some of its latest purpose-led innovations at K2019, the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry, in Düsseldorf, Germany, between 16 and 23 October 2019. Exhibiting under the theme of ‘Bright Science. Brighter Living’ – at hall 6, booth 11 – DSM will show how it is using its science-based competences to develop innovations to both address the needs of its customers and tackle the world’s major challenges. Some of these innovations are detailed below.

At K 2019, Milliken to focus on enhancing plastics with ‘Color, Care, Clarity and Performance’

Companies that injection mold their packaging from NX® UltraClear™ PP resin produced exclusively with Milliken’s Millad® NX® 8000 clarifier can display a UL ECV label such as this on their products, reinforcing their commitment to a circular economy.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR205)
Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colorants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 trade fair on Oct. 16-23 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is “Enhancing plastics with Color, Care, Clarity and Performance. Together.”

Clariant Masterbatches Initiative Seeks to Help Make Plastics Packaging More Sustainable

Clariant Masterbatches Initiative Seeks to Help Make Plastics Packaging More Sustainable. (Photo: Clariant)As part of a Clariant-wide program to create a more sustainable plastics industry, the Packaging Market Segment within the Masterbatches Business Unit is working to help brand owners and packaging producers realize their objectives for creating packaging that is more environmentally friendly. Clariant’s comprehensive portfolio of additive masterbatches, together with unparalleled in-house expertise and collaboration with other industry organizations, allows them to offer solutions in four important areas:

K 2019: New KRAIBURG TPE compounds for consumer and automotive applications

K-2019: New KRAIBURG TPE compounds for consumer and automotive applications. 
(Image: © 2019 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE will present itself once again as competence leader in the thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) market at the upcoming K 2019 trade fair held from October 16 to 23 in Düsseldorf. At both booth C58-4 located in “Rubber Street” in hall 6 and its ideas factory at booth E22, the TPE manufacturer will address major challenges and trends the growing TPE business is facing.

SABIC to showcase leading edge certified circular solutions at K 2019

SABIC to showcase leading edge certified circular solutions at K 2019.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is to highlight its pioneering initiative for the production of certified circular polymers at Europe’s leading plastics exhibition in October this year. SABIC launched its ground breaking project in Q4 of 2018 with the goal of driving a value chain transformation from a linear economy to a circular economy for plastics.

New PevalenPro plasticizer gives flexible PVC an environmental boost

New Pevalen™ Pro plasticizer gives flexible PVC an environmental boost. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, the global leader in pro-environment polyols, is launching a new renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer PevalenPro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies. Pevalen Pro not only gives PVC an environmental boost as a renewable true non-phthalate plasticizer but also provides superior performance properties.

DSM Press Kit Pre K 2019

EMI Shielding with Plastic: future of metal replacement in electrical cars. (Photo: DSM: DSMMTPK001)Please find below the Pre-K2019 press information of DSM. For related articles, biographies and presentations, please see ‘Related documents’.

SONGWON to unveil its newest product line at K2019

SONGWON to unveil its newest product line at K2019.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., a key global player in the specialty chemicals business and the 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, will be at K2019 to showcase its extensive portfolio of high performance solutions and its ongoing commitment to the plastics industry.

Ascend outlines growth initiatives, specialty products

AscendAscend Performance Materials announced growth plans – including new specialty polymers initiatives, capacity expansions and global developments – at a pre-K 2019 press conference last week in Antwerp, Belgium. Representatives of Ascend, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, also touted sustainability efforts.

SABIC launches sustainable development goals roadmap underlining global priorities

SABIC launches sustainable development goals roadmap underlining global priorities.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry has today launched its Sustainability Roadmap aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), outlining ambitious targets relating to resource efficiency, climate change, the circular economy, food security, sustainable infrastructure, and preservation of the environment.

Biobased Delta spearheading green chemicals to bring about the transition to a biobased circular economy

BioVoiceToday, Willem Sederel, member of the board at the Biobased Delta Foundation, opened EMG’s 6th Pre-K press event with a presentation about Biobased Circular Solutions for CO₂ reduction. "The Target for CO₂ reduction is clear. How we get there is not clear. Biobased solutions can make a significant contribution.”  To view the presentation please click here.

SABIC addressing global trends through ‘Making a World of Difference Together’ at K 2019

Artistic impression of SABIC booth.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is to highlight its commitment to circular solutions and reducing plastics waste under the theme of “Making a world of difference together”. SABIC will be addressing global trends by inspiring processes for using bio-renewable and recycled feedstock, and designing product solutions for its customers in diverse industries which supports recyclability, durability and optimal reuse, helping build a better world.

INEOS Styrolution Press Kit Pre K 2019

ReVital Polymers, Pyrowave and INEOS Styrolution partner to launch closed-loop North American polystyrene recycling consortium.Please find below the Pre-K2019 press information of INEOS Styrolution. 

Ahead of K 2019, Clariant reveals the theme ‘Symphony of Collaboration’ to tackle plastics waste challenge

To be unveiled at K 2019: collaborative sustainability projects and the products behind them. 
(Photo: Clariant)As action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution gains momentum, including a new international framework signed by G20 ministers to address marine plastic waste, specialty chemical company Clariant announces proactive steps to foster partnerships and create a more sustainable plastics industry through a “Symphony of Collaboration”.