Clariant announces additive price increases

ClariantEffective immediately, Clariant will increase the prices of its additives by up to 25%.

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR186)Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with German manufacturer VPF, an expert in self-adhesive materials and coatings, to create the world’s first sustainable release liner range made from recycled paper.

Avery Dennison releases latest CleanFlake™ label materials

Avery Dennison releases latest CleanFlake™ label materials. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR454)What began as a breakthrough solution for PET plastic bottles can now make PET packages in a range of markets more recyclable: today Avery Dennison announced the latest iteration of its award-winning CleanFlake filmic label materials, which are now suitable for PET packaging in food, home and personal care and other segments in addition to beverages.

Henkel’s Technomelt Low Pressure Molding technology meets latest demands for encapsulation of electronics and medical components

Low pressure molding process: The bare electronics are inserted into a predesigned mold set. Technomelt encapsulates electronics at low pressure. After molding, parts get tested and moved to final assembly. 
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Henkel’s Low Pressure Molding technology for encapsulating electrical and electronic components in its Technomelt polyamide adhesive molding compounds is increasingly being adopted for medical, electronic components, power and industrial automation, HVAC and lighting applications. The technology offers numerous economic, process control, design and environmental advantages over alternative systems such as potting with reactive resin systems and high-pressure injection molding.

Meet Clariant’s gecko!

Meet our gecko! (Photo: Clariant)Have you ever wished you could draw on a superpower to solve a problem? A true marvel of nature, geckos have not just one but many up their sleeve, trumping your average comic book hero, villain and most of the animal kingdom any day.

Archroma tops Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Screen capture of Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO of Archroma, delivering a message at the online 2020 Green Supply Chain Forum of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.