Building and Construction


TE Connectivity accelerates customer prototyping with new multi-sensor module development kit

TE Connectivity accelerates customer prototyping with new multi-sensor module development kit. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR266)DARMSTADT, Germany – August 9, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced general availability of AmbiMate MS4 sensor module development kits. The kits allow global engineering and development teams to build prototypes and evaluation boards for systems incorporating TE’s state-of-the-art AmbiMate MS4 Series sensor modules.

SABIC launches STADECK heavy-duty panels

Lightweight STADECK™ panels are made from glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin.AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, July 30, 2018 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, announces the launch of STADECK, its new heavy- duty panel for the building and construction industry. Made from glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin, the panel is extremely lightweight and offers significant advantages across a wide range of construction applications and building techniques where weight saving is important.

Clariant expands partnership with Lintech International LLC in the United States 

ClariantCharlotte, July 18, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Lintech International, LLC to solely distribute its pigments for the plastics, coating and printing ink markets across the entire United States of America, effective August 1, 2018. The product portfolio of Clariant’s Business Unit Pigments includes organic pigments, organic dyes and pigment dispersions.

EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018

EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Wielsbeke, Belgium – July 18, 2018 – Beaulieu Yarns, the global supplier of high-quality synthetic polyamide and polypropylene yarns, is the proud recipient of the Green Product Award 2018 Material category for its EqoBalance® family of “biomass-balance” yarns.

Clariant ColorForward® 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist

Clariant ColorForward 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, July 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the completion of a collaborative project with Pel Plastic srl, an Italian company specialized in mold texturing and surface design. Inspired by the 2019 edition ColorForward, Clariant’s color trend forecasting tool, Pel Plastic decided to experiment with a radically different approach to product design.

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics. 
(Photo courtesy of Guardian Glass, LLC, ©Gonzalo Botet, LLC, GRDPR158) Bertrange, Luxembourg, July 5, 2018 – Different buildings have differing needs with respect to aesthetics, performance and function. Few building materials can have as great an impact on all three of these areas as glass.

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