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FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

Rodolfo Di Nardo, Managing Director FERRO-PLAST S.r.l.
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR033) SANITIZED customers in the polymer industry in Italy will profit from FERRO-PLAST’s expertise and established sales network. The Sanitized® antimicrobial additives for hygiene function and material protection for polymers will be marketed in Italy by our new sales partner.

Millad® NX® 8000 ECO for PP certified by RecyClass for plastic packaging recycling in Europe

Millad® NX® 8000 for PP certified by RecyClass for plastic packaging recycling in Europe.
(Photos © 2020 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR233)
Millad® NX® 8000 technology is fully compatible with polypropylene (PP) recycling processes in Europe and poses no recyclability issues, according to RecyClass, a cross-industry initiative that works to advance plastic packaging recyclability on the continent.

Anker, Devan & Shark Solutions develop world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet with recycled PVB based binder

© courtesy of Anker Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. Inspired by the knowledge and the needs of the aviation market, Anker motivated to achieve this new goal together. The PVB binder reuses laminated glass, from windshields and architectural/building glass, that otherwise would go to landfill.

Perstorp introducing world´s first renewable Oxo products

Perstorp introducing world´s first renewable Oxo products.
(Photo: Perstorp)
Perstorp is pioneering the Oxo-market by launching the first partly renewable carboxylic acids - 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Pro and Valeric Acid Pro. 2-EHA Pro is based on 25% renewable raw materials, and Valeric Acid Pro contains 20% renewable content. The renewable material consists of biogas, and replaces natural gas using the mass balance concept. Users can expect the same quality as the existing 2-EHA and Valeric acid, with the additional benefit of a lower carbon footprint. The renewable oxo portfolio will also include oxo aldehydes and alcohols.

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists.
(Photo: Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.)Following the launch of SONGFLAME® at K-2019, SONGWON has further developed its proprietary halogen-free technology and is adding a new product to its portfolio of flame-retardant synergists.

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

Page 1 of Archroma’s ‘<a href="https://mailchi.mp/archroma/trendingnowneutrals">Top 10 Neutral Colors Trending Now</u>’ showing a strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that its quarterly trends in the orders of its color standards and recipes seems to indicate a growing fondness among consumers for earth tones.

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