Chemicals


ELIX ABS-3D materials added to Ultimaker Marketplace

ELIX ABS-3D materials added to Ultimaker Marketplace. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR050)ELIX Polymers, a leading specialist in high-performance ABS materials, has added two new grades to the Ultimaker Marketplace for 3D printing equipment FDM applications. The move was made together with three partner companies producing filament from ELIX ABS: 3R3D, based in Spain; Filoalfa brand owner Ciceri de Mondel (Italy); and Print-me (Poland). The companies in the partnership cooperated within the Ultimaker Material Alliance Program.

Archroma to join ZDHC as active and engaged contributor 

ArchromaArchroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced today that the company has decided to join the ZDHC Foundation (ZDHC) as a contributor.

Sanitized® Mintactiv: Safe, natural and sustainable

Sanitized® Mintactiv: Safe, natural and sustainable. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR025) Reliable odor-management for cotton textiles using natural mint with the new Sanitized® Mintactiv additive. Highly washproof, effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, metal-free, applied without binders and made from the sustainable, renewable natural resource peppermint: This new development from SANITIZED AG meets the requirements of conscientious textile manufacturers and their brands with sustainability goals.

Tuong Long to convert 100% of its production to ground-breaking aniline-free* indigo solution by Archroma

Main building entrance of Vietnam-based Tuong Long, the first denim manufacturer in Vietnam to switch 100% of its production to Archroma’s aniline-free* Denisol® Pure Indigo. 
(Photo: Tuong Long)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Vietnam-based Tuong Long Co. Ltd (“Tuong Long”) is the first denim manufacturer in Vietnam to switch 100% of its production to Archroma’s aniline-free* Denisol® Pure Indigo.

Milliken’s ‘ColorDirection 2020’ explores the colors of the human journey

Liquitint™, Reactint®, ClearTint™ and Keyplast® Colorants by Milliken.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR202)The theme of Connected Comfort serves as a foundation for the six color tones selected for ColorDirection 2020 — reflecting the convenience, flexibility and personal experiences capturing the connection color creates between products from various markets and the consumers they serve.

DSM strengthens its market-leading position in high-performance specialty polymers

DSM strengthens its market-leading position in high-performance specialty polymers.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR514)
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, announced the strengthening of its leadership in high-performance specialty polymers with the operational launch of a new production line for Arnitel® in Emmen, the Netherlands. The capacity will be expanded by 20% and will enable greater supply flexibility and security.

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