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Clariant & Casale develop new ammonia catalyst for sustainable CO2 reduction

Partners in Clime Clariant & Casale develop new ammonia catalyst for sustainable CO2 reduction.Meet AmoMax™-Casale: the sustainable, award-winning new ammonia synthesis catalyst jointly developed by Clariant and Casale. Thanks to significantly higher activity than previous catalysts, AmoMax-Casale makes ammonia production more efficient and less polluting than ever before.

Milliken PP additive for thermoforming uses cleaner chemistry to deliver brighter look

Milliken PP additive for thermoforming uses cleaner chemistry to deliver brighter look.
(Photos © 2021 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR235)Designed for use by thermoformers, Milliken & Company’s Chemical Division’s latest high-performance additive for polypropylene (PP) homopolymers delivers an excellent balance of physical properties and superb aesthetics—all enabled through cleaner chemistry.

Devan’s R-Vital® multivitamin textile treatment meets Standard 100 by Oeko-tex®

Devan ChemicalsDevan’s latest technology, R-Vital Multivitamin, meets the requirements of the Standard 100 by Oeko-tex® (Class II). The technology is part of Devan’s R-Vital® range of microencapsulated active ingredients and consists of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger.

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics. 
(Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR050)Ascend Performance Materials has purchased Eurostar Engineering Plastics, a France-based compounder with a broad portfolio of flame-retardant engineered plastics and expertise in halogen-free formulations.

Perstorp Group granted unique RCF backed by the Swedish Export Credit Agency (EKN)

Jan Secher, President & CEO at Perstorp Group. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market with a focus on polyols & solutions, advanced chemicals and animal nutrition, has been granted a liquidity enhancing Revolving Credit Facility of SEK 600 m.

OXYNOV Barrier Bottles New branding introduction in Airnov

OXYNOV™ Barrier Bottles New branding introduction in Airnov. (Photo: Airnov)Airnov Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in controlled atmosphere packaging, is introducing its new brand, OXYNOVTM. Applicable for High Protective Barrier Bottles, OXYNOV offers protection for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and probiotic products. The OXYNOV Barrier Bottles utilize extrusion-blow-molding (EBM) technology creating a 6-layer bottle with ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) which offers the highest barrier to oxygen and moisture available on the market for this packaging category. The OXYNOV bottles are rigid containers to be used on automated filling lines for a fast, reliable output, and do not shrink when bottles are used in conjunction with oxygen absorbers.

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