Chemicals


Clariant Catalysts powers Ineratec’s green fuel production technology

Ineratec’s compact reactor technology allows the entire synthesis process to occur in compact modular plants. 
(Photo: Ineratec)Clariant has joined forces with Ineratec in the challenge for a greener future. The companies have entered a partnership to develop and commercialize novel technologies for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Clariant will provide its extensive catalysis expertise and broad portfolio of syngas conditioning and upgrading catalysts to support Ineratec’s groundbreaking gas-to-liquid technology.

SANITIZED TecCenter receives IAC certification.
R&D support for textile odor-management according to international testing standards

SANITIZED TecCenter receives IAC certification. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR031) To ensure responsible use of biocides and international comparability, test methods and test results for antimicrobial treated products must be transparent, useful and comparable. This is precisely why SANITIZED AG, the specialist for antimicrobial material protection and hygiene function in textiles and polymers, had its in-house Microbiology Laboratory in the SANITIZED TecCenter certified by IAC, the International Antimicrobial Council. This non-profit, U.S.-based institute aims to increase safety for antimicrobial treated products and for consumers.

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital® range for immunity-boosting properties

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan is launching a new blend in addition to its R-Vital® range of active ingredients. The new ‘multivitamin’ blend consist of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger and is developed for immunity-boosting properties.

Swedish industry representatives outline key credibility principles for new sector sustainability standard

Jan Secher, CEO, Perstorp.
(Photo: Perstorp)The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has started work to establish a globally recognized mass balance standard for the industry. It’s hoped the new standard will drive real change, supporting the development of recycled and renewable raw materials, and the production processes needed.

Clariant’s HYDEX® E catalyst helps Duslo turn plastic waste into high-quality winter diesel

Pioneering plastic-waste-to-fuel technology of Duslo’s research institute VUCHT. (Photo: VUCHT and Clariant)Clariant and Duslo’s research institute VUCHT are transforming waste into wealth. Using a proprietary technique and Clariant’s HYDEX E next-generation hydro-dewaxing catalyst, VUCHT has successfully converted plastic waste into premium winter fuel distillate. The efficacy of this groundbreaking process has now been proven in a pilot plant in Slovakia. As plastics and fuels are both mainly composed of natural gas or crude oil, turning one into the other has major implications for sustainable and lucrative fuel production.

Milliken & Company Publishes Second Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Milliken ChemicalDiversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company highlights its journey towards a more sustainable world in the company’s second annual corporate sustainability report. The report gives insight into Milliken’s environmental and social commitments as all global locations work to achieve aggressive sustainability goals by 2025.

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