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Archroma tops Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Screen capture of Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO of Archroma, delivering a message at the online 2020 Green Supply Chain Forum of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

SANITIZED e IMCD Brasil, Excelência e valor nas especialidades químicas na Industria de Polímeros

Michael Lüthi, Head Business Unit polymers da SANITIZED AG.SANITIZED e IMCD Brasil, dois especialistas em seus respectivos campos, com uma visão compartilhada de valores, unem suas forças. Ambas as empresas comprometidas com um serviço de excelência para a indústria de polímeros, que começa com a concepção de produtos de valor agregado e seu uso otimizado. Esta colaboração com a SANITIZED se encaixa muito bem no portfólio de distribução de especialidades da IMCD Brasil, já que as duas empresas estão focadas na criação de soluções inovadoras e específicas para o cliente.

Clariant playing a leading role in supporting the coatings industry to phase out lead in paints

Ahead of the industry, in the mid-1980’s Clariant stopped the production of lead-based pigments. 
(Photo: Clariant)Last week marked the eighth International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, an initiative of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint, jointly led by the UN Environment Programme and the World Health Organization, intended to draw attention to the need for action on lead paints and other sources of lead exposure.

Finnish chemical start-up AFFIX Labs launches Clean N Coat

AFFIX Labs has launched its latest surface cleaning product, “Clean N Coat”, which is applied like any alternative but that leaves a nearly invisible, ultra-thin, anti-microbial coating actively protecting surfaces for up to 7 days. In tests, the coating lasted for over 300 touches. 
(Photo © 2020 by AFFIX Labs)Leading chemical tech start up, AFFIX Labs, has launched its latest surface cleaning product, “Clean N Coat”, which is applied like any alternative but that leaves a nearly invisible, ultra-thin, anti-microbial coating actively protecting surfaces for up to 7 days. In tests, the coating lasted for over 300 touches.

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.

VDM Metals adopts Henkel’s nitric acid-free pickling process

VDM Metals adopts Henkel’s nitric acid-free pickling process.
(Photo: VDM Metals, PR087)VDM Metals Group, a German manufacturer of nickel alloys and special stainless steels, has adopted Henkel´s next generation nitric acid (HNO3) free Bonderite C-CP (“Cleanox”) pickling process for dedicated wire products. The Bonderite C-CP product range answers market requirements within the metals industry to significantly increase the sustainability value of their production processes.

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