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Avient Debuts Next-Generation Solutions to Facilitate Use of Recycled Plastics in Packaging Applications

Avient’s new sustainable solutions are its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and its new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. They are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today introduced its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and the company’s new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. These sustainability solutions are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for materials used in packaging. Both align with the eight ways Avient helps customers be more sustainable.

Milliken & Company investment advances its coating additives lab in Ohio, USA

Milliken & Company investment advances its coating additives lab in Ohio, USA.
(Photo © 2022 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR278)Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global material science expert, is excited to share that it has made a significant investment in the coating additives laboratory it acquired in 2020 as part of its purchase of Borchers Americas, Inc., in Westlake, Ohio.

Archroma introduces new eco-advanced wood protection technology Siligen® MIH liq developed with University of Goettingen

Outdoor weathering test of Siligen® MIH liq treated and untreated wood. 
(Illustration: University of Goettingen)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, introduces a Siligen® MIH liq, a new eco-advanced wood protection technology developed together with the University of Goettingen, Germany.

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp Group, a leading sustainability-driven global specialty chemicals company, today said that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG announced today that it has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement on 14 May 2022 to acquire the entire equity interest in Perstorp Holding AB. The agreement was signed with Financière Forêt S.à.r.l, a company under PAI Partners, a European private equity firm.

Mondi switches all glassine-based release liners to certified base paper

Mondi switches all glassine-based release liners to certified base paper. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR212)Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has switched its entire portfolio of glassine-based release liners to certified base paper. The change is part of Mondi’s ongoing, proactive approach to sustainability, which includes developing solutions that are better for the environment.

Archroma at Paperex 2022 to present new solution systems for packaging and paper

ArchromaArchroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will participate in the 2022 edition of Paperex to present its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets.

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