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Clariant and Floreon announce collaboration to expand high-performance biopolymer applications to additional markets

Combining technologies, technical capabilities and know-how to improve the performance properties of high-performance biopolymers for demanding plastic applications. 
(Photo: Floreon)Clariant’s Additives business and Floreon- Transforming Packaging Limited announce an exciting new collaboration to further extend the performance properties and market potential of biopolymers, whilst preserving their environmental benefits.

Clariant Masterbatches introduces new colors for high temperature resins used in FAKRA connectors

Available in 14 standard colors, new Clariant masterbatches help ensure performance and color stability in high-temperature engineering plastics. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant announces availability of color masterbatches for use in producing new FAKRA high-speed data connectors for next-generation automobiles. The new masterbatches, available in 14 standard colors, were developed by Clariant in cooperation with major global polymer producers. UL-Yellow Card listed, change controlled, and globally available, the color concentrates help ensure performance and color stability in high-temperature engineering plastics – including Nylon 66, polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyphenylene amides (PPA) – used to make the FAKRA connectors.

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable helps consumer goods brands advance their circular economy goals

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable helps consumer goods brands advance their circular economy goals. 
(Photos: Mondi, PR143)Mondi, global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, had its award-winning BarrierPack Recyclable all-polyethylene film certified for recyclability. This lightweight mono-material offers a more sustainable packaging solution for diverse applications ranging from stand-up pouches for dishwasher tablets to resealable pouches for organic dog food.

Clariant partners with elastomer compounder to gain a colorful advantage in ski boot market

Clariant partners with elastomer compounder to gain a colorful advantage in ski boot market. 
(Photo: Clariant)Thanks to an in-depth research and color-finding project recently completed in partnership with Clariant ColorWorks, Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri (FFE), a supplier of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds now has an invaluable competitive edge in one of its primary markets – ski boots.

Clariant Masterbatches plant in Mexico joins growing list of global sites to comply with ISO 22000

Clariant Masterbatches Plant in Mexico joins growing list of Global Sites to Comply with ISO 22000. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant’s Business Unit Masterbatches, a leader in the field of color and functional additive masterbatch concentrates and compounds, today announced it has completed ISO 22000 certification for its site in Santa Clara Coatitla, near by Mexico city. The Mexican site is the first in the Americas, to have completed the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) certification, and joins the global footprint of certified sites in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Clariant ColorForward® 2021 palette yearns for human contact, searches for authenticity

Clariant ColorForward® 2021 Palette Yearns for Human Contact, Searches for Authenticity. 
(Photo: Clariant)The color experts at Clariant ColorWorks® have identified four societal trends that can be expected to influence consumers in the next few years. ColorForward 2021, the 15th edition of the annual Clariant color forecasting guide for the plastics industry, recognizes that genuine human contact is actually becoming a luxury in the digital era, and that people crave authenticity in a world of deep fakes. On a more positive note, technology is being used to create products that connect with people on an emotional level, while collaboration is seen as critical to realizing positive change.

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