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Clariant’s bio-based additives for biopolymers awarded OK compost INDUSTRIAL & OK biodegradable SOIL certification 

Clariant’s solutions awarded with the OK compost INDUSTRIAL and OK biodegradable SOIL certifications support the development of industrially compostable plastics and biodegradable coatings for agriculture. (Photo: Pixabay)Good news for the development of sustainable compostable products. Clariant’s bio-based processing & dispersing additives for biopolymers used in plastics– Licocare® RBW Vita range, Licolub® FA 1 and Licowax® C – have been awarded the “OK compost INDUSTRIAL” certificate. Awarding test and certification body, TÜV Austria Cert GmbH, also granted toLicocare RBW 102 Vita the “OK biodegradable SOIL” label, which is a key attribute for agricultural applications.

Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable 

Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant continues to develop new technology to improve the recyclability of plastics while offering packaging and product developers more color options. The latest development is a range of deep, dark colors that normally would have required the use of carbon black pigments that makes them undetectable by the near-infrared (NIR) sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems at recycling centers.

New Clariant additive solutions will add more than just a finishing touch to North America’s industrial coatings

Boosting performance of industrial coatings while reducing environmental impact.
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant unveils solutions fit for elevating industrial coatings to the demanding performance and increasing sustainability requirements of North America’s diverse end-users – the automotive, transportation, building & construction, and consumer & household goods industries.

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.

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