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Clariant opens doors to more collaborative trend-focused innovation with North America’s consumer care brands

Clariant opens doors to more collaborative trend-focused innovation with North America’s consumer care brands. From left to right: Ralf Zerrer, Global Head of Strategic Marketing & Innovation, Industrial & Consumer Specialties, Michael Haspel, Head of Regional Business Line North America, Industrial & Consumer Specialties, Neslihan Utkan, Head of Consumer Care North America, Industrial & Consumer Specialties, Christian Vang, Global Head of Business Unit, Industrial & Consumer Specialties. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant strengthens its innovation driven and collaborative approach to support Personal and Home Care customers in North America with the official opening of the Consumer Care Innovation Center (CCIC). Based in New Providence, New Jersey, the emphasis of the center will be on innovation to capture the value of North American consumer trends and creating regional expertise in formulating, ingredient development, product evaluation and consumer testing. CCIC will further fuel the close collaboration with customers to co-create value adding solutions.

Mondi, Werner & Mertz partner on fully recyclable, award-winning StripPouch that supports a circular economy

Mondi, Werner & Mertz partner on fully recyclable, award-winning StripPouch that supports a circular economy. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR135) Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi’s four-year effort with a customer –– German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH –– to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. The project applied Cradle to Cradle® (or C2C) principles to assess every aspect of the product, from design to optimal end-of-life options, to close the packaging loop.

Milliken increases investment in Asia with new Singapore manufacturing facility

Milliken increases investment in Asia with new Singapore manufacturing facility.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR212)Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge center in Asia.

At K 2019, Milliken to focus on enhancing plastics with ‘Color, Care, Clarity and Performance’

Companies that injection mold their packaging from NX® UltraClear™ PP resin produced exclusively with Milliken’s Millad® NX®
Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colorants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 trade fair on Oct. 16-23 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is “Enhancing plastics with Color, Care, Clarity and Performance. Together.”

Milliken’s ‘ColorDirection 2020’ explores the colors of the human journey

Liquitint™, Reactint®, ClearTint™ and Keyplast® Colorants by Milliken.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR202)The theme of Connected Comfort serves as a foundation for the six color tones selected for ColorDirection 2020 — reflecting the convenience, flexibility and personal experiences capturing the connection color creates between products from various markets and the consumers they serve.

Clariant to open state-of-the-art Consumer Care Innovation Center near New York City

Clariant’s Consumer Care Innovation Center (CCIC) enhances its ability to deliver the best customer experience and reliable customer fulfillment to the many global personal and home care as well as healthcare customers located in the New York City area. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced it plans to open a state-of-the-art consumer care innovation center near New York City in mid-2019. With this Consumer Care Innovation Center (CCIC), Clariant further strengthens its ability to leverage its portfolio of solutions to provide more differentiated and even tailored product offerings to its global personal and home care as well as healthcare customers.

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