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Archroma to acquire stilbene-based OBA business for paper and powder detergent applications

Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications. In the picture: Narayan Krishnamohan, MD, BIL and Head, South Asia (Left) and Alexander Wessels, CEO, Archroma group. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications.

Avery Dennison recognizes 2019 Suppliers of Distinction at Global Awards Ceremony

Avery Dennison recognizes 2019 Suppliers of Distinction at Global Awards Ceremony.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR416)Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials honored 18 pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s annual supplier recognition ceremony, held April 1 to 3 in Noordwijk, Netherlands.

Mondi confirms four commitments in first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment report

Mondi GroupToday marks the launch of the first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment report revealing targets and initial steps by Global Commitment signatories including Mondi. The leading global packaging and paper group has confirmed four ambitious commitments as part of its efforts to eliminate plastics waste and thereby contribute to a better world.

Avery Dennison appoints Sam O’Keefe vice president of R&D EMEA

Avery Dennison appoints Sam O’Keefe vice president of R&D EMEA.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR412)Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam O’Keefe as vice president of research and development (R&D) for its Label and Graphic Materials group in Europe (LGM-EU), effective immediately.

Avery Dennison recycled PET (rPET) liners now available across Europe in four constructions

Avery Dennison recycled PET (rPET) liners now available across Europe in four constructions.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR413)The recent launch, by Avery Dennison, of a portfolio using recycled PET (rPET) liners has received another important boost, with four labelling constructions now available across Europe.

Archroma launches Leucophor® AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper

Archroma launches Leucophor® AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper. 
(Photo: Leah Kelly)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of a new optical brightening agent (OBA) specially designed for food packaging and paper, Leucophor® AFCN liq. The newly launched OBA has been approved for food contact by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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