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Mondi Consumer Flexibles to expand printing capacity and portfolio offering in Russia

Mondi Consumer Flexibles to expand printing capacity and portfolio offering in Russia. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR153)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing in its flexible packaging plants, in Aramil and Pereslavl in Russia, to provide customers with improved flexibility and a broader portfolio, including sustainable packaging solutions.

SANITIZED TecCenter receives IAC certification.
R&D support for textile odor-management according to international testing standards

SANITIZED TecCenter receives IAC certification. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR031) To ensure responsible use of biocides and international comparability, test methods and test results for antimicrobial treated products must be transparent, useful and comparable. This is precisely why SANITIZED AG, the specialist for antimicrobial material protection and hygiene function in textiles and polymers, had its in-house Microbiology Laboratory in the SANITIZED TecCenter certified by IAC, the International Antimicrobial Council. This non-profit, U.S.-based institute aims to increase safety for antimicrobial treated products and for consumers.

Swedish industry representatives outline key credibility principles for new sector sustainability standard

Jan Secher, CEO, Perstorp.
(Photo: Perstorp)The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has started work to establish a globally recognized mass balance standard for the industry. It’s hoped the new standard will drive real change, supporting the development of recycled and renewable raw materials, and the production processes needed.

Comprehensive hygiene management is gaining in importance in the Corona crisis: Antiviral properties of selected Sanitized® products on hard, non-porous surfaces are confirmed

Antiviral properties of selected Sanitized® products on hard, non-porous surfaces are confirmed. (Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR030)
Tests conducted by independent laboratories have now confirmed that several Sanitized® products have an effectiveness against viruses on polymer surfaces.

Inspirations from nature help Milliken’s ColorDirection 2021 sing in Harmonic Synergy

Inspirations from nature help Milliken’s ColorDirection 2021 sing in Harmonic Synergy.
(Photos © 2020 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR223)As togetherness and context become increasingly important trends for both society and industry, through its ColorDirection 2021, Milliken & Company has embraced colors and textures that complement each other to reflect these vital values.

DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant.DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020. Affected employees have been informed and other operations at the Leuna plant will not be impacted by the move. The difficult decision was reached as a result of global overcapacity for nylon films.

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