Polymers


CHEMLOGIS and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Mexico

CHEMLOGIS’s CEO Ing. León Freiman K. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR032) SANITIZED customers in the polymer industry in Mexico will profit from CHEMLOGIS’s expertise and established sales network. The Sanitized® antimicrobial additives for hygiene function and material protection for polymers will be marketed in Mexico by our new sales partner.

“Smart Factory” for Technical Foam Solutions

At the company’s Duderstadt site in Germany, FoamPartner brought on line an 8,500 square meter Converting Center, which was designed as a highly digitalized and automated ‘Smart Factory’ to set new standards in the manufacturing of foam components. 
Photos: Building view, robotized foil packaging area, storage zone for foam blocks (ready for further processing), high-precision thermal press, tailored microphone windshield manufacturing cell. (Photos: FoamPartner)
The new FoamPartner Converting Center GmbH complements the existing expertise of the FoamPartner Group to provide a vertically integrated value chain from foam production to customized precision components.

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.

Miele selects high-flow ABS grade ELIX 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model Triflex HX 1

Miele selects high-flow ABS grade ELIX 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model Triflex HX 1.
(Photo: Miele, PR057)High-end domestic appliance producer Miele & Cie. KG (Miele) has selected ELIX Polymers’ high-flow ABS grade 118HF for its new battery-powered vacuum cleaner model, the Triflex HX1. ELIX Polymers developed the grade specifically for the application, with improved rheological properties that enable a reduction of wall thickness of the vacuum cleaner housing parts. ELIX Polymers, headquartered in Tarragona, Spain, is a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives.

ELIX Polymers joins the fight against COVID-19 with biocompatible ABS grades for medical devices

Medical masks.
(Photo courtesy of the Noumena company, PR058)Leading ABS producer ELIX Polymers is collaborating with a large group of companies within ClusterMAV, the Advanced Materials Cluster of Catalonia, Spain, in the fight against COVID-19. The partners are working in collaboration with the National Federation of Innovative Business Groups and Clusters (FENAEIC), which focuses on promoting collaboration between federations, clusters and their partners, within the European Cluster collaboration platform.

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