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ELIX Polymers launches product line for consumer sectors with special requirements on safety of use

ELIX Polymers launches product line for consumer sectors with special requirements on safety of use. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR021)ELIX Polymers is launching a new line of ABS products under the brand name Chemical Compliance (CC) for applications that include toys, cosmetic containers, and products that come into contact with food. The aim of the new range is to satisfy the requirements of consumers increasingly concerned about the safety aspects of materials that day-to-day products are made from. Reinforced standards applied during production of CC grades will enable ELIX to offer additional guarantees on regulatory compliance during the lifetime of finished products.

Opening 1st PlasticRoad bike path in the world

Opening 1st PlasticRoad bike path in the world.A world premiere in the Netherlands: the first PlasticRoad bike path was recently opened in Zwolle, Overijssel. Inventors of the PlasticRoad, Anne Koudstaal and Simon Jorritsma – together with Member of the Provincial Executive of Overijssel, Bert Boerman and Alderman William Dogger of the municipality of Zwolle, cycled the first bike path made from recycled plastic. The concept was presented three years ago by road construction company KWS (a Royal VolkerWessels company). Wavin and Total joined forces with KWS in 2016 to develop the concept into a product. A second PlasticRoad bike path pilot in Giethoorn, near the pilot location in Zwolle, will be opened in November.

ELIX Polymers to highlight latest material innovations for key markets at Fakuma 2018

ELIX Polymers to highlight latest material innovations for key markets at Fakuma 2018. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR041)The next Fakuma show for the plastics processing industry is just around the corner, and materials supplier ELIX Polymers is readying its offering. Fakuma 2018 will be in Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, on October 16-20, and the speciality ABS supplier will be on Stand 5002 in Hall B5 to shine the light on its latest innovations.

SANITIZED (China) Ltd. to Feature Advanced Antimicrobial Additives for Flexible Polymer Applications at Shanghai Trade Fair

Besides thermal stability and compatibility with most formulations, Sanitized® PL 14-32 provides high UV resistance and no yellowing after UV exposure, as well as good water resistance. It protects the target material against the unwanted effects of microbes such as bacteria, mold, mildew, yeast, pink stain and algae. 
(Photos: SANITIZED AG, PR022) The global antimicrobial market is big business. Demand is strong due to increasing public awareness about contamination and infections, and by consumers’ desire for protective solutions. At Cinte Techtexil China 2018, taking place Sept. 4-6 in Shanghai, SANITIZED (China) Ltd. will be showcasing on Booth D25, Hall N1, its long-lasting Sanitized® Swiss antimicrobial protection for flexible polymer applications.

ELIX Polymers publishes its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting its human capital as the key to success

ELIX publishes its 2017 Sustainability Report. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR042)ELIX Polymers, a manufacturer of thermoplastic materials and located at Polígono Sur in Tarragona, has published its Sustainability Report, which aims to provide its stakeholders with a clear understanding of the company’s commitment to transparency and information related to its activity during the 2017 tax year.

Swell Changchun uses platable ELIX ABS P2MC for new FAW-Volkswagen projects

Front grille and logo of the Chinese-built VW Magotan are produced in ELIX ABS P2MC. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR040)A leading supplier of electroplated automotive parts in China has selected ELIX ABS P2MC from ELIX Polymers for several new projects for FAW-Volkswagen Automotive. Changchun FAW Sihuan Swell Auto Parts is making use of the best-in-class plating performance of this specialty grade to produce parts with very good surfaces and with very low scrap rates after the electroplating process.

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