Polymers


FoamPartner receives 3M Service Award

Polishing machine. (Photo: Getty Images/baona)
Leverkusen (Germany) / Wolfhausen (Switzerland) / Langenthal (Switzerland), June 2019. As a manufacturer, developer, and processor, the FoamPartner Group, headquartered in Wolfhausen (Canton of Zurich, Switzerland) supplies trade and industry worldwide with foams for a wide range of applications. For many years now, FoamPartner has been a strategic supplier for the US multi-tech corporation- 3M. FoamPartner also supplies its affiliate with more than 40 different polishing and interface pads for use in the automotive branch; some for the OEM, some for sales in the aftermarket trade.

Archroma to introduce new water-based ultra-low VOC coating technology

Screen capture of Archroma’s video on Archroma's Safe Seats system based on the new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has launched at the recent ITMA exhibition its new Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology.

Opstart SABIC PPE fabriek in Bergen op Zoom komt in zicht

Het team voor de nieuwe SABIC polyfenyleenether (PPE) fabriek is bijna compleet. Na een lokale en regionale wervingsactie heeft de onderneming 49 van de 59 arbeidsplaatsen ingevuld.Het team voor de nieuwe SABIC polyfenyleenether (PPE) fabriek is bijna compleet. Na een lokale en regionale wervingsactie heeft de onderneming 49 van de 59 arbeidsplaatsen ingevuld.

ELIX ABS-3D materials added to Ultimaker Marketplace

ELIX ABS-3D materials added to Ultimaker Marketplace. (Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR050)ELIX Polymers, a leading specialist in high-performance ABS materials, has added two new grades to the Ultimaker Marketplace for 3D printing equipment FDM applications. The move was made together with three partner companies producing filament from ELIX ABS: 3R3D, based in Spain; Filoalfa brand owner Ciceri de Mondel (Italy); and Print-me (Poland). The companies in the partnership cooperated within the Ultimaker Material Alliance Program.

ELIX Polymers enjoying success at CHINAPLAS 2019

From left to right: Daniel Engel: ELIX´s Export Manager, Carlos Müller: ELIX.s Business Director, David Castañeda: ELIX´s CEO, Toni Prunera: ELIX´s Head of Quality and Business Development and Fabian Herter: ELIX´s Marketing Manager Automotive & ABS Specialties. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR051)ELIX Polymers, a leader in specialty ABS-based materials headquartered in Tarragona, Spain, is exhibiting for the first time at Chinaplas 2019, as a sister company of Beijing-based Sinochem Plastics. Elix Polymers and Sinochem Plastics both belong to Sinochem International, which has activities across chemicals, metallurgy and energy.

SANITIZED AG invests in customer-specific development of antimicrobial masterbatches

Twin-screw extruder. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR024)
A specially developed twin-screw extruder in the SANITIZED AG TecCenter allows even faster development of new masterbatch combinations and the manufacture of test amounts of polymers with individual antimicrobial additives. This investment especially allows the targeted, customer-specific development of antimicrobial masterbatch qualities in nearly any type of polymer.

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