Dyes & additives

Plastics additives modify and enhance the properties of polymers. They are used e.g. to improve the plastification, stability and prevent oxidation and microbial attack. Very important group of plastics additives are pigments, which are used to create desired colours attractive for consumers.

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Clariant’s new collaborative

Clariant’s new collaborative innovation center

Clariant announces a new collaborative innovation center to support North America’s paints and coatings industry in meeting the challenges of emerging trends, increasing performance requirements, and meeting sustainability needs.

Steen Jensen appointed as

Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

Plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic has appointed Steen Jensen as the new General Manager of Scandinavian subsidiary Biesterfeld Nordic AB. In September 2021 Steen Jensen will succeed Eric Lundén, who is moving on from the company after six successful years.

Introducing RAL Color Reader

Introducing RAL Color Reader

RAL Colours, one of the leading global colour standardizing companies, announces the launch of its new colour tool, the RAL Color Reader.

Feddersen Group at Fakuma

Feddersen Group at Fakuma 2021

After one year without trade fairs, the companies of the Feddersen Group are finally looking forward to meeting their business partners in person again at Fakuma 2021. They will be coming up with a whole bouquet of new products and services to provide ideas and inspiration for new, future-oriented and sustainable applications.

Ampacet introduces nucleating

Ampacet introduces nucleating agent

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Nucleant PP 4000389-E, a nucleating additive designed to improve polypropylene mechanical properties and stiffness.

Clariant divests its Pigments

Clariant divests its Pigments business

Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it has reached definitive agreements for the divestment of its Pigments business to a consortium of Heubach Group (“Heubach”) and SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”).

Lanxess increases prices for

Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

Lanxess is raising its prices for inorganic pigments globally with immediate effect, subject to existing agreements. Quotations will be increased by EUR 150 minimum per metric ton or its equivalent in local currency.

Increased production capabilities

Increased production capabilities thanks to new plant in Poland

Congratulations to our Polish colleagues. The new production facility in the Wroclaw area in Poland is now fully operating. While hubergroup has been operating a mixing station in Poland since 1992, the Polish branch was now expanded to a production site thanks to its good development.

Addiplast acquires a colouring

Addiplast acquires a colouring unit from Toyo Ink

The specialist in technical polymers for the plastics industry, based in Haute-Loire, close to Lyon, in France, is taking over the business of the Japanese company Toyo Ink Europe Speciality Chemicals, located in the Oise region.

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