Towards the end of the year, the PVC industry is still confronted with the difficult supply situation and the ongoing price increases on the market. Force majeure statements continue. Prices for electricity and gas rise incredibly. The situation hits the whole plastics industry value chain hard.
AF-Color has used the past few months intensively to further develop its existing portfolio and to finalise new products. A particular focus was on masterbatches for future-oriented and sustainable applications.
Safic-Alcan, a global specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the expansion of its distribution agreement with Labema in Portugal, Poland, South Africa, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Ampacet introduces the Smoothies Collection, masterbatches reflecting the natural components of six fruit mixtures in robust color pathways that have recently dominated fashion runways. The underlying messages of health and escapism permeate the collection.
Proell's core business lies in the development of custom-made chemical products for coating/decorating plastics and other materials, as well as innovative ink systems for IMD/FIM technology, and screen and pad printing inks.
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.
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.
Worldwide plastics recycling is reaching a rapid pace. Black and coloured plastics, however, place the biggest challenge on the separation and sorting in plastics recycling.
Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Nucleant PP 4000389-E, a nucleating additive designed to improve polypropylene mechanical properties and stiffness.
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”).
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.
At Chinaplas 2021, Clariant will debut new high-end sustainable additive solutions for plastics to support local manufacturers in adapting quickly to the requirements of highly-demanding new applications and environmental goals (Booth 15E39).