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Addiplast acquires a colouring unit from Toyo Ink

Addiplast acquires a colouring unit from Toyo Ink

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


Movacolor introduces new features in unique dosing software

Movacolor introduces new features in unique dosing software

This week, Movacolor launches a new version of its leading software for dosing plastic additives. "Although we were already able to fulfill many customer requests with the previous software version, we challenged ourselves, being the leader in dosing technology, to go even further."


Ampacet extends ScratchShield line

Ampacet extends ScratchShield line

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has added two products to the ScratchShield line of additives that help to protect plastic products against scratching and abrasion without impacting gloss or mechanical properties of the resin.


Wacker launches renewables-based silicone sealants

Wacker launches renewables-based silicone sealants

Wacker is extending its silicone portfolio to include silicone sealants based on renewable raw materials. With its Elastosil eco brand now launched in Europe, the Munich-based chemical Group is able to offer products manufactured using bio-based methanol to silicone sealant suppliers.