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Steen Jensen appointed as General Manager of Biesterfeld Nordic AB

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.


Ampacet introduces nucleating agent

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 business

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”).


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, close to Lyon, in France, 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.