SABIC launched today new LNP Elcrin WF006XXPiQ compound and LNP Elcrin WF0061XPiQ compound, the first two grades in a new portfolio of materials that incorporate pre-consumer recycled glass fiber diverted from the waste stream of industrial processes.
The leading Russian compounder is planning to increase the shipments of glass fiber reinforced grades within coming months both to domestic and European markets.
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is now operating another Coperion line to produce Polyamide 6, Polyamide 66 and Polybutylenterephthalate (PBT) at its Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany, location, making significant steps toward a new throughput range.
Wacker is showcasing two additives for processing biodegradable plastics at the 16th European Bioplastics Conference: its Vinnex additive system based on polyvinylacetate technology and its silicone-based performance additive Genioplast for thermoplastics and engineering plastics.
Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced FRESH+ 1032 AF (1001032-E), a new specialty antifog masterbatch for polyethylene flexible applications that offers exceptional slip performance and machinability on packaging equipment.
The laboratory base of the R&D Center was recently updated by new equipment. One of the main acquisitions was a Shimadzu universal testing machine of a desktop type with an increased traverse travel for carrying out physical and mechanical tests of various materials. The equipment was installed in November.
Polyplastic Trading House representatives had a meeting with the Hungarian office managers of HSH Chemie, one of the leading distribution companies having more than 30 years of experience and a network of offices in Central and Eastern Europe.
New TPE solution complies with global food-contact regulations.
International plastics and additives distributor Biesterfeld Plastic will soon be in an even better position to satisfy the growing demand for ABS. This is thanks to the commissioning of a new, state-of-the-art production facility owned by long-term copolymers partner Chimei.
ELIX Polymers and Roctool join forces to increase the chemical resistance of healthcare applications
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of disinfectants to clean surfaces in medical and daily life environments has increased remarkably, underscoring the importance of chemical resistance and property retention for materials used in medical and consumer devices.
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.
Ineos Styrolution has received a platinum rating by EcoVadis for its exemplary corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance.