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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.


Perstorp introducing world´s first renewable Oxo products

Perstorp introducing world´s first renewable Oxo products

Pro and Valeric Acid Pro. 2-EHA Pro is based on 25% renewable raw materials, and Valeric Acid Pro contains 20% renewable content. The renewable material consists of biogas, and replaces natural gas using the mass balance concept.


Clariant to increase Ethylene Oxide capacity at Gendorf

Clariant to increase Ethylene Oxide capacity at Gendorf

The investment positions Clariant to continue its successful development of innovative EO-based specialties to support a wide range of industries, such as personal and home care, crop solutions, and industrial applications. No further details of the investment will be disclosed.