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Sustainability in packaging and beyond

The increasingly ethical and health-conscious demands of consumers is driving new quality standards and has inspired Gabriel-Chemie to introduce a new range of products to answer the demand for Halal and Vegan-compliant products.

Alternative solution to vacuum metallization for rigid plastic applications

Ampacet, a premier global provider of specialized polymers, services and solutions, has introduced FauxFoilTM, innovative technology for molding applications that offers an alternative to costly vacuum metallization and provides a reflective, metallic gloss and shine in a single step.

Clariant to debut new striking shade for transforming applications

Clariant product designers and engineers visiting Aluminium 2018 to heighten their creativity with the latest high-durability, sustainable color solutions for aluminum finishing.


Gabriel-Chemie increases production capacity in Russia

On 03 August 2017, Gabriel-Chemie and Governor of the Kaluga oblast signed an investment agreement concerning the construction and operation of a masterbatch plant in the Vorino industrial park near the Moscow.

Plastics coloring – Expertise from design to production stage

For more than 65 years Karl Finke GmbH has specialized in assisting plastics processors, designers and brand manufacturers in conversion of their color designs into production stage products.

Plastic Resins Inc. selects X-Rite Pantone for color formulation

Ci7800 Spectrophotometer and Color iMatch Software help Plastic Resin deliver fast, accurate small batch customer colors to molders.

ColorForward goes high-tech for 2016

Clariant and technology partners add holograms and laser marking to ColorForward 2016 Palette.

Clariant celebrates 10th anniversary of ColorForward

Clariant celebrates the anniversary of its color forecasting guide with a day-long customer event at the Clariant Innovation Center in Frankfurt.

Clariant releases ColorForward Interiors 2016

Clariant has released ColorForward Interiors 2016, the third annual trend and color forecasting guide for the fiber and textile market.

Clariant adds new colors to Mevopur range

Clariant announces expanded ISO/USP color palette with Mevopur polycarbonate masterbatches.

Cutting the cost of colouring rigid PVC

Recent developments in colour concentrate technology enable processors to add colour in-house.

Pioneering reactive additives for PU from Milliken

At Utech 2015 the company will show fully reactive polymeric additive technologies for polyurethanes.

RAL Colours extends network of distribution partners

RAL Colours signed the cooperation agreement with the companies from Austria and Brazil.

Clariant unveils ColorForward 2016

Clariant celebrates the 10th anniversary of its color forecasting guide for the plastics industry with the release of ColorForward 2016.

Clariant launches ColorForward 2015

Clariant's 9th Annual Color Forecasting Guide for the Plastics Industry draws on expertise of color, design, marketing, trend-watching and polymer specialists.