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Flame-retardant and ready for Industry 4.0

With the product family Percolen, Grafe is offering a vast portfolio of conductive plastics for the most diverse applications in order to pave the way to a fully digitized future.

Newly presented at Fakuma: Colour Vision N°19

With almost 48,000 trade fair visitors and more than 1,900 exhibitors, the Fakuma once again took a strong stand. Right at the center the Gabriel-Chemie Group presented its modern side and numerous new innovations.

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At Fakuma 2018, Grafe presented its latest developments of marker masterbatches for thermoplastics.


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.

BASF showcases variety of new products at Fakuma

The international trade fair for plastics processing will see BASF experts discussing the current market trends in the automotive, lifestyle and industrial development sectors. Many new products and innovations will be presented at Fakuma 2018.

High-performance Plastics, compound solutions, and master batches from Albis Plastic

Albis Plastic GmbH will be presenting its portfolio of high-performance Plastics, compound solutions, and master batches at Fakuma 2018 in Friedrichshafen.

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.

LyondellBasell completes acquisition of A. Schulman, Inc.

Combination creates a premier global provider of Advanced Polymer Solutions

 BASF boosts capacity for highly chromatic yellow pigments

BASF will extend its production capacities for isoindoline yellow pigments by around 70% by 2020, as the demand for high-performance pigments grows. Bright yellow tones that offer a high degree of weather resistance and temperature stability are sought after, particularly in demanding applications involving industrial coatings.

Goodbye petroleum, hello bio!

Bio-based multilayer transparent barrier films are now reality.

Clariant reports strong progress in the first half of 2018

Clariant today announced first half 2018 sales of CHF 3.389 billion compared to CHF 3.132 billion in the first half of 2017. This corresponds to 7 % growth in local currency and 8 % in Swiss francs. Sales growth was supported by organic growth contributions from all Business Areas, in particular Catalysis and Care Chemicals.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Gabriel-Chemie Plant in Russia

The Austrian based Gabriel-Chemie Group has been operating successfully with its own subsidiary in Russia since 2007. Due to the steadily growing business and the increasing demand for masterbatch in Russia and the neighbouring countries as Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, it became necessary to adjust the production capacity of Gabriel-Chemie Russia to the future requirements.

Clariant to increase prices for masterbatch and compound products

Clariant to increase prices for masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, polymers, carbon black, pigments, dyes and additives.

Clariant to increase prices for all masterbatch

Global price of masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives increase effective February 1st 2018 or as soon as contracts allow.

Innovation is Key to the Future

China is rapidly becoming a preeminent new market in the world. With over RMB 1.5 trillion spent in R&D in 2016, a 10.6% annual increase, and of which 77.5% was contributed by businesses, the overall productivity and comprehensive national power of China is strategically being boosted, enhancing the country's influence in technology innovations.

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