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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.


Ampacet announces Russia plant expansion

Ampacet announces Russia plant expansion

Ampacet, a premier global provider of masterbatch and additive materials, services and solutions, will strengthen its presence and service in the Russian market with the expansion of its plant in Tver, Russia. The expanded site started up the additive production line in the beginning of 2021.


Ampacet receives Cotrep certification

Ampacet receives Cotrep certification

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has obtained Cotrep certification for its NIR-sortable black masterbatch Rec-Nir-Black PE 302 (1900302-E) for use in PP rigid packaging applications.


Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

The fields of application for synthetic iron and chromium oxide pigments from specialty chemicals company Lanxess are broad. Bayferrox and Colortherm are the main product groups used for coloration in the construction, paints and coatings and plastics industry.


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.


Avient to expand color concentrate capabilities in Vietnam

Avient to expand color concentrate capabilities in Vietnam

Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, will complete an expansion of existing production capabilities for color concentrates at its Binh Duong site in Vietnam by next month.


Masterbatches for high temperature polymers with brilliant color results

Masterbatches for high temperature polymers with brilliant color results

Color is also essential in the field of high-temperature polymers. It is often used for visual differentiation and is therefore all the more important in terms of color intensity and variety. New color formulations can withstand the extraordinary demands and stand for a high level of quality.