Plasticizers - news on Plastech

New DOTP facility at Sibur’s

The Perm facility is 100% ready for commissioning, with the first batch of dioctyl terephthalate coming off the line and shipped to customers as part of the pre-commissioning pilot.

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan

Arlanxeo introduces its new thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) that combine Keltan Eco ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) with green fillers, plasticizers and thermoplastics, resulting in EPDM products with up to 90% sustainable ingredients.

Azoty ZAK S.A. ceases ortho-phthalate

Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A. ceases ortho-phthalate plasticizers production. The Company’s long term strategy will be based on non-orthophthalate DEHT/DOTP (Oxoviflex) and specialty plasticizers.


Valtris Specialty Chemicals

Valtris Specialty Chemicals, a leading provider of specialty chemicals, appointed the Krahn Chemie Group as its new distributor for Germany, Poland, the Benelux, Switzerland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and the Baltic countries for their SANTICIZER.

Pevalen with compliance for

Perstorp's Pevalen non-phthalate PVC plasticizer obtains FDA compliance for key food contact applications.

MEPs against recycling of

The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), MEPs say.

Perstorp committed to DPHP

To increase support for its DPHP plasticizer customers in North America, Perstorp has secured a permanent storage tank for its Emoltene 100 (DPHP) plasticizer.

Good results of testing bio-based

Good results were reported during a meeting of the Placard project held at EuPC premises on 8 and 9 July.

Major new oxo plant in Sweden

Perstorp inaugurates major new Oxo plant in Sweden to strengthen position in PVC plasticizers and chemical intermediates.

Oxoviflex - plasticizer of

Grupa Azoty Zakłady Azotowe Kędzierzyn S.A. has expanded its product mix with the introduction of Oxoviflex, the first Polish non-phthalic plasticizer.

New major oxo investment in

Production of raw materials for Perstorp's general purpose PVC plasticizers at a major extension to Perstorp's main plant has begun on time.

Evonik optimizes the production

Evonik will be able to produce the plasticizer alcohol 2-propyl heptanol (2-PH) more efficiently at the Marl site.

New non-phthalate plasticizer

Grupa Azoty ZAK SA introduces a new product brand - Oxoviflex, a non-phthalate general purpose plasticizer.

Perstorp at Plastpol 2014

The Perstorp Group will be focusing on its innovative plasticizer product range at Plastpol 2014.

BASF doubles production capacity

BASF has doubled capacity of its non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll DINCH from 100,000 metric tons to 200,000 metric tons per year.