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Ascend makes first acquisition in China

Ascend makes first acquisition in China

Ascend Performance Materials announced today it signed an agreement to purchase the assets of NCM (Changshu) Co., Ltd., and Tehe Engineering Plastic (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., located in Changshu Yushan High-tech Industrial Park (known as “The Park”),


Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

Domo to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020.


Polykemi continues to deliver materials in the fight against COVID-19

Polykemi continues to deliver materials in the fight against COVID-19

For some of Polykemi's customers, the prevailing world situation leads to production increases and need for more material than normal. An example of this is the development of longtime customer Liljas Plast AB in Hillerstorp Sweden, which among other things produces parts for respirators and face masks.


Arburg and Ems-Chemie provide help

Arburg and Ems-Chemie provide help

The Swiss specialty chemicals group Ems-Chemie, the German safety eyewear manufacturer Uvex and plastics machinery manufacturer Arburg have been thinking about how they can provide quick help to rescue services, hospitals and medical personnel in the current situation.