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LANXESS increases prices for solvent dyes

LANXESS globally increases the prices by up to 20 percent

The second edition of The OXO Conference oriented on the market

For the second time, Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A. invited business partners, representatives of the plastics industry and chemical processing to take part in The OXO Conference.

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.


Oxo degradable plastic packaging is not a solution to plastics pollution?

Oxo-degradable plastics are being produced and sold in many countries, with society being led to believe they safely biodegrade in nature. Yet significant evidence suggests oxo-degradable plastics do not safely biodegrade but fragment into small pieces, contributing to microplastics pollution.

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.

BASF invests in innovative functional chemical company

BASF Venture Capital (BASF) is leading an $8 million Series B financing round in the U.S. functional chemistry firm, NBD Nanotechnologies (NBD Nano).

New generation of iron oxide red pigments on the market

LANXESS is now marketing an even more extensive range of iron oxide red pigments.

Gabriel-Chemie presents latest colour trends

Gabriel-Chemie presents at this year´s Fakuma the 18th edition of the annual COLOUR VISION series.

Braskem presents adhesive and sealant solutions at FEICA 2017

The company will show a wide range of products for high-performance adhesives and sealants.

LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business unit combines rubber and colorant specialties

Following the acquisition of U.S. firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has revised its organizational structure.

Milliken at Drinktec 2017

Milliken at Drinktec 2017 to highlight how its ClearShield UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles.

Textile look of molded surfaces with PolyOne's Smartbatch Fabric FX

At the VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering congress this week, PolyOne is introducing Smartbatch Fabric FX color and additive concentrate.

Clariant to participate in Pharmapack Europe 2017

In Paris Clariant will show pharmaceutical and medical professionals new technology to add value and functionality to drug packaging and delivery devices.

Evonik acquired Air Products specialty additives business

Evonik Industries AG has completed the activities to acquire the specialty additives business of the US company Air Products, Inc. for US$3.8 billion.

Milliken at Arabplast 2017

Specialty chemicals supplier Milliken & Co. invites polypropylene producers, compounders and converters to join with it to enable future innovation across the plastics industry.

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