Baerlocher introduces new generation of LOW-VOC kickers
Munich, February 26, 2014 – Baerlocher, a leading global supplier of additives for the plastics industry, continues to drive innovation aiming to improve indoor air quality. Under the name Baerostab KK-432, the company introduces an all new generation of LOW-VOC kickers. The advanced solutions help to reduce organic emissions and fogging effects, enabling the automotive supply industry, flooring and wallpaper producers and more to adapt to new challenges of their markets.
Based on the current discussion about azodicarbonamide (ADCA) and new regulations aiming to improve indoor air quality, various markets face significant demand for new kickers to ensure that the level of ADCA in the final product does not exceed the limit of 0.1 percent.
With its new range of LOW-VOC kickers, Baerlocher supports the industry to meet the requirements set by REACH and ISO 16000 and thus to conform to national regulations such as the AgBB in Germany, the French „Émissions dans l’air intérieur“, and more.In addition, the new kickers help to control fogging effects in the final product, enabling manufacturers to significantly increase product quality.
“It runs like a thread through the history of Baerlocher – we enable our customers to quickly adapt their business to changing market demands and new legal regulations in order to maintain their competitive position,” says Andy Jones, Global Head of Business Unit PVC Additives at Baerlocher. “With our new LOW-VOC kickers, our latest innovation, we ensure that our customers’ products meet the even higher demands in terms of sustainability”.
The Baerlocher group of companies is a leading supplier of additives for the plastics industry. Its offering includes a very broad range of stabilizers as well as other additives for all polymer applications.
Characteristics of Baerlocher are strong customer and employee orientation, as well as innovation and sustainability. Continued leadership in innovation is demonstrated by Baerlocher’s support to the PVC industry in the transition from Lead- to Calcium-based stabilizers as well as by the innovative lubricant systems for wood plastic composites.
Baerlocher is committed to the principles of responsible care. The company maintains an ISO 9001 certified quality management system and its environmental management system complies with ISO 14001. Baerlocher is involved in a variety of activities, both in industry and in society. It plays an active role in trade associations and runs a Plastic Additives Museum at the production site in Lingen, Germany. The company also provides opportunities for apprenticeships in various business areas.
The Baerlocher group of companies has manufacturing sites around the globe and operates a sales network covering all major countries.Baeropan, Baerostab, Baeropol, Baerolub and Baerocid are registered trademarks of Baerlocher.
For more information please visit www.baerlocher.com.