Clariant plans to invest approximately CHF 10 mln – a global initiative to expand its ability to produce color and additive masterbatches and compounds using engineering polymers and high-temperature plastics like PEEK (polyether ether ketone) is progressing on schedule.
Jeff Saeger, who heads the expansion...Read More »
Specialty chemicals firm Clariant has revealed that its five-year CHF10m (£8.3m) upgrade plan is proceeding on schedule, with refurbishment now completed at its plant in Ahrensburg, Germany.
Clariant’s global head of segment consumer goods and engineering and high temperature polymers Jeff Saeger, who is heading the expansion...Read More »
Poly-IQ (Cologne / Germany) has become the exclusive distributor of Nhat Huy Group’s (Hanoi / Vietnam; calcium carbonate masterbatches in Europe.
In addition to its use as a filler in PVC compounds and colour masterbatches, the material also finds application in the plastics,...Read More »
100% recycled content product provides the same performance as many standard grades of carbon black
Modern Dispersions Inc. (MDI) has launched a new line of black masterbatches that contain 100% recycled content. The company’s ECOBlack product, made of 100% recycled carbon black from post-consumer tires and polyethylene...Read More »
Israel-based producer of flame retardant (FR) masterbatches Kafrit for the building and construction industry has broadened its extensive flame retardant portfolio with a new range of halogen-free masterbatch products developed to meet the growing needs of the sector.
Struktol, a US supplier of polymer additives, together with its European distributor Velox, will highlight various products for recycled plastics and for polymer compounds that contain recycled content at K 2016.
Among the new products, STRUKTOL TR 229 is for use in both polycarbonate (PC) and PC/acrylonitrile...Read More »
South Wales-based manufacturer, Colour Tone Masterbatch, is celebrating twenty years of operation and technical innovation in the plastics industry .
The company, which most recently developed NIR detectable pigments to facilitate an increase in mixed-materials recycling, says that it intends to continue to develop new, innovative...Read More »
Tooling available for use in production blowmolding machines at tech center in Chicago
Clariant, a global specialty chemicals producer headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland, announced the availability of new blowmolding tools that can help customers evaluate how Clariant color and additive masterbatches perform in real-world applications. The tooling...Read More »
Amopacet’s latest special effect additives technology creates multidimensional color and texture.
The latest in special-effect colorant/additive masterbatches from Ampacet Corp., Tarrytown, N.Y., is the new patent-ending ReptyleFx, said to create unique, customizable colors and surface textures in flexible plastic film, which enables designers to create edgy new...Read More »
The Delhi-based Alok, one of the leading manufacturers of masterbatches (a key raw material for making plastic products), is eyeing to tap the growing light emitting diodes (LED) industry with its innovative products that help reduce the harmful effect of this energy-efficient lighting source on eyes.
While...Read More »
Liquid Antimicrobial Agents Provide Enhanced Product Protection at Lower Dosages than Pellet Masterbatches
+Clean™ Antimicrobials from Riverdale Global Are Available in Individual Containers, in Custom Blends with Liquid Colors, or as Part of the GlobalPlus™ Range of Sealed Liquid Additives
ASTON, PA, U.S.A., May 23, 2016: A new series of antimicrobial agents for use with polyolefins and engineering thermoplastics provides...Read More »
Clariant at Chinaplas 2016: emphasis on local tailored support for Greater China and South East Asia
- Value for People: product innovations tailored to functionality and safety focus of China’s & SEA’s plastics industries.
- New additives, pigments and masterbatches that touch people’s lives.
- Roll out of new ready to use AddWorks® plastic additives solutions for packaging, agriculture, automotive & transportation,...Read More »
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) masterbatch market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.7 percent during 2016-2021 driven mainly by the expanding plastic processing industry and surging demand from the packaging sector, according to a TechSci Research report.
Increasing demands for plastics in the Eastern region is driving the market of masterbatches, a key ingredient used for making plastic products
Plastiblends India Ltd, a part of Kolsite Group of Companies and a manufacturer of masterbatches, is reportedly planning to set a manufacturing plant...Read More »
Clariant, a Switzerland-based speciality chemical group, is planning to expand its capacity to produce colour and additive masterbatches used in engineering resins and high-temperature plastics such as polyether ether ketone (PEEK).
As part of the plan, the company will invest over Sfr7.5m ($7.54m) in specialised...Read More »
Clariant expanding global manufacturing of masterbatches for engineering and high temperature resins
Switzerland specialty chemicals company Clariant plans to invest more than CHF 7.5 million to expand the capabilities and capacities for the production of color and additive masterbatches for use in engineering resins and high-temperature plastics.
The largest investment has been earmarked for plants in Shanghai,...Read More »
Production will focus on white masterbatches
Industrial city site location enjoys easy access to suppliers and growing markets
Plant to open in early 2017
Muttenz, February 11, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces that construction work has begun...Read More »
Plastics Color Corporation, a leading provider in in colorants, com-pounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymer technologies, has revealed their 2016 Color of the Year.
The top spot goes to a bright, reddish hue appropriately named Giggles. This lively shade tops Plastic Color’s list of hottest colors for...Read More »
The process of plastic manufacturing leads to the production of varied items ranging from water bottles to toys for the kids. There are many processes and different techniques which go into the manufacture of plastic and each step and process of this plastic manufacture is crucial, time consuming and expensive....Read More »
What is masterbatch?
It is basically a substance of pigments or colours which is encapsulated by heating it up into a carrier rasin and after cooling it up, it is cut into granular shape. During the plastics manufacturing process the raw polymers get colored by these masterbatches. Plastic masterbatch...Read More »