Sabic Broadens Composites Portfolio with Addition of Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Tapes

SABIC – one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies – has expanded its growing portfolio of innovative material solutions with the recent investment in a majority stake in Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics B.V., with manufacturing operations in Lelystad, The Netherlands. SABIC’s new Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics (FRT) business specializes in the production of engineered thermoplastic, fiber-reinforced unidirectional […]

Clariant Presents ColorForward® Automotive

 2nd edition of color guide customized for car designers  Trend analysis and color-design tool offers creative inspiration  Examines trends that will influence consumers in 2017 Muttenz, March 8, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has released the Automotive Edition of ColorForward® 2017. This is the second year Clariant has […]

Clariant plans to expand masterbatch production capacity

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 equipment and facilities, with an aim to make major investments […]

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, China; Singapore, and at two plants in the US. In […]

Clariant expands MEVOPUR® capability forpre-colored compounds

Offers more choice to processors and healthcare product producers  Broader range to include high temperature resins  Featured at MD&M West 2016 / Pharmapack Europe 2016 Muttenz, February 10, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has expanded its capacity to produce pre-colored compounds for medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging.Facilities to process […]