Tag Archives: Plastic Masterbatchs

Resin or polymer? What’s the more popular term today for plastic packaging?

Resin or polymer? What’s the more popular term today for plastic packaging?

The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded. But the reasons why people prefer one term over the other are quite persuasive either way. Just more than half (51%) ofRead More

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 hasRead More

Plastiblends India plans masterbatches plant in West Bengal

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 near Kolkata, West Bengal, to meet the growing demand ofRead More

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 investmentsRead 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, China; Singapore, and at two plants in the US. InRead More

Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia Commences Construction of New Plant in Yanbu

 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 on a new, state-of–the art masterbatch production unit in Yanbu,Read More

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 processRead More

Common alternative to BPA plastic is equally harmful in animal testing, study finds

“BPA-free” doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe. Public concerns over the potential harm of bisphenol A (BPA) – an industrial chemical used to strengthen plastic in things like water bottles and children’s toys – has seen many manufacturers develop ‘safer’, BPA-free alternatives in recent years. But one chemical that’s being used as a BPA substitute mightRead More

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