Ascend expands HiDura™ LCPA production capacity

New capacity brought online to meet growing demand HOUSTON – June 9, 2021 – Ascend Performance Materials has expanded production capacity for HiDura long-chain polyamides in its Greenwood, S.C., plant. The multi-million dollar expansion will help the company meet growing demand for its new product line. Launched in Nov. 2020, Ascend’s HiDura PA610 and 612 […]

Environmentally friendly, highly effective and cost-efficient: New halogen-free and new antimony-free FR solutions for the household appliance industry

Alon Tavor, Israel, June 2021 – New flame retardant masterbatches and compounds from Tosaf are either free of halogens such as bromine and chlorine or – for higher processing temperatures – free of antimony. What they all have in common is their very good performance combined with high cost efficiency. Typical applications include injection molded […]

Registration opens for Label Congress 2021

Three days of high-level conference and masterclass content to runalongside exhibition hall in Rosemont, IL this September. Registration is now open for Label Congress 2021, the first in-personnetworking and educational event for the US label industry since the startof the Covid-19 pandemic. the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Chicago, IL betweenSeptember 29th and […]

TotalEnergies, MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A. and Froneri announce the commercial launch of bio-based ice cream plastic cups made from Certified Renewable Polypropylene

Paris, June 16, 2021 –TotalEnergies, MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A. and Froneri join forces to develop a sustainable food packaging made from Certified Renewable Polypropylene. The multinational ice cream manufacturer Froneri -Joint Venture between Nestlé and R&R Ice Cream -has placed an order with MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A for 100 million plastic cups made from TotalEnergies […]

Clariant completes its divestment program by reaching agreement to divest its Pigments business

Definitive agreements signed by a consortium of Heubach Group and SK Capital Partners to acquire Clariant’s Pigments business Enterprise Value of CHF 805 million to CHF 855 million, representing a 10.7x to 11.4x stand-alone adjusted EBITDA multiple per April 2021 (LTM) depending on an earn-out payment of CHF 50 million Clariant will be reinvesting for […]

The world’s plastics and rubber industry focuses on K 2022 in Düsseldorf

High demand for personal exchange, information and networking on a global scale +++ Guiding themes: circular economy, digitalisation and climate protection Now the deadline for registrations for K 2022 has been reached, it is clear that the interest taken by exhibitors in the world’s most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, to […]

arburgXvision: “Savings through hidden benefits! Savings – there’s still some to be had”

Fifth live broadcast: Tips and savings potential for efficient injection moulding processes In theory and in practice: optimising processes using a host computer system and assistance functions All eyes on digitalisation: networked production processes and machines improve productivity The fifth broadcast by arburgXvision entitled “Savings through hidden benefits! Savings – there’s still some to be […]

Market Study: Automotive Plastics – Europe

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