Fervent M&A activities and growing imports are shaping the European polymer distribution market

Published: May 2021 AMI, Bristol, 07/06/21 – A new report from AMI Consulting published in May 2021 quantifies and analyses the European polymer distribution market and examines the most recent industry dynamics. The 2021 edition of AMI’s Polymer distribution in Europe report is the result of an extensive research programme, providing a detailed independent assessment of this […]

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 […]

Molecor obtains certification of its “safe protocol against covid-19”

This month, the international company TÜV, specialized in certifications, has granted Molecor the certificate 00/210016 as accreditation of its “Safe Protocol Against COVID-19” in its working centers in Loeches and Getafe, Spain. This certification identifies and accredits the company as a responsible one in which the security measures against COVID19 are complied with and is a valuable support for continuous […]

Biesterfeld brings SK Chemicals’ sustainable copolyesters to the global cosmetics industry

SK Chemicals launches new, sustainable product solutions from the ECOTRIA® brand onto the market. Following the successful establishment in the cosmetics industry of ECOTRIA® R100 and ECOTRIA® R200 products, which contain up to 30% PCR material, SK Chemicals and Biesterfeld are now presenting new product types with up to 70% PCR content in the form […]

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 […]

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 […]