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 […]

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 […]

MULTIVAC inaugurates its Training & Application Center for Slicing & Automation

Wolfertschwenden, 15 June 2021 – Today MULTIVAC officially opened its Training & Application Center for Slicing & Automation (TAC) at the company headquarters. The guests included Stephan Thomae, member of the Bundestag, Alex Eder, Chief Executive of the Lower Allgäu Regional District, and Beate Ullrich, Lady Mayor of Wolfertschwenden. After the guests had been greeted […]

Packaging challenges of rapid urbanisation

OQ has hosted food packaging industrialists at a webinar exploring the contribution that highgrade polymers can make to enhancing environmental sustainability in food processing and packaging during an age of rapid urbanisation. The webinar reflects global concerns raised by the United Nations: a third of all food produced globally is lost or wasted. The UN […]