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Plastic Materials & Additives

Ampacet Silky Bliss Masterbatch Provides Recyclability with an Elegant Appearance

Ampacet has introduced the Silky Bliss masterbatch collection, designed to provide an elegant silky surface treatment as well as recyclability to PET and rPET packaging applications.

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Ampacet Launches Antiscratch Additive

A new additive from Ampacet, AntiScratch ABS 6000047-E, enhances the surface appearance of styrenic plastics by improving abrasion and scratch resistance without impacting gloss, aesthetics or mechanical properties.

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Hardie Polymers Supports COVID-19 Research

Glasgow-based polymer distributor, Hardie Polymers, is making a donation to the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Virus Research for every polymer order it receives in May and June for medical applications.

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New Ampacet BIAX4CETM Portfolio Supports the Circular Economy

With decades of experience in masterbatches for BOPP film and PE blown film applications, Ampacet has introduced BIAX4CETM masterbatch portfolio specifically designed for BOPE film.

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Covestro and ALBIS Delivering Plastics for Face Masks, Ventilators, and Protective Eyewear

Amid the global COVID-19 crisis, Covestro and ALBIS are committed to doing all they can to make materials available for urgently needed respirator masks, ventilators, and protective eyewear.

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Whitecroft Lighting Chooses LATI Thermally Conductive Compound Heat Sinks

The combined skills of LATI and Protool Plastics Group were instrumental in enabling the successful use of polymer heat sinks in Whitecroft Lighting’s innovative new Mirage 3 range of luminaires.

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Plastribution Updates Customers on Material Supply Chain

The team at Plastribution have published an in-depth COVID-19 information page on their website, updating their customers on the current situation with the polymer supply chain.

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VEKA Compounds Opens its Gates to Ensure Supply for Emergency Nightingale Hospitals

Wellingborough-based VEKA Compounds came out of lockdown temporarily after a customer expressed a need for a large volume of premium grade, white recycled polymer that it needed to supply a special order of PVC-U cable […]

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Unlocking the Innovation Behind Contactless Locker Access

In the grip of a global pandemic, hygiene practises are more important now than ever before. SteriTouch always prided itself on creating antibacterial solutions for a vast range of products and applications. Working with eLocker […]

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Ampacet Introduces Compatibiliser Masterbatch REVIVE 962 E

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced REVIVETM 962 E, a compatibiliser masterbatch that enables recycling of multi-material packaging made of polyolefin and technical polymer components into quality film applications.

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