Plastic Materials & Additives

VEKA Compounds Sponsors PVC 2021

VEKA Compounds, the polymer division of VEKA Recycling Ltd, is supporting the forthcoming PVC 2021 event as part of what the firm’s Managing Director Simon Scholes calls ‘positive engagement’ in the rigid plastics industry.

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IMCD & Eastman’s Copolymer to Advance Medical World

Eastman and distributor IMCD have been working closely together to get their state-of-the-art Eastman Tritan™ copolyester products to manufacturers of renal devices.

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HEXPOL TPE Publishes Inaugural Impact Report

International polymer compounding group HEXPOL TPE has published its first Impact Report today. It shows the environmental impact of HEXPOL TPE’s European operations in terms of the energy and water they consume and the waste […]

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Ampacet Announces Russia Plant Expansion and New Additive Production Line

Ampacet, a global provider of masterbatch and additive materials, services and solutions, will strengthen its presence and service in the Russian market with the expansion of its plant in Tver, Russia. The expanded site started […]

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New SteriTouch® Antimicrobial Additive Proven to Reduce SARS-CoV-2 by 93% in 2 hours

Radical Materials has launched an antiviral additive under its SteriTouch® brand which has demonstrated efficacy of 99.9999% within three hours against bacteriophage Phi6 and 93% in two hours against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.

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ALBIS Obtains INEOS Styrolution Distribution Rights for CLEARLUX®

As of April 1, CLEARLUX® from INEOS Styrolution will complement ALBIS‘ European distribution portfolio of transparent products. CLEARLUX® comes with FDA and European food approval. Initially, it will be offered in a standard transparent version, […]

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HEXPOL TPE: Super Swelling Hydrophilic TPE for Saline Environments

In response to increasing demand for waterstop construction and sea wall defences, polymer compounding group HEXPOL TPE has added new grades to their family of hydrophilic thermoplastic elastomer materials. The new Dryflex WS+ grades have […]

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Ampacet Receives COTREP Certification for NIR-sortable REC-NIR-BLACK

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has obtained COTREP certification for its NIR-sortable black masterbatch REC-NIR-BLACK PE 302 (1900302-E) for use in PP rigid packaging applications.

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FMV GmbH, ALBIS and BASF Optimise Dental Equipment for Tooth Cleaning

FMV GmbH, ALBIS and BASF have joined forces to produce a central component of the dental product “Proxeo Ultra PB-530” from W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos.

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