Clariant introduces new range of low foaming label-free emulsifiers for metal working fluids 

Clariant introduces new range of low foaming label-free emulsifiers for metal working fluids. (Photos: Clariant)Muttenz, March 22, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals industry, is launching two new emulsifiers suitable for replacing traditional alcohol ethoxylate emulsifiers in metal working fluid formulations. The new products Emulsogen® MTP 020 and Emulsogen MTP 030 join Clariant’s well-known Emulsogen MTP 070 to create an innovative new range of hazard label-free low foaming emulsifiers for the industry.

SABIC's Pre-NPE News

SABIC Body in White Reinforcement Components.ORLANDO, U.S.A., March 21, 2018 - Under the banner of “Chemistry that Matters™,” SABIC will exhibit at NPE 2018 (booth #S19001) with the theme: “What Matters to You?” – representing the company’s ongoing commitment to listen closely to its customers, share ideas and expertise, and work together to achieve new levels of performance. In the form of a question, the theme recognizes that ideas and innovative solutions take shape from a deep understanding of customers’ key needs and challenges.

Clariant allures personal care formulators with new multi-functional rheology modifier for premium products 

New Clariant rheology modifier Aristoflex® Silk for premium face care products. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 21, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the global launch of Aristoflex Silk, a novel rheology modifier with exceptional salt tolerance and silky, soft skin feeling for premium personal care products.

DSM launches Uralac® Ultra website to mark new stage of powder coating solutions for heat-sensitive substrates

DSM launches Uralac® Ultra website to mark new stage of powder coating solutions for heat-sensitive substrates. 
(Photos: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMREPR005)Zwolle (NL), 20 March 2018 - Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has today launched a dedicated Uralac® Ultra website to mark a new chapter for this breakthrough technology, which enables first-time-right powder coating of heat-sensitive substrates such as medium-density fiberboard (MDF).

SONGWON begins large scale manufacture of functional monomers in Ulsan, South Korea

SONGWON’s Ulsan team after successful startup of the new DCPD phenol monomer production line.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – March 20, 2018 – Having started to develop functional monomers about two years ago, SONGWON has now begun bulk manufacture at its production site in Ulsan, South Korea. These monomers provide resins and polymers with special functions, one of the most important being improvement of the physical and chemical properties of the final product. Applications include resins, sealants, adhesives and engineering plastics designed for use in coatings, the automotive sector and electronic packaging.

Clariant introduces HYDEX® E: Next-generation diesel dewaxing catalyst for superior cold flow improvement 

Clariant’s new HYDEX® E diesel dewaxing catalyst. (Photos: Clariant)Munich, March 20, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of its latest diesel dewaxing catalyst, HYDEX E. The new catalyst is an extension of Clariant’s well-established HYDEX series, designed for selective hydrocracking of long chain normal paraffins to improve the cold flow properties of middle distillates. HYDEX E maintains its predecessors’ exceptional robustness and flexible application, yet considerably increases diesel yield while reducing by-product formation. Consequently, producers not only benefit from higher cost-efficiency, but also improved sustainability.

Clariant dedicates personal care solutions to millennials at ICI exhibition in Indonesia 

Bluemidin – the Blue light fatigue breaker. 
(Photo: Clariant)Singapore, March 20, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will take part again in the Indonesia Cosmetics Ingredients (ICI) 2018 exhibition, this year under the special theme "Care for the Millennials." A host of personal care ingredients with an exellent functionality profile will be exhibited focusing on the special needs of those who fall within the age group of 18 – 34, whoare constantly exposed to various types of skin hazards. The leading personal care ingredient trade show will be held on April 3-5, 2018 at the JIExpo Kemayoran in Jakarta.

Clariant’s shareholders approve all agenda items 

Rudolf Wehrli, Chairman of the Board of Directors, opens the 23rd Annual General Meeting of Clariant AG. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 19, 2018 – At today’s Annual General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant AG, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 494 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 150 829 734 shares or around 45.44 % of the share capital of Clariant.

Milliken’s joint efforts with ITC Packaging and Verstraete IML to be clearly on display at Hispack 2018

In addition to eye-popping clarity, containers of NX™ UltraClear polypropylene made using Millad® NX 8000 clarifier are lightweight, microwaveable, can be hot-filled, and are recyclable.
(Photos © 2018 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR177)Ghent, Belgium – At this spring’s Hispack 2018 trade fair in Spain, Milliken Chemical will be showcasing containers of NX™ UltraClear polypropylene made using its Millad® NX 8000 clarifier, and highlighting why that material is the preferred solution for packaging.

Top product: TMS-SCE military grade heat shrink sleeves for aerospace and defense, oil and gas

Top product: TMS-SCE military grade heat shrink sleeves for aerospace and defense, oil and gas. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR253)DARMSTADT, Germany – March 19, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced its featured identification solution for February as the TMS-SCE military grade heat shrink sleeves. TMS-SCE marker sleeves are TE’s most popular product, particularly for aviation and defense applications, and are designed to meet wire and cable identification needs with high performance requirements.

Clariant launches EcoTain® in Personal Care at PCHi 

Clariant launches EcoTain® in Personal Care at PCHi. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today unveils its new “EcoTain in Personal Care” concept to support formulators in easily identifying ingredients that answer the general trend towards greater naturalness, eco-friendliness and social responsibility.

Innovative TPE technology for directly molding corner joints and ends to EPDM profiles

The new TPE technology for two-component parts with EPDM is intended above all for economical production of window trims and other sophisticated exterior automotive profiles. 
(Photo: © 2018 KRAIBURG TPE)The automotive industry is the largest and fastest-growing market for thermoplastic elastomers. KRAIBURG TPE has identified an increasing demand for TPE compounds for high-quality exterior applications and has speeded up its application-specific development of efficient TPE solutions for this industry.

INEOS Styrolution presents innovative solutions for interior and exterior automotive designs at PIAE in Mannheim

INEOS StyrolutionINEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, will highlight new styrenic solutions for the automotive industry as well as automotive applications designed with the company’s latest materials at the PIAE (“Plastics in Automotive Engineering”) in Mannheim, Germany. Highlights include a new scratch resistant Luran® HH-120, Novodur® Ultra 4255 and the innovative composite StyLight®.