LANXESS has announced its intention to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

Sep 27, 2016 8:46 AM Industry News

A toilet system designed to reduce water consumption through a unique flush system as well as increase hygiene has received an extra level of protection through the use of antimicrobial additives. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:07 AM Materials

Prisma Colour Ltd, a manufacturer and global supplier of colour and additive concentrates to the rubber, plastics and surface coatings industries, has announced the acquisition of two new businesses, Emsar Polymers and Adam Polymer Ltd. more

Sep 8, 2016 10:13 AM Industry News

A plastic ‘bag for life’ produced using antimicrobial technology has been awarded the accolade of ‘Best New Idea’ at a recent industry event. more

May 5, 2016 12:20 PM Industry News

Clariant has announced it is to invest CHF 7.5 million (approx. £5.4 million GBP) in specialised equipment and facilities to expand its production of colour and additive masterbatches for use in engineering resins and high-temperature plastics. more

Apr 27, 2016 10:05 AM Materials

Dow Corning has launched a new silicone masterbatch that is designed to reduce the coefficient of friction (COF) in high-speed form-fill-seal (FFS) packaging operations. more

Apr 27, 2016 9:47 AM Chinaplas 2016

​An absorption additive from Colorant Chromatics, a division of PolyOne, is said to help reduce the amount of energy required to cool shopping centres, sports stadiums and other large indoor facilities. more

Apr 25, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

Biomaster antimicrobial technology from UK-based Addmaster is being used in a plastic showerhead adopted by the NHS as ‘best practice’ for its hospital showering systems. more

Apr 22, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

Materials distributor, Biesterfeld Plastic, is now distributing masterbatches with antimicrobial and aseptic properties as part of its portfolio. more

Apr 14, 2016 10:12 AM Materials

Independent European distributor of innovative raw materials to the industrial sector, Cornelius Group, has been chosen as the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for coloured pigments, dispersions and driers from global chemicals manufacturer, Hunt more

Apr 13, 2016 12:08 PM Materials

Silvergate Plastics has formulated a new additive that it says enables increased output, lower energy costs and better colour dispersion in the production of PVC products. more

Dec 16, 2015 10:25 AM Materials

A UK distributor of plastic bread baskets has added a traceable additive to its products in order to prevent illegal recycling of the items. more

Dec 10, 2015 3:33 PM Materials

A Turkish manufacturer of polystyrene foam trays has added an antimicrobial additive into its packaging in order to prolong the shelf life of the contents and prevent bacterial contamination. more

Nov 27, 2015 10:45 AM Materials

Manufacturer of performance additives, Addmaster, says it is looking forward to 2016 with “great optimism” after it announced record sales for the current year. more

Nov 24, 2015 9:26 AM Industry News

Chemson, the world’s largest Manufacturer of PVC stabilizers, is investing heavily in its UK operation in a bid to enhance its customer offer and secure a market-leading position. more

Nov 4, 2015 9:30 AM Industry News

Silvergate Plastics is expanding its portfolio with a range developed specifically for use in 3D printing. more

Sep 23, 2015 9:59 AM Materials

Leading supplier of PVC additives and stabilisers, Chemson, is strengthening its UK manufacturing and business development capabilities to support ambitious growth plans. more

Jul 15, 2015 12:01 PM Industry News

International supplier of sealed liquid colorants and additives to the plastics industry, Riverdale Global, has launched a new satellite facility in the UK. more

Jun 18, 2015 10:26 AM Industry News

Milliken is showcasing new benefits of its technologies that respond to key industry demands of clarity and aesthetics, productivity improvements, sustainability and property optimisation. more

NPE 2015

Omya, a provider and distributor of specialty chemicals, and Arkema, a global chemical company, have entered into an exclusive pan-European distribution agreement. more

Dec 1, 2014 4:30 PM Industry News

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