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Rick King, Katiah Anderton, Joanni Turner BASF Plastic Additives

Additives: Polyolefin Discoloration
There’s a growing demand for PE films with lower initial color and improved color stability, as well as better retention of physical properties. New stabilizer systems address these and similar concerns for molded PE and PP parts.

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Conference Uncovers Innovations Across a Range of Processes, Markets
New materials and additives for injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming highlighted the SPE Polyolefins Conference.

Price Hikes on Plastic Additives Underway
Major players issue price increases closely coinciding with higher prices on all commodity resins.

More Materials & Additives Highlights from SPE’s Polyolefins Conference 
New semi-crystalline SEBS, additives for improved discoloration resistance, plant-based antioxidants, online compounding of TPO blends and more discussed in Houston.

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

BASF Plans Global Expansion in Additives
More light-stabilizer production slated in Alabama.

BASF to Expand North American Capacity of UV Stabilizers
Capital investment to boost production of Tinuvin product lines in step with polyolefin capacity expansions.

Automotive Color Predictions for 2020
BASF’s Color Excellence Team comes up with head-turning colors by region.

K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

Non-Ortho-Phthalates Gain Ground in Flexible PVC
Conversion to non-ortho-phthalate plasticizers expected to steadily continue.

Health, Environmental Concerns Give Non-Phthalate Plasticizers a Push
New and improved formulations are displacing leading plasticizer DEHP; DINP’s future is also now shakier.

BASF Launches New Global Pigments Brand
The new Colors & Effects brand aligns BASF's global pigments expertise across five industries.

PolyOne Acquires Maker of Colorants for Fibers
Expanding its specialty colorants and additives portfolio, PolyOne now offers colorants for the fibers industry.

Lightweighting Technologies Highlight Automotive Composites Conference
Advances in hybrid longer-fiber thermoplastic composites, growth in additive manufacturing, and increasing adoption of renewable materials in automotive were among the topics discussed at the recent SPE event.

BASF to Spin Off Pigments Business
By the second half of 2016, BASF plans to have spun off its pigments business into a new entity.

ADDITIVES: Effect Pigments In Blue And Copper Color Shades
BASF now offers portfolio of effect blue and copper shade pigments

Plastics Personnel Moves
Latest personnel moves including updates from SPE, SPI, Engel, BASF, Dri-Air, Mack Molding and more.

MATERIALS: BASF, Alpek To Switch Businesses Of Joint Venture
BASF will expand polyurethanes business while Alpek will expand EPS business.

ADDITIVES: BASF Sells PolyAd Service Bureau
Moving forward, BASF will increase focus on its core plastic additive business areas.

Additives at NPE: Many Routes To ‘Greener’ Plastics
Just as eco-friendliness was a major theme in materials news at the big show in April, so it was with additives.

Product Categories of BASF Corporation - Plastic Additives

Antistats
Color Dyes, Pigments
Epoxy Hardeners
Heat Stabilizers for PVC
Lubricants
Plasticizers
Processing Aids--Polymeric Type
Release Agents--External (Spray or Wipe-on)
Surfactants
Urethane Catalysts
UV Stabilizers

Trade Names

Heliogen
Irganox
Lumogen
Sicopal
Tinuvin
Uvinul