ADDITIVES NEWS

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Expanded Novel NOR Stabilizer Technology for Agricultural Films from BASF

BASF’s new plant to deliver wider range of NOR UV and thermal stabilizers to benefit growing global agricultural industry.

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Tolsa's Biocidal Additives Demonstrate Viricidal Activity

Tolsa’s Adins Protection additives are powerful biocides active against bacterial, algae and fungi with new viricide performance including Coronavirus types.

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RTP Acquires Anti-Scratch Additives Patents from TenasiTech

RTP adds to its anti-scratch capabilities for engineering resins with TenasiTech’s nanoparticle additives technology  

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Former CEO, Owner of Heubach Group Dies

Owner of global pigments manufacturer Heubach passed away after a brief illness in Salzburg.

Packaging

BASF's Sicopal Black Gets Expanded FDA Clearance for Recycling

The FDA sanctioned carbon black alternative pigment from BASF’ Colors & Effects is one of the first recyclable black pigments for food contact applications.
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Consumer Products

Ascend Acquires Italy's Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.

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Slide Products Offers Hazardous Aerosol Return Service

Slide Products’ new SHARP program helps molders reduce disposal costs and keeps hazmat out of waste stream. 

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SK Capital Acquires Majority Interest in Techmer PM

The strategic partnership between SK Capital and Techmer PM will further expand the reach of Techmer’s platform. 

Medical

Ascend Submits First FDA 510(k) for Clearance of Antimicrobial Technology for Surgical Masks

Data from independent labs find Ascend’s Acteev antimirobial technology for surgical masks deactrivates bacteria, fungi and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2.

Engineering Resins

PolyOne Acquires Clariant Color Masterbatches, Renames Company

On the same day of its acquisition of Clariant’s color masterbatches business, PolyOne also announced that going forward, it will be known by the name ‘Avient’.
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