ADDITIVES NEWS

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SI Group Adds China Location to Manufacture Weston 705

Production startup of SI Group’s proprietary liquid antioxidant scheduled for May 2021.
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Heartland Industries to Open Industrial Hemp Processing Facility

With financing from Bank of Ann Arbor, Heartland’s facilities will process 1.5 million lb/yr of industrial hemp for automotive, plastics and packaging industries.

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REPI has Acquired Novosystems GmbH

Italy’s REPI, global supplier of  high-performance liquid color and additives for thermoplastics and polyurethanes expands product offering through new acquisition.
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BASF Issues Price Increases on Plastic Additives and Nylon 6

Price adjustments attributed to volatility in pricing and availability of raw materials and high freight rates.
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‘First’ Carbon Fiber Smartphone Developed by German Startup

Lanxess Tepex dynalite 208 TPU is the matrix material for Carbon Mobile’s ultra-thin and extremely light smartphone.
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Milliken Expands Recycling Additives Product Portfolio with new Acquisition

Milliken has acquired Zebra-chem GmbH, a global manufacturer of peroxide and blowing agents additive masterbatches.

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Lanxess to Acquire Emerald Kalama Chemicals

Emerald Kalama’s additives for plastics include non-phthalate PVC plasticizers and polyolefin modifiers.
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'Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day' Recognized on Feb. 20.

Plastics additives and adhesives supplier Mayzo has joined the worldwide campaign engaging girls in the engineering field.  
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Milliken Joins Global Organization for PHA to Drive Adoption of Biodegradable Polymers in Single-Use Packaging

Existing and new additives technology from Milliken will be aimed at improving the processing performance, aesthetics and other key attributes of PHA biopolymers.  

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Acrylic Impact Modifiers Key to Enhanced Callaway Golf Balls

Dow’s Paraloid impact modifier and a proprietary blend of Surlyn ionomers make up the hybrid cover of Callaway’s new ERC Soft and Supersoft golf balls.  
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