ADDITIVES NEWS

Additives

ASTM International Standard Supports Brominated Flame Retardants in Plastics

“New standard will be a fundamental tool for assessing the potential exposure to brominated flame retardants during a product’s life cycle ...”

Additives

Solvay Bring Online New HALS Additives Capacity

Increased capacity of Solvay’s HALS products satisfies increased demand for UV stabilizers.

Purging Compounds

New Supplier of Color, Additives and Purging Compounds Offers Broad Portfolio

Britec Solutions’ range of products are based on innovative technologies in liquid color, purging compounds and additives for thermoplastics.
#color

Additives

PP Nucleating Agent Gets Certification from UL for its Energy Savings

Milliken’s Hyperform HPN nucleating agent enables an average of 5-8% energy savings.
#polyolefins

Additives

PolyOne to Acquire Clariant Color & Additive Masterbatch Business

Early synergies and innovation opportunities are seen by PolyOne in the forthcoming acquisition of Clariant Masterbatches. 
#color

Consumer Products

Milliken's PP Clarifier Receives Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastics Recyclers

Millad NX 8000 clarifying agent validated as compativle with plastic packaging recycling. 
#polyolefins

Packaging

UL Certifies Energy Savings in Molding Nucleated PP

Milliken’s nucleators in PP save an average of 5-8% in processing energy for injection molding.

Additives

Nexam Extends its Cooperation with Composites Manufacturer Diab

Nexam’s project with Diab has laid the foundation for new high-performance PET foam products using Nexam’s Nexamite technology.
#pet

Recycled Materials

Additives: Novel Process Aid for rPET and PET Preforms

PolyOne’s ColorMatrix SmartHeat RHC Reheat boosts thermal stability and color stability of rPET.
#pet #color

Packaging

Milliken Boosts Investment in Asia

State-of-the-art specialty chemical plant and knowledge center in Singapore set to open in Q1 2021.
#polyolefins