ADDITIVES

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PVC Plasticizers Based on Renewable and Chemically Recycled Feedstock

BASF’s new biomass balance BMB and chemically recycled Ccycled  now part of the company’s portfolio of plasticizers.    

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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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Liquid Toner Technology for Consistent Color Dispersion in Transparent PC

Avient’s ColorMatrix Optica for PC boast exceptional clarity and color consistency for a broad range of applications.
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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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Next-Generation Antifog Additive for Packaging and More

Avient’s new Cesa Nofog Plus performs in both hot and cold food packaging as well as agricultural and protective films.

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Blue Toners & Colorants for Enhanced Recyclability of PET Packaging

Avient’s new ColorMatrix Optica blue toners and colorants formulated for addition to virgin and recycled PET for injection and extrusion processes.  
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Heat-Resistant Inorganic Yellow Pigments for High-Performance Polymers

Lanxess’  Colortherm Yellow pigments based on iron oxide and zinc oxide are designed for cost-effective coloration  

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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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Color & Additive Masterbatches for PCR PET Packaging

Chroma Color has developed additive concentrates that are said to allow for higher levels of PCR PET in packages.
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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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