ADDITIVES

Additives

SI Group Announced Price Hikes on Antioxidants

Driven by increases in raw material and freight costs, SI Group increases prices of its antioxidants.

Commodity Resins

Dover Chemical Issues Price Hike on Organo-Phosphite Additives

Driven by increases in raw material and freight costs, Dover’s price increase includes TNPP used as a process aid in polyolefin packaging.

Additives

Textural, Frosted Matte Special Effects Masterbatch for PET

Ampacet’s new Whispers Collection that provides a textured, frosted matte finish for PET applications within all market segments.

Additives

Struktol Achieves a Silver Sustainability Rating with EcoVadis

Struktol has also released its 2019 CSR report Our Sustainability PULSE, now available on its website.
#sustainability

Automotive

Antiviral Additive Reportedly Kills Coronavirus on Plastics in Auto Interiors

In response to COVID-19, automotive Tier 1 molder and compounder CpK has developed an antiviral additive for auto interiors and other applications. 
#Elastomers #closeupontechnology

Additives

Acetal Color Masterbatches for Automotive and More Based on Low-Emission Carriers

Tosaf’s new functional and combination masterbatches for POM are based on low-emission carriers.
#Elastomers

Additives

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.

Additives

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.

Construction

Graphite Flame Retardant Additive for Construction, Aerospace, Mass Transit Applications

NeoGraf’s new GrafGuard 280-50N expandable graphite flake FR additive for thermoplastics said to offer highest on-set temperature on the market

Automotive

High-Performance Black Masterbatch for Styrenics

Cabot’s new Plasblack XP6801D is a new generation SAN-based formulation for styrenics without the trade-off between color and mechanical properties.  
#color