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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. 
#Elastomers

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Additives: Transparent Impact Modifier for rPET

Sukano’s new impact modifier masterbatch can replace specialized copolyester resins with modified recycled or virgin PET for monolayer packaging. 
#pet

Construction

Additives: UV Stabilizer for Enhanced Darker Colored PVC Profiles

Penn Color’s new UV Enhancer stabilizer formulation said to boost weathering performance of PVC profiles by as much as 60%.
#pvc #color

Construction

New to Using Color Concentrates? Follow These Tips to Improve Results

With a focus on highly loaded color concentrates, here is a guide for processors of rigid packaging and building products on how to specify the appropriate colorant for these applications.
#pet #color #polyolefins

Medical

Custom Molder Helps Entrepreneurs Choose Optimal Colorants for Successful Product Launches

Blue Ring Technologies has zeroed-in on Chroma’s highly-loaded G2 colorant system for the production of high-quality parts.
#technologyinaction #processorsedge #polyolefins

Electronics

Additives: Heat Stabilizer Blends for Nylon 66 and Nylon 6

Bruggemann’s new Bruggolen TP-H1607 and TP-H1805 antioxidant blends said to overcome performance limitations of nylon 66 and nylon 6. 

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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.

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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’.
#color #polyolefins #Elastomers

Electronics

Additives: Cost-Effective Colorants for Wire & Cable Applications

PolyOne’s OnColor WC Choice wire & cable colorants said to achieve required performance levels cost effectively.
#polyolefins #Elastomers