The Universal Selection Source: Polymer Additives

PVC and Sustainability Channel
PVC remains the most versatile polymer in terms of processing techniques and end-uses. Bans of phthalate-based plasticizers have led to new plasticizers. Many techniques are being investigated to lower environmental footprint of PVC, enable biodegradability and to allow safer, cleaner and durable PVC manufacture and use.

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Feb 17, 2017 | Industry News

Partnership for Bio-based Plasticizers Production - Jungbunzlauer & Green Biologics

Jungbunzlauer has received its first shipment of 100 percent renewable BioPure™ n-butanol from Green Biologics. Jungbunzlauer aims to produce bio-based CITROFOL® BI (tributyl citrate) and bio-based...

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Feb 9, 2017 | Industry News

PVC Segment to Boost Wood Plastic Composites Market by 2022: Zion Market Research

According to Zion Market Research, global wood plastic composites market was valued at USD 4.37 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 8.76 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 12.3% between...

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Jan 27, 2017 | Industry News

Baerlocher USA Announces Capacity Expansion to Meet PVC Demand

Baerlocher USA has announced it will add a third reactor for the production of calcium, zinc, sodium and other metal soaps at its facility. This major capital investment will increase capacity by 50...

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Jan 13, 2017 | Product News

Evonik to Present Processing Aid for Improved Rubber Compounds

Evonik will present a process additive for efficient tire production. VESTENAMER® acts as a plasticizer of rubber compounds in the mixing and manufacturing process. It can also improve the...

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Dec 9, 2016 | Industry News

Agreement to Produce Fillers for PVC Compounds - INEOS & Resysta

INEOS Compounds has announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Resysta. Under the terms of the Agreement, INEOS will acquire the rights to the exclusive production and marketing of...

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Feb 16, 2017 | Industry News

Perstorp at PVC Formulation 2017: To Present Solutions for Flexible PVC Optimization

Perstorp to present solutions for optimizing flexible PVC formulations based on polyol esters, including selection of the most suitable stabilizers. PVC Formulation 2017 provides latest market...

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Feb 7, 2017 | Article

Plastics Additives in China: Recent Regulatory Developments

By Dr. Kai Pflug

Environmental issues have certainly become more and more important in China. Consequently, environmental protection is one of the 5 core themes of the most recent Five-Year Plan (2016 to 2020). Many...

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Jan 23, 2017 | Industry News

PVC 2017 to Discuss Latest Developments in PVC Additives & Sustainability Programs

Organizing committee of “PVC 2017” have announced the conference program covering everything from sustainability and regulatory updates to breakout sessions looking at new, developing markets for...

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Dec 14, 2016 | Industry News

PVC Industry to Boost Acrylic Processing Aid Market by 2026

According to M&M, the global acrylic processing aid (APA) market is projected to reach USD 1,173.6 Million by 2026, registering a of CAGR of 6.2% between 2016 and 2026. Polyvinylchloride is...

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Dec 2, 2016 | Industry News

VinylPlus 2017 to Focus on PVC Sustainability Solutions

The 5th VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will examine the key sustainability challenges for PVC in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017. VinylPlus will focus on sustainability and delivering...

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