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Transparency of polymers is a key property: very high purity is required for any glass-replacement and optical applications. Polyolefin clarifiers are so efficient that transparent PP can now compete with naturally transparent polymers. Finding the right formulation for transparent polymers is still a huge challenge.

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Apr 30, 2020 | Product News

PolyOne Launches Low-haze Oxygen Scavenger for PET Packaging

PolyOne has announced the launch of ColorMatrix™ Amosorb™ 4020G, a non-nylon based, low-haze oxygen scavenger for PET rigid packaging. The grade reduces the impact on rPET, as it reduces yellowing...

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Mar 2, 2020 | Industry News

New Transparent Bioplastic with UV Radiation Blocking Property

Researchers at the University of Oulu's research unit of sustainable chemistry have developed a new synthetic and transparent bioplastic that provides protection from the sun’s ultraviolet...

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Feb 7, 2020 | Product News

Clariant’s New Color Masterbatches Deliver Increased Reflectivity in Plastics

Clariant Masterbatches has developed a novel chrome color that opens new opportunities for designers and manufacturers of high-end products, bottles and packaging. The new color increases...

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Nov 4, 2019 | Product News

Milliken’s Clarifying Agent for PP Earns Critical Guidance Recognition

Milliken Chemical’s clarifying agent has received Critical Guidance Recognition. The clarifier’s technology improves the aesthetics of PP and is compatible with plastic packaging recycling. Test...

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Oct 16, 2019 | Product News

Milliken Introduces Sustainable Clarifier for PP at K 2019

Milliken has announced launch of Millad® NX® 8000 ECO, compatible with plastic packaging recycling. It yields durable end products with superb, glass-like clarity and addresses the growing trend for...

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Jul 18, 2019 | Product News

Milliken at K 2019: Sustainable Solutions to Enhance Plastics with Clarity

At the K 2019 trade fair, Milliken will showcase additive technologies for converters to manufacture more sustainably by reducing energy use, enabling the use of more mono-material packaging...

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Jun 4, 2019 | Industry News

New Bin-compostable Transparent Bioplastic for Safe Packaging

A team of researchers from the KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology have created a fully-compostable packaging for food products from bioplastic, which disintegrates with the help of microorganisms...

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Mar 28, 2019 | Industry News

Milliken to Build Clarifier Plant for PP in Blacksburg, South Carolina

Milliken & Company to begin building the largest clarifier plant in its history in Blacksburg, South Carolina. The world-class plant is due to begin operations in 2020 and will boost capacity of...

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Dec 12, 2018 | Product News

Milliken to Showcase Range of Clarifiers and more at Arabplast 2019

Milliken will be exhibiting at Arabplast in Dubai where it will showcase how its additives like clarifying agent, UV absorbers for PET packaging, nucleating agents, pigments and dyes can help...

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Nov 27, 2018 | Product News

Milliken Offers UV Absorber for Clear and Light-colored PET Bottles

Milliken offers ClearShield® UV absorber for clear and light-colored PET bottles. This technology provides clarity and transparency of PET and effectively protects UV-sensitive packed contents from...

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