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PVC and Sustainability Channel

PVC remains the most versatile polymer in terms of processing techniques and end-uses.

As for many other polymers, there is a growing societal and regulatory pressure for manufacturers to develop lower environmental footprint, safer, cleaner and durable solutions. New generation PVC additives and modifiers such as plasticizers, biocides, stabilizers and more can play a significant role in solving these challenges. 

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Oct 11, 2019 | Industry News

RENOLIT Switches Product Range to Perstorp’s Phthalate Alternative Plasticizer

RENOLIT has completed the switch of all its US production for signage and graphics market product range to the phthalate alternative plasticizer Pevalen™, produced by Perstorp. It responds to the...

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Oct 9, 2019 | Industry News

Univar to Distribute INOVYN's Chlorinated Paraffins for PVC Enhancement

Univar Solutions has been selected to distribute INOVYN's full line of CERECLOR™ chlorinated paraffins in the United States. CERECLOR™ is a brand of chlorinated paraffins for markets like: coatings...

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Oct 7, 2019 | Industry News

Penn Color Invests in PVC & Additive Masterbatch Facilities

Penn Color adds highly concentrated PVC and additive masterbatches. The facility currently produces thermoplastic masterbatches for packaging. The site will now produce masterbatches for use in PVC...

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Sep 30, 2019 | Industry News

Perstorp Discussed About Plasticizers for PVC Sustainability at European PVC Summit

Jenny Klevås from Perstorp, joined the European PVC Summit and presented Perstorp’s take on ‘The Bright Future of PVC Products’. She discussed on how to to increase sustainability profile of...

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Sep 25, 2019 | Product News

Perstorp Unveils Phthalate Alternative Plasticizer to Improve PVC Sustainability

Perstorp has introduced a renewable polyol ester (phthalate alternative) plasticizer Pevalen™ Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower...

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Sep 18, 2019 | Industry News

KRAHN Chemie to Distribute Processing Aids & Plasticizers from Eigenmann & Veronelli

The KRAHN Chemie Group starts distributing processing aids and special plasticizer products from Eigenmann & Veronelli S.p.A. The company has complemented its rubber portfolio in a targeted manner...

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Sep 5, 2019 | Industry News

ExxonMobil Answers Common Questions about Phthalates

Watch an exclusive video interview with David Adenuga, Regulatory Affairs Advisor for ExxonMobil’s Oxo Intermediates Business as he debunks 5 common misconceptions about phthalates...

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Jul 12, 2019 | Industry News

Australian PVC Industry’s Sustainability Gets Boost with Global Partnerships

Global vinyl industry partnerships are driving progress in the sustainability of the Australian PVC industry, resulting in the creation of successful initiatives such as best practice manufacturing...

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Jul 4, 2019 | Industry News

First Step Towards Recycling Solution of PVC Banner Material

An innovative print waste recycling partnership has been developed and set up by Soyang Europe along with Blue Castle to offer a solution to the industry’s PVC waste dilemma that will pioneer the...

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Jun 28, 2019 | Product News

Perstorp Launches Pevalen™ Pro, a Renewable Polyol Ester Plasticizer

Perstorp launches a renewable polyol ester (phthalate alternative) plasticizer Pevalen™ Pro. Pevalen Pro not only gives PVC an environmental boost as a renewable true phthalate alternative...

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