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Tailoring surface properties of polymers impacts their durability and functionality. Different types of additives play different roles based on the desired property of polymers.

Some widely used additives for a good polymer surface includes: adhesion promoters, anti-static grades, scratch- and mar- resistance grades.

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Jun 30, 2020 | Industry News

Grace Opens Colloidal Silica Plant in Worms, Germany

W. R. Grace opens its new 8,200 square-meter state-of-the-art, colloidal silica plant at its European flagship manufacturing and R&D center in Worms, Germany. The facility doubles the worldwide...

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May 28, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet’s New Masterbatch Offers Elegant Look, Recyclability to PET and rPET Packaging

Ampacet has introduced the Silky BIiss masterbatch collection, designed to provide an elegant silky surface treatment as well as recyclability to PET and rPET packaging applications. Silky Bliss...

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May 18, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Launches Anti-scratch Additive for Styrenic-based Polymers

Ampacet has announced the introduction of AntiScratch ABS 6000047-E additive to enhance the surface appearance of styrenic plastics by improving abrasion and scratch resistance without impacting...

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Mar 23, 2020 | Industry News

Ingevity and Maroon Group Enter into Distribution Agreement for Bio-based Tackifiers

Ingevity has announced the appointment of Cambrian Solutions, a Maroon Group Company, as the distributor for its WestRez® and Altatac® rosin ester tackifier product lines in Canada. Ingevity's...

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Mar 11, 2020 | Product News

Ampacet Launches Masterbatches for High-quality Matte Finish on PET

Ampacet’s new Modern Mattes masterbatches produce a consistent high-quality matte finish on PET and rPET blow and injection molded applications and sheet products without the need for retooling. It...

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Feb 11, 2020 | Industry News

Slip Additives Market to Reach USD 284 Mn by 2024: M&M

M&M predicts the slip additives market to reach USD 284 million by 2024, at a CAGR of 5.0%, from USD 223 million in 2019. The growth of the slip additives market is primarily triggered by the...

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Jan 6, 2020 | Industry News

Antimicrobial Additives Market Expected to Reach USD 3.6 Bn by 2025

Grand View Research predicts the global antimicrobial additives market size to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2025. Antimicrobial additives are highly successful in preventing colonization on the surface...

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Nov 25, 2019 | Product News

BRB Launches Two New Water Repellent Silanes

BRB has launched two new silanes: BRB Silanil® 164 and BRB Silanil® 299. The trimethoxysilyl inorganic group in both the additives works as a water repellent agent and forms a protective surface...

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Nov 18, 2019 | Industry News

Azelis to Distribute Lonza’s Range of Waxes and Lubricants in Europe

Azelis has extended its partnership with Lonza. The new agreement will see Azelis distribute both Acrawax® and Glycolube™ product ranges in new territories across Eastern and Northern Europe...

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Nov 15, 2019 | Product News

Clariant’s Bio-based Additives Earn Sustainability Award

Clariant has received Material Health Certificate GOLD level certification for its bio-based additives. Benefits of the additives include smoother surface finish for plastic parts...

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