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Jul 27, 2020 | Product News

Stepan Launches High-functional Polyester Polyols

Stepan launches the newest generation of polyester polyols. These new polyols and can produce ultra-high solid urethane formulations that provide excellent abrasion, chemical and UV resistance. When...

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Jul 21, 2020 | Product News

Kraton’s Modifier Enhances PP’s Elasticity in Face Masks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting face mask shortages, nonwoven distributors are turning to Kraton MD1648 to meet rising demands for filter components, which are used as a modifier for high...

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Jul 14, 2020 | Product News

BRB Silicones Launches Polymer Modifier and Dispersing Agent

BRB Silicones has announced the launch of BRB Fluid 1560 for PU and polyester resins and BRB Siloen® PDA 222 for surface treatment of filler and pigments. BRB Siloen® PDA 222 can be also used as...

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Jul 8, 2020 | Product News

Sukano Unveils Impact Modifier Masterbatch for rPET

Sukano launches transparent Impact Modifier for COLD, flash frozen and room temperature applications under the umbrella of the SUKANO® RPET Product Portfolio. The new SUKANO® Impact Modifier...

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Jul 6, 2020 | Product News

Clariant’s Anti-static Agents Find Use in New Medical-grade Plastic Compounds

Clariant launches static-reducing functional plastic compounds for increased dose reliability in drug delivery devices. MEVOPUR permanent antistatic compounds reduce the surface resistivity and...

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Jul 3, 2020 | Product News

Avient Introduces Cost-effective Colorants for Wire and Cable Applications

Avient (formerly PolyOne) has launched OnColor™ WC Choice, a new line of cost-effective colorants that achieve the performance levels required in a range of wire and cable applications. A portfolio...

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Jun 26, 2020 | Product News

Clariant’s Biobased Additives Obtain Certification for Industrial Compostability

Clariant’s biobased processing & dispersing additives for biopolymers are awarded the “OK compost INDUSTRIAL” certificate. The certificate is given to the additives Licocare® RBW Vita range...

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Jun 26, 2020 | Product News

Avient’s New Acetaldehyde Control Additive for Enhanced rPET Processability

PolyOne introduces ColorMatrix™ AAzure™ Acetaldehyde Control Additive. The new grade is a process aid for PET and recycled PET (rPET) preforms with added acetaldehyde (AA) control capabilities. It...

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Jun 19, 2020 | Product News

The Shepherd Color Company Unveils IR Black Colorant for Coatings

The Shepherd Color Company unveils Black 10P925, a cost-effective IR Black colorant. The product can be used for packaging and can reflect IR wavelengths in recycling sorting facilities, so that...

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Jun 17, 2020 | Product News

Clariant Unveils Phthalate-alternative Catalysts for Polypropylene

Clariant is launching its next-generation phthalate-alternative olefin polymerization catalysts. PolyMax 600 Series catalysts are a drop-in replacement for phthalate-based polyolefin catalysts and...

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