AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Feb. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has more than doubled capacity for emulsion-based organic peroxides at its site in Los Reyes, Mexico to meet increased customer demand in the North American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with HAVI, a global company that innovates, optimizes, sources and manages the packaging and supply chains of leading foodservice brands, to bring its SunVisto AquaGreen bio-renewable, natural based inks to market.
Sun Chemical’s bio-renewable inks have been certified and specified by HAVI to be a recommended natural based ink solution, ensuring that foodservice brands and manufacturers receive truly renewable packaging ink.Read more
MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Biotechnology company Circa Group has announced that its FC5 commercial demonstration plant is now online, paving the way to a regular supply of Circa’s bio-based solvent Cyrene.
A joint venture between Circa and Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog, the FC5 plant is located in Tasmania, Australia. Now successfully commissioned and operated end-to-end, FC5 is starting to produce a steady stream of 99% pure Cyrene, a non-toxic solvent made from certified and renewable cellulose waste.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The Walki Group is one of the pioneers in turning recycled mixed plastic waste into certified circular polymers for the packaging industry. The first products with circular polymers will be delivered to customers this year.Read more
OSLO, Norway, Jan. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -On Thursday the 17th of January the first in-specification 99% pure Cyrene™ was produced by the FC5 prototype plant. 165 kg of this product was packaged and shipped to customers in the USA on Friday. This marks a huge milestone for the FC5 project as the entire plant has now been successfully commissioned and operated end-to-end.Read more
PARIS, Jan. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its existing distribution agreement with Dow for ethylene copolymers to the entire Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA), effective between January 1st 2019 and April 1st 2019.
Drawing on their successful partnership for France, Spain, Portugal and Nordics, Dow and Safic-Alcan have decided to expand their distribution agreement for ethylene copolymers to include all the EMEA countries.Read more
ESSEN, Germany, Jan. 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag Brenntag Specialties, Inc., part of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, is now a distributor of Wanhua America Co., Ltd for aromatic isocyanates, polyether polyols, coatings additives, and polyurethane dispersions (PUD).Read more