HELSINKI, Oct. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all coagulant products in the EMEA region across all segments. The price increases will become effective as of November 1st, 2018 or as contract terms allow.
Price increases are necessary due to significant cost increases from several sides: All freight rates have considerably increased in 2018 and are expected to continue to rise.
REINACH, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new innovation, Cartastrength ABL, a dry strength booster for packaging and tissue papers.
Archroma is committed to introducing innovations especially aimed at making fast-growing sectors - such as packaging and tissue paper - more sustainable. Its innovation efforts focus on increasing performance and sustainability for its customers, both during the manufacturing process and in the end product.Read more
OFTRINGEN, Switzerland , Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Omya announces to significantly increase prices for its Calcium Carbonate products globally, starting from Jan 1, 2019 or as customer contracts allow.
This increase is a consequence of the continued pressure from escalating raw material, chemical, energy and transportation costs and overall inflation across all regions.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has introduced a new line of imPress ID paper additives designed exclusively for HP Indigo digital presses. The new imPress ID chemistries are up to eight times more efficient at generating Indigo print adhesion. With these new additives, paper mills can efficiently and cost-effectively produce papers with a three-star rating for HP Indigo digital presses.Read more
MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the appointment of Hans Bohnen as the newest member of its Executive Committee. Hans Bohnen has been with the company for almost 10 years and is currently Clariant’s Head of Global Business Services.
At the same time, Britta Fuenfstueck has decided to leave Clariant as of 31 October 2018 to become CEO of the Hartmann Group, a leading international supplier of medical and hygiene products based in Heidenheim, Germany.Read more
NAPERVILLE, IL , Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, introduces Ultis Dry2Strength Technology, a dry format additive to help pulp and paper companies improve the strength and runability of their paper products, reduce total cost of operation and enhance supply chain sustainability.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced changes to its freight pricing for the pulp and paper industry in North America.
Effective November 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, Buckman will implement the following freight delivery increases:Read more
Following Galderma-Spirig’s decision to close their Egerkingen site in September 2017, Omya International, based in neighboring Oftringen, will move research and development activities to the site. To this end, Omya is acquiring the property from Galderma-Spirig’s parent company, Nestlé Skin Health.Read more