CINCINNATI, OH, May 2, 2014 (Press Release) -Michelman has introduced Nomar 73, a new coating that is applied to paper and corrugated to protect packaged goods from abrasions that can occur while the package is in transit. Formulated with advanced polymer technology, the versatile new coating is an effective solution for a wide range of packaged goods including appliances, furniture, metal and plastic auto parts, ceramic bathroom components, windows, doors, and many other applications where abrasion damage is a concern.Read more
ESCANABA, MI, July 10, 2013 (Press Release) -NewPage Corporation (NewPage) and Omya have entered into a long-term supply agreement to build a Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) plant, located at the NewPage Escanaba paper mill site. The plant will create seven new jobs.
PCC is an essential raw material used in the papermaking process. It lends to key properties such as bulk, opacity, brightness and whiteness. PCC is manufactured using lime and carbon dioxide (CO2).Read more
CONCORD, CA, July 2, 2013 (Press Release) -
Sun Chemical reinforced its commitment to printers and brand owners operating in the narrow web tag and label (NWTL), wide web, folding carton, and corrugated markets, with the upcoming opening of its new flexographic printing plate manufacturing facility in Concord, Calif.Read more
HELSINKI, June 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Kemira will open a new AKD emulsion line in Finland to better serve big sizing clients. New capacity will be available during fall 2013.Read more
BASF recently gained a further TÜV certificate (DIN Certco) for the previously certified compostable adhesive Epotal® ECO. This new certification confirms that the whole adhesive system, consisting of Epotal ECO and the corresponding curing agent, fulfills the evaluation criteria for compostable materials as outlined in the European Standard 13432.
Epotal ECO is now even more powerfulRead more
The expansion, which is expected to be complete by the end of 2012, will include the addition of a new reactor and finishing line at the company's Savannah plant to produce rosin esters to supply the global adhesives market. Rosin esters are adhesive tackifiers used in a wide range of polymers.Read more