News: Raw & Auxiliary Materials

20. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Teijin’s New Fabric Boasts Lightweight and Premium Black Color

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin group's fiber-product converting company announced that it has developed a new fabric, boasting a premium black color that is expected to meet demands for lightweight and easy-care formal wear. more

07. November 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Wacker breaks ground on new production plant in South Korea

Wacker: Groundbreaking Ulsan Wacker is expanding its existing production plants for dispersions and dispersible polymer powders in South Korea. more

06. November 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Covestro expands global capacity for polyurethane dispersions

Covestro has begun operations at a new production facility for aqueous polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) at its Dormagen site. more

05. October 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Wacker Polymers to raise prices for dispersions globally

Wacker Polymers is to raise its prices for dispersions of the brands Vinnapas, Vinnol und Primis globally. Effective October 16, 2017, prices will be raised by up to 10 % more

05. October 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Kuraray unveils bio-based elastomer Septon Bio

Starke Verbindung Nonwoven fabrics have to be elastic, cycle handlebar grips have to provide a firm handhold, and sports shoes have to be effective in absorbing impact. more

11. September 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Archroma acquires additional stake in M. Dohmen SA

Archroma, Reinach, Switzerland, announced the acquisition of an additional 26 % of the shares of M. Dohmen more

29. August 2017 | Technology & Machinery

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

New Composite Lab in Isogo-ku, Yokohama more

14. August 2017 | Technology & Machinery

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

New Composite Lab in Isogo-ku, Yokohama more

07. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Future mobility concepts as important drivers for lightweight production

Recently, 130 representatives of the AZL Partner Network consisting of more than 80 Partner Companies from 21 different countries, met in Aachen for their fourth Annual Partner Meeting. During a workshop session, the partners discussed future topics for collaboration and identified trends for the lightweight industry. more

07. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

BOPP Producer Tatrafan Selects Greycon to Improve Production Efficiency

Greycon were appointed by Tatrafan to implement a trim optimisation solution after a careful evaluation of the current slit optimisation system at Tatrafan’s plant in Svit, Slovakia. Tatrafan is a BOPP (Bi-Oriented Polypropylene) packaging film producer part of the Terichem Group and produce 17,000 tonnes of packaging film per annum. more

07. July 2017 | Technology & Machinery

Automotive Acoustics Conference 2017: World premiere of Tune-It

With Tune-It, Autoneum is launching its latest innovation for carpet systems that set themselves apart through custom-tailored acoustic performance, light weight and an excellent environmental footprint. This globally leading conference in the field of automotive acoustics has been under the scientific leadership of Autoneum for 50 years. more

03. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Porometric: best filter product of the year

GKD Gebr. Kufferath AG therefore drew a great deal of attention and gained excellent feedback at this year's AFS Spring Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The highlight of the event was the presentation of the AFS Award 2016 for the world's most significant product innovation in the field of filtration. more

03. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

The preform - an excellent example of ZSK´s innovative capacity

A radically new technology to built up reinforcement fabric is the free orientation, placing and fixing of reinforcement materials through an embroidery machine more

29. May 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

New trend report "Standards and labels for bio-based products”

It is not always easy to communicate the benefits of bio-based and/or biodegradable materials to the market. Europe is working on standards and norms as one key area to promote bio-based materials. But what do you need to get your product certified? more

07. April 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

New company Pontacol establishes out of Collano Adhesives AG

Based on a strategically concentration Swiss based company Collano Adhesives AG has decided to spin off a part of the business into the new found company Pontacol AG. more

29. March 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Evonik presents new generation of superabsorbents

Neue Generation von Superabsorbern Just a few grams of the new high-performance superabsorbent ensure fast absorption of large amounts of fluids and lasting dryness. more

24. March 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Sustainable textile coatings for medical applications

Anwendungen in medizinischen Textilbeschichtungen Recently, textile coating applications in the medical environment have become a new focus of Covestro’s material development. more

06. March 2017 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Dimensionally stable nonwovens

Bindemittel Acronal 2434 ermöglicht dimensionsstabile Vliesstoffe für Bau- und Schleifmittelanwendungen With Acronal 2434, BASF presents a new aqueous acrylic binder for nonwovens meeting high thermo-dimensional stability requirements.
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29. November 2016 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Borealis: Record net profit for the first nine months

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals, announces a net profit of EUR 304 million in the third quarter of 2016 compared to EUR more

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