News: Raw & Auxiliary Materials

15. August 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

DOMO Chemicals signs agreement to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business

DOMO Chemicals unterzeichnet Vereinbarung zum Erwerb des europäischen Performance-Polyamid-Geschäfts von Solvay. DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. more

01. August 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Award for yarn lubricant

Material Health Certificate in Gold für Garnavivage PERIXEN FDA Dr. Petry Textile Auxiliaries has been rewarded with a Material Health Certificate in Gold for the yarn lubricant Perixen FDA. The lubricant based on more

22. July 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Archroma: new water-based ultra-low VOC coating technology

Safe Seats - A halogen-free flame retardant coating system for synthetic leather upholstery Coatings are used in the textile industry to achieve features such as waterproofness, flexibility, durability and UV resistance. more

10. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Synthomer acquires Omnova Solutions Inc.

Synthomer plc, a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, announced that it has reached an agreement with Omnova Solutions Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Omnova. more

17. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Wacker expands silicone elastomer production in China

neue Produktionslinie für Silikonelastomere Wacker inaugurated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang site in China. more

06. June 2019 | ITMA

Dr. Petry: Inkjet innovations

Inkjet-Druck As the textile ink jet printing sector is recording the relatively highest growth within the textile industry, this technology will become more and more important. more

22. May 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

CHT Group: partner for sustainable printed, biodegradable textiles at Lidl

For the cooperation with Lidl within the project “Biodegradable textiles with prints” the CHT Group developed innovative recyclable textile print products. more

25. April 2019 | Sporttech

Yachts with Hexcel’s novel composite technology

Sunseeker selects Hexcel?s HiMax DPA technology for the resin infusion of its new performance cruiser Sunseeker, the renowned British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, has selected Hexcel’s HiMax Dot Pattern Adhesive more

05. April 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Is a dyestuff crisis coming soon?

Kommt bald eine Farbstoffkrise? A large-scale explosion said to have been triggered by a fire close to benzene tanks at Tianjiayi Chemical Plant more

03. April 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

New regulations of Oeko-Tex criteria 2019

Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex Standard After the transitional period, the new Oeko-Tex regulations for all certification systems and services finally entered into force on April 1, 2019. more

18. March 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Covestro: water-based biodegradable textile coating

Covestro: Wässrige bioabbaubare Textilbeschichtung To assess the sustainability of a textile coating, the entire product cycle must be considered: the source of the raw materials, the production process and the application. more

26. February 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

CHT Germany provides its textile customers with the right equipment for the future

CHT: Partner für nachhaltige Spezialitätenchemie The example of the textile binders shows that CHT has been working on being the preferred partner for sustainable chemical solutions and products in all of the textiles applications. The CHT Group offers among others a broad range of formaldehyde-free fixing agents for a completely formaldehyde-free implementation of textile functionalities. more

08. February 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Schaetti and Dakota merger

Granulat für thermoplastische Hotmelts Schaetti Holding AG of Switzerland and Dakota Group of Belgium have merged to become Fixatti more

06. February 2019 | Sporttech

Odor-free polyester functional clothing

Sportkleidung ohne Geruch Polyester sport and functional textiles treated with Sanitized Odoractiv 10 are protected against “permastink”. more

16. January 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Tanatex Chemicals changes Management

Tanatex Cemicals: Former CEO Marco de Koning As of January 1,2019 the Management Board of the Netherlands-based Tanatex Chemicals saw several changes. With more

24. October 2018 | Sporttech

Devan presents further findings on their cool comfort technology

Devan Chemicals präsentiert weitere Ergebnisse zu seiner ?Kühlkomfort?-Technologie Moov&Cool für den Bekleidungs- und Sportartikelmarkt Devan Chemicals presents its further findings on their Moov&Cool ‘cool comfort’ technology for the apparel/sportswear market. more

22. October 2018 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Wacker Polymers binders based on renewable resources certified

Wacker erhält Zertifizierung von Bindemitteln auf Basis nachwachsender Rohstoffe The Munich-based chemical company is the world’s first manufacturer capable of using renewable resources to produce commercial quantities not only of dispersions based on vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE), but also of further products based on vinyl acetate – all known by the Vinnapas brand. more

18. October 2018 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Clariant - Hans Bohnen new member of the Executive Committee

Hans Bohnen neues Mitglied des Executive Committee Clariant announced the appointment of Hans Bohnen as the newest member of its Executive Committee. more

04. September 2018 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Polyamides from wood

Bausteine für biobasierte Kunststoffe The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB is investigating a sustainable alternative for the production of new high-performance plastics from terpenes found in resin-rich wood. more

20. August 2018 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

CHT: "Our contribution to the UN goals for sustainable development"

CHT Group: Responsible Care Within the framework of the nationwide Responsible Care competition 2018, CHT Germany GmbH was awarded the first place in the competition of Baden-Württemberg for its sustainability project "Reduction of the use of critical raw materials". more

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