Materials

RadiciGroup Performance Plastics at K 2016

Flexibility and customisation with the new Radilon Aestus T range

Materials - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

The unequivocal star of the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics booth at K 2016 was the newly launched Radilon Aestus T polyphthalamide (PPA) product range, together with the specialties Radilon HHR, X-Treme, A, S, D and DT, as well as Radistrong and halogen-free and red-phosphorous-free Radiflam A HF for the electrical industry. Through...

Production of PSU, PPSU and PESU

Basf adds 6,000 tons per year to Ultrason range

Materials - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

An additional production line for Ultrason polyarylsulfone will be set up by Basf at its site in Yeosu, Korea. The new line will start up at the end of 2017, adding a production capacity of 6,000 metric tons per year and bringing BASF’s total annual capacity of Ultrason to 24,000 metric tons...

Simona at K 2016

New products for tanks and much more

Materials - Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Simona has developed a new tank calculation program for the industry market segment. It features state-of-the-art computation functionality in accordance with DVS, in addition to boasting an intuitive user interface together with outstanding quality and reliability. Visitors to the K show can test the new application live...

Solvay at K 2016

Innovations for lightweighting and additive manufacturing

Materials - Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Solvay will mark its presence at K 2016 by sharing the latest news about its cutting-edge, lightweighting materials, additive manufacturing technology and sustainability solutions. Exhibiting in booth C61 in Hall 6 under the banners “More Protection”, “More Freedom” and “More Future”, Solvay’s participation in the event will showcase new products...

Proven invest-to-grow approach to integration

PolyOne acquires Gordon Composites and Polystrand

Materials - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

On July 26, PolyOne Corporation announced the acquisition of two specialty businesses from Gordon Holdings. The acquired businesses design and produce innovative, lightweight, high-performance solutions, utilising advanced composite technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities...

Engineering polymers for automotive

Tailored polyamides for the charge-air duct in modern engines

Materials - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The reductions in fuel consumption and emissions which are prescribed by law in many countries are forcing the automotive industry to act. Besides developing alternative drives, the optimization of traditional combustion engines continues to play a key role. Downsizing results in higher pres-sures and temperatures, especially in components that...

PolyOne for automotive

An event in Frankfurt dedicated to performances and appearance in modern cars

Materials - Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Experts from throughout the automotive industry, from molders to OEMs, joined PolyOne for its Automotive Insight Forum on June 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The event provided an open forum to discuss trends, manufacturing challenges and potential solutions, and to foster continued collaboration...

SongXtend 2124

Songwon’s latest innovation in stabilizers for the automotive industry

Materials - Tuesday, 21 June 2016

On June 8, during the pre-K 2016 press conference organized in Antwerp by European Marketing Group (EMG), Songwon has launched its latest innovation for the automotive industry. The new SongXtend 2124 stabilizer solution was specifically developed to meet the stringent demands of the automotive industry where weight and cost reduction...

Pre-K conferences in Antwerp

Sabic meets the international press

Materials - Tuesday, 14 June 2016

On June 8-9 at the Hilton hotel in Antwerp, it took place the traditional appointment of the pre-K 2016 show, organized by European Marketing Group (EMG). Companies attending the event were Songwon, DSM, Ascend Polymers, Sabic, Polyscope and Clariant that showed their innovations to be presented during the next edition of the...

Pre-K 2016 conferences

Borealis, Borouge e Nova anticipate innovations in polyolefins

Materials - Friday, 10 June 2016

At a joint Pre-K 2016 kick-off event on June 7 at Borealis Innovation Headquarters in Linz (Austria), Borealis, Borouge and Nova Chemicals will each provide a taste of what is to follow at the upcoming K Fair 2016 in October. The three companies are leading providers of chemical and innovative plastics solutions and...

Diesel choses Aquafil Dryarn

Polypropylene microfibre denim

Materials - Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Diesel has launched its first denim garment made with Dryarn, a polypropylene microfiber developed by Aquafil. The jeans for men model Carrot SP 0671X is already on sale in the Diesel online store. Diesel, fashion trendsetter and innovator, has chosen Dryarn, the lightest microfibre in the...

Commercialisation

Nevicolor to distribute Ryton PPS in Italy

Materials - Tuesday, 24 May 2016

On May 18, 2016, Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced the appointment of Nevicolor as distributor of its entire Ryton polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) product line in Italy. This significantly expands the broad portfolio of Solvay’s specialty polymers currently distributed by Nevicolor through its...