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Energy certification for Radici Yarn

The RadiciGroup Advanced Textile Solutions Business Area, Radici Yarn, has obtained ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems certification, which attests to the organization’s commitment to contain and progressively reduce energy consumption. The company is engaged in the production and sale of...

Ski suit in recycled and recyclable polyamide

The first truly sustainable ski suit, featuring Italian style and design and a zero-kilometre supply chain, is finally here. Two companies from Bergamo (Italy) played the leading roles in the conception and realization of this highly innovative fashion-sport garment: RadiciGroup, a world leading producer of...

Aquafil acquires a stake in Nofir and strengthens its end-of-life PA procurement

Coverage of procurement and efficiency gains in the nylon waste recovery industry: these are the motivations behind the acquisition of a significant shareholding (around 32%) in the Norwegian Nofir by Aquafil. Nofir, based in Bodø, Norway, is a leading European player in the collection and...

Ulisse project: producing polyamide from waste oil

A pioneering objective: for the first time, to demonstrate the feasibility of industrial-scale production of polyamides starting from bio adipic acid obtained from renewable raw materials, including waste oil and by-products of the oil industry. Potential application sectors for the process and products are...

Materials for fireproof household appliances

According to a study conducted by the Nuremberg Society for Consumer Research (GfK), sales of technical consumer goods increased in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. The demand for household appliances, too, remains strong because many consumers are increasingly investing in their own four walls. The result is...

Compound based on aromatic PA for contact holders

In case of high temperatures, standard self-extinguishing compounds may not be the best solution and other types of materials should be preferred, such as Lati Laramid G/30-V0HF1, based on aromatic polyamide. Many traditional electrical power transfer applications are made with compounds based on robust and...

STS Tecnopolimeri collaborates with Domo in the development of components for household appliances

The Italian company, STS Tecnopolimeri, specialized in the production of thermoplastics applications, and Domo have partnered to develop a leading range of household and electronic parts. The material selected for moulding these applications is Domo’s recently approved Domamid FR 6G30V0E BK, a flame retardant halogen-free...

Structural and self-extinguishing handle in PA 66 reinforced with glass fibre

The Italian Spii is leader in the design and construction of components and equipment for railway vehicles. The company specialises in complete driver desks and haptic panels for railway and industrial applications. Some time ago, the company decided to review its approach to the use of synthetic materials, including...

Genomatica to scale bio-PA 50-fold with Aquafil to meet surging brand demand

Clean manufacturing leader Genomatica signed a first-of-its-kind deal with Aquafil to build a demonstration scale facility to produce the largest quantity of 100% renewable PA 6 ever available. Responding to surging consumer interest in sustainable products, the material will go to leading global brands eager to explore and develop renewable products, create...

Lanxess offers new flame-retardant thermoplastic composite materials with a PA 6 matrix

Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites from Lanxess are characterized by their high inherent flame-retardant properties. One of the reasons for this is their high fiber content. They therefore already pass many of the flammability tests required for typical applications without flame protection. However...

The latest RadiciGroup innovations in two webinars

The global company active in the development and production of polymers for engineering use, RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers, will present its latest innovations in two separate webinar sessions, hosted by UL’s Prospector platform. During the first session, on October 14, RadiciGroup experts will focus on innovative...