Kraiburg presents new TPE for soft-touch surfaces


Kraiburg TPE presented a new thermoplastic elastomers series specially developed for decorated surfaces that appeal to the touch and for functional parts inside motor vehicles’ cabins. Design flexibility, cost-effective processability, and flawless surface quality are a must when it comes to the properties of high-performance materials for high-quality automotive interior parts. The specific compounds also comply with all of the industry’s strict regulations that stipulate the long-term behaviour of applications in this sophisticated environment. Read More

Unilever and Veolia have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly work on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various geographies, starting in India and Indonesia. In reaching this important agreement, Unilever and Veolia acknowledge that the issue of plastic waste is a shared responsibility that requires bold action across the value chain to develop and scale up collection and reprocessing infrastructure, which is critical in the transition towards a circular economy. The work will focus on material collection, which will help channel recycled content back into the value chain. Read More

Metrohm Process Analytics presents the new 2029 Process Photometer, an integrated solution for 24/7 online analysis of critical chemical parameters in industrial processes and wastewater streams. This single-method system performs photometric absorption measurements in the visible light range and is available in several application-specific configurations for monitoring up to 2 process streams. The process photometer is especially suitable for monitoring chemical analytes including phosphate, copper, chromium, ammonia and much more. Read More

Vertellus has appointed former president of PolyOne’s global colour and additives business as its next CEO. Effective immediately, John Van Hulle brings to Vertellus more than three decades of leadership experience in the speciality chemical and plastics industries serving business sectors. “Vertellus has a robust portfolio of existing technologies as well as a pipeline of promising innovations that position the company to drive value for our customers and stakeholders. I am honoured and delighted to be part of a team committed to using Vertellus’ technologies and expertise to deliver value to customers around the globe,” said Van Hulle. Read More

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