DSM and Chromatic 3D Materials partner to develop 3D printing materials for finished manufactured goods

DSMRoyal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announced that it entered a preferred partnership with Chromatic 3D Materials to introduce thermoset materials for 3D-printing of finished manufactured goods. With the collaboration, DSM further expands its portfolio, now offering the broadest selection of 3D printing materials for the broadest range of printing technologies.

Gilman Brothers supports sustainability for the printing industry with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

SGPSAYVILLE, NY - April 25, 2018 - The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced today The Gilman Brothers is the latest SGP Patron at the silver level. Through patronage, The Gilman Brothers, along with other industry leaders dedicated to promoting sustainability, support SGP and keep costs low for certification of print facilities.

Henkel’s automotive thermal management expertise on display at Battery Show Europe 2018

Advanced Material Solutions for Power Storage Systems. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR001)Düsseldorf, Germany – From bumper to bumper, Henkel’s advanced materials are enabling automotive electronics applications throughout the vehicle ecosystem. At the upcoming Battery Show Europe, taking place May 15 to 17 in Hanover, Germany, the company will focus specifically on power storage systems, showcasing its thermal management and PCB assembly solutions for Lithium-Ion (Li-I) battery and powertrain applications.

Clariant starts 2018 with significant growth in sales and EBITDA 

Clariant“In the first three months of 2018, Clariant delivered very good 7 % growth, both in sales and profitability”, said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “All our Business Areas contributed to this progress which was mainly driven by volumes. The turnaround of the Catalysis business has been confirmed and also the Oil & Mining Services business is showing signs of improvement, while Care Chemicals continued its excellent development and Plastics & Coatings is performing in line with expectations. For 2018, we are on track to achieve our targets.”

GE Additive Unveils Arcam EBM Spectra H

Arcam EBM Spectra H system. 
(Photo: GE Additive, GEADPR008)Mölndal, Sweden, April 24, 2018 – GE Additive today unveiled the Arcam EBM Spectra™ H, a new metal additive manufacturing system, designed to handle high heat and crack prone materials. The Arcam EBM Spectra H complements the company’s existing electron beam melting systems.

DSM showcases expanded 3D printing portfolio and partnerships at RAPID+TCT 2018

3D Printing of Protective Mouth Guard Using Arnitel® ID 2045.
(Photo: DSM: DSMMTPR006)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, will be demonstrating its expanded portfolio of 3D printing materials, for SLA and FFF, at RAPID+TCT 2018 this week in Fort Worth. The company is also announcing a partnership with equipment manufacturer Ultimaker to meet the growing demand for industrial-grade engineering FFF materials.

SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018

SONGWON reiterates its commitment to the Chinese plastics industry at Chinaplas 2018.
(Photo: SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd.)Ulsan, South Korea – April 24, 2018 – SONGWON Industrial Group, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, is once again exhibiting at this year’s Chinaplas in Shanghai, China (Stand J45 in Hall 8.2H). The company will be showcasing its solutions designed to match industry needs, including light and heat stabilizers, antioxidants, thermoplastic polyurethanes, PVC stabilizers and plasticizers.

Fast charging by Tritium at Hannover Messe

Veefil-RT 50kW EV Fast Charger. 
(Image courtesy Tritium, PR001)Brisbane, Australia 23 April 2018: Tritium, the Australian-based technology company and leading international specialist in DC charging infrastructure solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) market, has announced that it will be participating at the Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology, from April 23 to 27.

DSM launches higher-performance matte powder coating technology

DSM launches new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower cross linker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives.
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMREPR006)
Royal DSM, a global science company active in health, nutrition and materials, has today launched a new proprietary Uralac® one shot matte (OSM) powder coating HAA system that delivers better reproducibility and enables lower crosslinker levels and curing temperatures than current one shot matte alternatives. The new Uralac OSM powder coating resins are being rolled out globally and can be used for a wide range of industrial matte applications.

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai

SABIC showcases full complement of market leading fluids for Chinese and Asian markets at IESD show, Shanghai.SHANGHAI, CHINA, April 23, 2018 - As a global leader in the chemical industry, SABIC will present its full Fluids product portfolio at IESD, the leading surfactants and detergents show for China and Asia, in Shanghai, April 24 -26.

Clariant supports China in “Moving towards a smart, sustainable future” 

Clariant supports China in “Moving towards a smart, sustainable future”. (Photographs: Clariant)Shanghai, April 23, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today emphasized its investment in innovation for plastics and growing together with China’s industries to help them develop safer and more sustainable products like e-mobility solutions.

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator are tailor-made for use in-line with thermoforming lines.
(Photos: Rapid Granulator, PR046)Bredaryd, Sweden – April 19, 2018 – At NPE2018, leading size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines. The new patent-pending ThermoPRO Series – based on an already patented Rapid design – is available in various standard and low-built formats for handling scrap widths from 600 to 1,500 mm (24-60 in.). A ThermoPRO 400-90 for granulating webs up to 900 mm in width (35 in.) will be on display at the company’s booth, W953, in Hall A during NPE2018.

Perstorp publishes Annual Report for 2017

Perstorp publishes Annual Report for 2017. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Malmö - April 19, 2018 - 2017 saw Perstorp reaching an extraordinary milestone with the delivery of an excellent volume-based sales growth of 10 percent and sales amounting to SEK 13,592 million. EBITDA excluding non-recurring items increased by 20 percent to record high SEK 2,133 million. A successful refinancing of the balance sheet in the third quarter last year, amounting to EUR 230 million, also gave the company lower interest rates on the floating rate notes.

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