Clariant to Participate in Pharmapack Europe 2017

ClariantMuttenz, January 17, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will exhibit at Pharmapack Europe 2017 to show pharmaceutical and medical professionals new technology to add value and functionality to drug packaging and delivery devices. Clariant’s Healthcare business lines will exhibit on stands C35/C37 in Hall 4 of the Paris expo Porte de Versailles on 1 and 2 February 2017.

Belden’s Enhanced Network Management Software Improves Reliability, Security and Productivity

Belden’s enhanced network management software improves reliability, security and productivity. 
(Photo: Belden, PR435) St. Louis, Missouri - January 16, 2017 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the latest version of its Hirschmann network management software. Industrial HiVision 7.0 improves productivity by now allowing the simultaneous configuration of hundreds of devices from any manufacturer that are enabled with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). A new, customizable network dashboard provides instant visibility to key network health indicators, making it easy to take corrective or preventative measures. The result is improved availability and security for industrial networks.

See the ICEhouse™ in Davos - World Economic Forum

SABICThe ICEhouse™ represents how structures can easily be built, disassembled and reused with advanced materials supporting the circular economy.

Beaulieu Yarns unveils new SDN contrasts and multi-colour looks (up to 6 colours’ yarns) plus attractive soft textures at Domotex 2017

<i>Beaulieu Yarns unveils new SDN contrasts and multi-colour looks (up to 6 colours’ yarns) plus attractive soft textures at Domotex 2017.</i>Wielsbeke, Belgium – January 13, 2017 – Beaulieu Yarns focuses on new investments and developments from the world of Solution Dyed Nylon (SDN) to support the contract, automotive and residential sectors in meeting market interior trends (Stand F27 Hall 5).

TE Connectivity Introduces New K-Type Thermocouple Connector

TE Connectivity introduces new K-type thermocouple connector. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR098)DARMSTADT, Germany – January 12, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has unveiled a new K-type thermocouple connector at SPS IPC Drives. It incorporates a special spring terminal concept that ensures superior connectivity compared with the traditional screw type termination. The push-on lock allows easy mating and secure locking, with the unique shape of the metal-locking mechanism preventing unintentional un-mating. The touch-proof design supports an ingress protection rating of IP20. Offering additional design flexibility, the new connector supports free-hanging and panel-mounted solutions.

Henkel supplies high-impact cutting fluid to closure system specialist Corvaglia

Machining center Makino A92 with a 3-ton load capacity during the production of an injection mold platen at the Corvaglia Mould plant (Eschlikon, Switzerland) with the use of bactericide-free cutting fluid Bonderite L-MR 71-7 from Henkel. 
(Image: Henkel/Corvaglia, PR021)
Düsseldorf, Germany – In the production of its platens for injection molds, Swiss closure system specialist Corvaglia makes use of an innovative high-impact cutting fluid from Henkel that reduces the necessary bath make-up and top-up concentrations while offering considerably longer bath lifetimes. At the same time, the optimized, formaldehyde-free formulation results in a low-foam and low-odor emulsion.

Clariant and KBR supply turnkey design for low-cost, high-efficiency ammonia synthesis in Indonesia

ClariantMunich, January 11, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that it is providing total catalyst solutions for two major ammonia production plants in Indonesia, in cooperation with its licensing partner KBR. The new projects rely on KBR’s process technologies combined with a complete range of Clariant catalysts for the entire ammonia production process. Not only do the partners offer a turnkey design, but also an advanced solution that significantly reduces ammonia production costs while increasing plant efficiency.

SABIC’S Dedicated LDPE Foam Grades for MEAF and Asia

Polymer foams are widely used in numerous industries. SABIC has identified “foaming and lightweighting” as an important focus area, where its numerous polymer-based solutions can help the entire value chain become more efficient, more sustainable and more profitable.Sittard, The Netherlands, January 10, 2017 - Polymeric foams are widely used in numerous areas that encompass building & construction, automotive, packaging, sports & leisure, and more. Enhanced physical properties and excellent foamability of the polymers are key in enabling more efficient material usage and energy savings.

PE100+ Association launches online assistant for trenchless pressure pipe installation

Trenchless refurbishment of old pipeline with welded PE100 pipes. (Photo: PE100+ Association, PR004)Apeldoorn, January 10, 2017 - An online guide that will help civil engineers identify the most suitable trenchless methods for installing ‘PE100’ high density polyethylene (HDPE) pressure pipe has been launched by the PE100+ Association. The association, whose aim is to promote a consistent and high level quality in production and use of polyethylene for PE100 pipes, is made up of HDPE producers from around the world.

TE Connectivity Introduces New Generation of Coolsplice Connectors with Extended Wire Range

CoolSplice connectors. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR110)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – January 9, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing a new generation of CoolSplice connectors. This wire-to-wire insulation displacement connector (IDC) splice solution combines reliability with ease of termination. The wire size range has been extended to enable a splice of larger wires.

Clariant Releases ColorForward® Interiors 2018; New Trend Colors for Textiles and Fibers

ClariantMuttenz, January 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the release of ColorForward® Interiors 2018, the fifth annual trend and color forecasting guide for the fiber and textile market.

Trelleborg Announces a Five Percent Price Increase on Industrial and Construction Tires

TrelleborgTrelleborg announces a five percent price increase on industrial and construction tires in Europe, starting from February 1st, 2017.

Clariant signs new Syndicated Revolving Credit Facility Agreement

ClariantMuttenz, December 19, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the signing of a new CHF 500 million five-year multi-currency Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with two one-year extension options.