Henkel drives the future of e-Mobility

Henkel provides comprehensive solutions for efficient assembly, lifetime protection and operational safety of key components in automotive e-Mobility, such as electric drive modules. (Graphic: Henkel, PR051)Düsseldorf, Germany – Building on years of experience and expertise in engine and powertrain applications, Henkel is actively investing in new technologies and products for efficient large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems. Key solutions addressing the “pain points” of OEMs and tier suppliers in this segment include innovative liquid gasketing, magnet bonding, thermal management and potting products as well as a state-of-the-art impregnation service.

Driving quality with Omron’s new Q2A Tailored Application Drive

Driving quality with Omron’s new Q2A Tailored Application Drive.
(Photo: Omron, PR049)Omron has released the Q2A Tailored Application Drive series. Capable of driving a wide variety of motors such as IM, SPM, IPM, DDPM and SynRM, the Q2A is easily customizable to the customer’s application. The solution combines a space- and cost-saving design with many helpful features to offer system integrators, OEMs, and end-users a high-performance yet easy-to-use drive.

Clariant Unveils Controlled-Atmosphere Packaging Solutions at CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018

Enhancing and protecting healthcare products with packaging solutions. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, July 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will present new products that help control moisture and prevent degradation of packaged pharmaceuticals at CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018. Clariant Healthcare Packaging is exhibiting its full range of desiccant canisters and packets, tubes and desiccant stoppers, oxygen scavengers, Advanced Desiccant Polymer (ADP®) and humidity stabilizers at Stand C25 at the trade show being held at the National Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 until 5 September 2018.

Clariant expands partnership with Lintech International LLC in the United States 

ClariantCharlotte, July 18, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Lintech International, LLC to solely distribute its pigments for the plastics, coating and printing ink markets across the entire United States of America, effective August 1, 2018. The product portfolio of Clariant’s Business Unit Pigments includes organic pigments, organic dyes and pigment dispersions.

EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018

EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Wielsbeke, Belgium – July 18, 2018 – Beaulieu Yarns, the global supplier of high-quality synthetic polyamide and polypropylene yarns, is the proud recipient of the Green Product Award 2018 Material category for its EqoBalance® family of “biomass-balance” yarns.

Medically Compliant Thermoplastic Elastomers from KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® M series are used to manufacture bracket covers for dental braces 

Innovative THERMOLAST® M TPE for Dental Bracket Covers. 
(Photo: © 2018 KRAIBURG TPE)Orthodontic braces not only contribute to creating an attractive smile but also improve the dental health of those who undergo treatment. Occasionally, patients can feel discomfort caused by friction from the wires or brackets against the mouth. To avoid discomfort during treatment, manufacturers in the medical/dental field have created dental bracket covers using a THERMOLAST® compound from KRAIBURG TPE.

NKM National Utilities Ltd. installs Tritium fast chargers as part of strategic network rollout

NKM Hungary installs Tritium fast chargers as part of strategic network rollout. From left to right: Tamas Binder (IT Operations Leader), Jeroen Jonker (General Manager Sales Europe Tritium), Szabolcs Balogh (Managing Director NKM Mobiliti), Manuel Fernandes (General Manager Operations Europe, Business Development Tritium). 
(Image courtesy Tritium, PR006)Amsterdam, the Netherlands 17 July 2018: NKM Mobilitas Ltd. (Mobiliti) in Hungary recently ordered the first 12 Veefil-RT 50kW DC fast chargers from Tritium, the leading international specialist in DC charging infrastructure solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) market. The 12 Veefil-RT 50kW DC fast chargers are part of a larger roll-out of NKM’s new electric car charging network across Hungary.

Clariant ColorForward® 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist

Clariant ColorForward 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, July 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the completion of a collaborative project with Pel Plastic srl, an Italian company specialized in mold texturing and surface design. Inspired by the 2019 edition ColorForward, Clariant’s color trend forecasting tool, Pel Plastic decided to experiment with a radically different approach to product design.

Ternua and Archroma join efforts on recycling and upcycling nutshell waste into fashion

With Nutcycle, outdoor brand Ternua partners with Archroma’s EarthColors® to create a capsule collection that reuses agricultural waste and applies it to garments, avoiding the use of artificial dyes. Watch the video.
(Photographs: Ternua)Reinach, Switzerland, 16 July 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced collaboration with Ternua, an outdoor brand with a strong connection to nature.

New M12 cable assemblies from TE Connectivity enable rapid implementation of high-speed data networks

New M12 cable assemblies from TE Connectivity enable rapid implementation of high-speed data networks. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR229)DARMSTADT, Germany – July 16, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has extended its modular twisted pair cable assembly offering with new M12 cable assemblies. Conforming to EN45545 HL3 with fire and smoke characteristics, TE’s M12 cable assemblies are suitable for public transportation and other heavy industrial applications. Their rugged design enables them to withstand the vibrations experienced in trains and other demanding environments.

SABIC appoints AECTRA Plastiques SAS as its exclusive polyolefin distributor in France as of 1 January 2019

SABIC appoints AECTRA Plastiques SAS as its exclusive polyolefin distributor in France as of 1 January 2019.LYON, FRANCE, July 12, 2018 - SABIC and AECTRA Plastiques SAS announced their arrangement concerning the distribution of the whole SABIC® polyolefins portfolio in France during the occasion of the official opening of the AECTRA Plastiques’ office in Lyon. With immediate effect, AECTRA Plastiques will market, sell and distribute SABIC® polyethylene and polypropylene products in all industries, including automotive and pharmaceutical.

Archroma celebrates opening of Global Competence Center for Whiteness

Archroma’s CEO Alexander Wessels (3rd from left) inaugurates the new Global Competence Center for Whiteness in Prat, near Barcelona, Spain, on July 5, 2018, together with OBA specialist team (left to right) David Atkinson, Gabriel Martinez, Edna Trullas, Fabienne Schneider and Andrew Jackson. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 12 July 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has officially inaugurated its new Global Competence Center for Whiteness in Prat, near Barcelona, Spain.

Kraiburg TPE portfolio for automotive and consumer applications expanded

New series: Thermoplastic elastomers from KRAIBURG TPE for automotive interior applications. (Photo: © 2018 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at the 26th International Trade Fair Fakuma held from October 16 to 20, 2018 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center. In addition to current applications for its thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), the company – at Booth 5303 in Hall B5 – will also be showcasing two advanced new material series that provide excellent properties for automotive interior and consumer applications.

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