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Pevalen™ Pro 100: Perstorp's innovative leap towards more sustainable non-phthalate plasticizers
Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp has launched Pevalen™ Pro 100, marking a new era in PVC plasticizing technology. The new grade of Pevalen features 100% renewable carbon content based on mass balance, applying chemical and physical traceability. By factoring in the biogenic CO2 uptake[1] from its renewable raw materials, Pevalen Pro 100 offers a product carbon footprint reduction of approximately 80% relative to its fossil-based equivalent from cradle to Perstorp gate.
Marcel Krohnen heading BYK’s global Paint Additives business
The specialty chemicals manufacturer BYK has brought Marcel Krohnen back on board after two and a half years as Head of its global Paint Additives business.
RadTech North America Announces New Board Members
RadTech, the Association for Ultraviolet and Electron Beam (UV+EB) technologies, is pleased to announce newly elected Board members for a two-year term of 2024-2025:
RadTech Europe (RTE), the independent European association for energy curing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angelique Runacre as the new President and Holly Steedman as Vice President. Effective January 1st 2024, they will join the RTE Management Committee.
Clariant proudly celebrates 40 years of desiccant manufacturing and innovation in Belen, New Mexico, USA
Clariant, a sustainability-focused specialty chemical company, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Belen, NM, USA desiccant manufacturing site.
GEW highlights successes at Labelexpo Europe 2023
UV curing systems manufacturer GEW has highlighted an exceptionally successful Labelexpo Europe, following the return of the exhibition after a four year interval.
Ongoing investments in Baldwin Technology help ACM Plastics win the competitive race
As a former race car driver, Massimo Raffaele was certainly used to making bold moves. Once he traded in his race car for a delivery truck, Raffaele began learning about the printing industry through his work transporting and delivering packaging materials throughout his native Italy.
IST METZ hosts UV Days 2023 with around 1000 participants from 32 countries
At the UV Days, which took place from 4 to 6 July in Nürtingen, Germany, organiser IST METZ welcomed around 1000 guests and 40 exhibitors from a total of 32 countries.