25th Oct 2022
Milliken & Company, an expert in polymer additive and colourant technology and PureCycle Technologies, Inc., have announced that they have created the first fully sustainable concentrate for PP on the market. This development advances circularity, since the concentrate based on PureCycle materials will allow for greater use of 100 per cent recycled...
25th Oct 2022
The net sales of Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (Formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.), a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, has increased 26.3 per cent to ₹355.9 crore in the second quarter of 2023 as compared to ₹281.8 crore in the second quarter of 2022. Profit before tax increased by 15.5 per cent to ₹61.0...
13th Oct 2022
Chemical manufacturer Bolger & O’Hearn, Inc Specialty Chemicals (B&O) has announced that it has introduced its new high performance, fluorine-free durable water repellent (DWR), Shell-Tech Free at the IFAI Expo 2022. The event will be held until October 14, 2022, at the Charlotte Convention Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, US.
16th Sep 2022
The ministry of textiles, Government of India has cleared 23 strategic research projects in technical textiles worth around ₹60 crore under its flagship programme the ‘National Technical Textiles Mission’. These strategic research projects are in the areas of specialty fibres, sustainable textiles, geotextiles, mobiltech and sports textiles.
14th Sep 2022
Mativ has announced the relocation of its headquarters to a new location in Georgia. Mativ is a manufacturer of critical components and engineered solutions, the result of the successfully completed merger between Neenah and SWM International. The move will enable the company to further enhance its employee experience, innovation and customer support.
9th Sep 2022
Material design firm Techmer PM, LLC has announced that it has received a majority investment from Gryphon Investors, a middle-market private equity firm. Techmer PM's founder John Manuck, the company’s management team, and SK Capital, a private investment firm, will remain investors in the company alongside Gryphon. The terms of the deal were not...
24th Aug 2022
Munich-based chemical group Wacker will introduce an additive masterbatch for polyethylene compounding at K 2022- the 22nd international trade fair for plastics and rubber will take place in Düsseldorf from October 19-26, 2022. Marketed as GENIOPLAST PE50S08, this silicone product makes it easier to manufacture ready-to-use polyethylene moulding...
23rd Aug 2022
Alkegen, a specialty materials platform that provides high performance materials used in advanced applications including filtration media, battery technologies, high temperature insulation and fire protection, has announced expansion efforts aimed at increasing its total micro-fine glass fibre (MFGF) manufacturing capacity by 30 per cent.
10th Aug 2022
Germany’s Covestro has signed an agreement to sell its additive manufacturing business to Stratasys. The selling price amounts to approximately €43 million. In addition, there is a potential earn-out of up to €37 million, which is subject to the achievement of various performance metrics. The transaction is planned to be closed in the first quarter of...