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Clariant’s Licocare® RBW Vita bio-based additives for plastics receives award for sustainability excellence

Material Health Certificate GOLD certification awarded for selected rice bran wax-derived additives

Licocare RBW Vita’s benefits include higher throughput and a smoother surface finish for plastic parts used in automotive, electrical & electronics and consumer goods
Supporting manufacturers’ sustainability targets & transformation to a circular economy

KRAIBURG TPE supplies co-extruded TPEs with optimum adhesion to PA for high-quality corrugated tubes

An innovative new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) family made by KRAIBURG TPE transfers the established properties of injection-moldable TPEs for multicomponent applications with polyamide (PA) to extrusion. Cable management systems in motor vehicles are the first application for which the Schlemmer Group (Munich) is producing new types of Polyflex corrugated tubes by co-extruding PA and a THERMOLAST® K AD/PA/CS2 compound.

Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards

Mondi, global leader in innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions, has been recognised in four product categories at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The annual competition rewards the greatest achievements in packaging innovation and technologies worldwide, with a focus on both sustainability and end-user convenience. While the judging process was hosted in November in Indonesia, the Gala Awards Ceremony will take place at the interpack 2020 trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Tye Cine Saved Time and Reduced Costs with Flint Group nyloflex® Printing Plates

Tye Cine Colour Separations Sdn Bhd started its operations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1988. With a humble beginning as a small production house that had aspirations for advertising back in the late ‘80s. The company transformed itself in 2000, when it took their big leap forward by investing in digital flexo platemaking. After the successful commissioning and training of its team in 2001, Tye Cine officially became the first company in South East Asia to offer digital flexo platemaking.

Metsä Board awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for the third consecutive year

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is proud to have been awarded the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the third consecutive year for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Overall Metsä Board is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard industry.

Archroma at Paperex India 2019 with innovations and solution systems for sustainable colors and performance

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Paperex 2019 to present its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets.

Biodegradable hot melt adhesive makes for environmentally friendlier packaging

Kiilto has developed a hot melt adhesive that enables the production of fully compostable packaging – among other things. A biodegradable adhesive can replace the usual hot melt adhesives made, for example, from oil-based raw materials in various applications in the packaging industry and in the production of hygiene products. The other qualities of this biodegradable adhesive are the same as those of hot melt adhesives currently on the market. But what stands out is its environmental performance.

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