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In this section, you can find the latest news and press releases concerning UV & EB curing from RadTech Europe, its members and affiliate organizations. 

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Global specialty chemicals company Perstorp to sell its Capa™ business to Ingevity

Perstorp train
Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, announced today it has agreed to sell Capa™, its caprolactone business, including the production site in Warrington, to Ingevity for approximately €590 million. The business has annual revenues of approximately €150 million.

Perstorp announces production capacity increase for Di-Penta, securing future growth

DiPenta
Perstorp has increased capacity of di-pentaerythritol i.e. Di-Penta with 40% at site Perstorp. This is a result of improved efficiency and debottlenecking at all Di-Penta producing sites.

hubergroup stays on track to sustainable printing inks

Gecko Greenline
Sustainability is a core value of hubergroup: “As a printing ink manufacturer, we bear the heavy responsibility to protect both mankind and nature – and we intend to fulfil that responsibility through our products,” said Heiner Klokkers, member of the management board of hubergroup. “That’s why we were particularly pleased to achieve the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Material Health Assessment Silver-Level. In this model, the waste material of an old product becomes the ‘food’ of a new product, either by composting or by reprocessing. It creates a circular economy that goes beyond conventional sustainability efforts. We are proud to be an active participant in that effort.”

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business

Northern lights
Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the sale of Perstorp BioProducts, a leading producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together with a member of the subsidiary’s management team. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

BYK Team Wins ALTANA Innovation Award 2018 for New Additive Product Line

Altana Innovation Award
The specialty chemicals company ALTANA presented the ALTANA Innovation Award for the seventh time. This year, the redevelopment of specific additives was awarded. As an international team of the BYK division, Byungdu Bae, Dr. Marc Eberhardt, Mark Heekeren and Dr. Guillaume Jaunky developed a new family of hydrophilic additives based on advanced technologies and, most notably, brought the flagship BYK®-3560 from the lab onto the market. The product series is highly innovative due to the fact that it offers completely new solutions for recoatability in multilayered systems.

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