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UV and LED systems for adhesive technology

IST METZ Handcure Staffel
Bondexpo 2018: IST Metz shows multi-faceted UV technology in the field of bonding and composites

Perstorp upgraded to B- by S&P

S&P Global Ratings announced on 23 July 2018 that it has upgraded its long-term issuer credit rating for Perstorp Holding AB to B-.

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

DSM
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. Beyond the primary function of reducing food waste, the products are now also recyclable via APK’s new recycling route.

Perstorp to debottleneck its Capa™ caprolactone derivatives plants at Warrington, UK

Perstorp
Perstorp recently reported that they have made significant progress in ‘future-proofing’ its Capa™ caprolactone monomer plant in Warrington, United Kingdom. The monomer plant will be made more robust to ensure an even more reliable supply for customers around the world.Subtitle.

UV rocks the German Design Award 2019

IST METZ
UV printed and finished paper guitar from IST Metz nominated for German Design Award 2019

hubergroup announces price increase for energy curing product lines

Hubergroup
Printing ink manufacturer hubergroup states price increases for all energy curing inks and varnishes across Europe and the Americas with immediate effect. Depending on the individual product line, the raw material related price adjustments will range from 6 to 8 percent in specific areas.

Landa Digital Printing opens next chapter in Company history

Landa Digital Printing today announced the completion of a $300 million equity financing, led by private investment firm SKion GmbH and joined by specialty chemicals group ALTANA, an already-existing shareholder. Both SKion and ALTANA are wholly-owned by German entrepreneur Susanne Klatten.

DISPERBYK-2080 and DISPERBYK-2081 win “Ringier Technology Innovation Award”

Ringier Award
The Ringier jury, comprising experts from the Chinese coatings industry, distinguished BYK this year with the “Ringier Technology Innovation Award” in the “Coatings Industry” category for its additives DISPERBYK-2080 and DISPERBYK-2081.

Perstorp AB and 3D4Makers sign a Joint Venture agreement to form ElogioAM, a 3D Printing materials company

Perstorp AB, global leading specialty chemicals company, and 3D4Makers, a high performance 3D printing filament producer, are joining forces with a new Joint Venture: ElogioAM, to bring new material solutions in order to advance the additive manufacturing industry. By combining the deep insights of both companies into chemicals and polymers, ElogioAM is bringing the world’s first fifth-generation 3D filament, Facilan™, which enables applications previously unobtainable with other 3D printing materials.

Perstorp announces name change of low-carbon runway deicer

Perstorp has taken the decision to rename its more environmentally friendly deicer for airport runways from Nordway to Pergrip™ Run, strengthening its Pergrip-branded range of deicers.