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Archroma and Baldwin to collaborate for optimized performance and resource saving in textile finishing
Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, and Baldwin, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision spray systems and technology for sustainable textile manufacturing, announce a new collaboration to optimize performance and resource saving in the finishing department.
Perstorp introduces the world’s first 2-Ethylhexanol partly based on renewables
Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp introduces 2-Ethylhexanol based on 25% renewable raw material according to a traceable mass balance concept. 2-EH Pro 25 is designed to reduce the carbon footprint throughout the value chain where it is used to support sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials. It is the latest addition to Perstorp’s rapidly expanding ISCC PLUS-certified portfolio of Pro-Environment products.
Quiminutri is now IGM Resins do Brasil
Quiminutri Especialidades Químicas, a subsidiary of the IGM Resins Group, has a new name: IGM Resins do Brasil!
Perstorp makes major increase in production of Pro-Environment Polyols
Sustainable solutions provider and global leader within polyols Perstorp is taking a stand by converting a large majority of the polyols produced at their largest production plant in Perstorp, Sweden, to Pro-Environment products. By doing this, Perstorp will enable reduced greenhouse gas emissions for its polyol customers and downstream value chains.
IGM Resins gets awarded a Gold Medal by EcoVadis
After launching our Sustainability Strategy as part of IGM’s Go Grow Green strategy, we are proud to announce that this week, IGM Resins received the Gold Medal by EcoVadis for our performance in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
BYK with an eye on sustainability: new PTFE-free wax additives
Classic PTFE-based wax additives possess special properties that other materials do not have – they offer outstanding scratch and abrasion resistance in a whole range of areas of application. For some time now, however, the use of PTFE has been viewed increasingly critically at a global level.
Perstorp to double carboxylic acid production capacity as demand continues to rise across markets
Leading specialty chemicals company Perstorp plans to have extra capacity of around 70,000 tonnes/yr. for production of carboxylic acids onstream during 2024. The investment will enable Perstorp to increase output significantly and strengthen its position as the sustainable solutions provider. Increased capacity will meet growing demand in various high-value applications, including non-phthalate plasticizers for PVC, engineered fluids for applications such as refrigeration lubricants, and various propionates used in food preservation and carboxylic acids for use in animal feed gut health and preservation products. Most of the output will be used in downstream production operated by Perstorp itself
IGM signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement with OSiC
IGM signed a strategic cooperation agreement with OSiC (https://en.osicgroup.com/), who is a global manufacturer of special chemicals and high-performance materials. This agreement will conduct a comprehensive in-depth cooperation between two companies in the coating additive business.