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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).
Panacol introduces new line of masking materials
Panacol has developed new UV curable masking materials for industrial processes. These masking materials are part of the Vitralit® MASK product line. They can be easily applied, cured in seconds by exposure to UV light, and then removed by a simple peel, or for those masks with higher adhesion, hot water dip and peel.
Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group
Perstorp Group, a leading sustainability-driven global specialty chemicals company, today said that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG announced today that it has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement on 14 May 2022 to acquire the entire equity interest in Perstorp Holding AB. The agreement was signed with Financière Forêt S.à.r.l, a company under PAI Partners, a European private equity firm.
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
Multifaceted UV technology at PaintExpo 2022
At PaintExpo, which takes place from 26.-29. April 2022 in Karlsruhe, UV specialist and world market leader IST METZ will present a wide range of UV and LED systems for curing industrial coatings using UV technology in hall 1 at booth 1355