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IGM Resins: focus on growing its energy curing resins business

IGM Resins, the leading global supplier of materials to the energy curing market is increasing its focus on growing its energy curing resins business. IGM has established its position as a technology leader in photo initiator chemistry and is leveraging its strong position across the range of material solutions to the energy curing industry.

ALTANA takes over business of Office Color Science Company, enters “Software as a Service” domain

Micro tri color
The specialty chemicals group ALTANA takes over the international business of Office Color Science Co., Ltd. headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. Within the ALTANA Group, the business will be integrated into the Instruments business line of the BYK division (BYK-Gardner), and marketed as BYK-Gardner V/R Solutions. Office Color Science will continue to concentrate on its business in Japan and some key customers in Europe.

UV and LED systems for bonding technology

IST METZ spotcure
At the Bondexpo, which takes place from 7. to 10. October in Stuttgart, UV system manufacturer IST Metz will be presenting a large product portfolio for curing filling compounds and adhesive using UV technology in Hall 6, Stand 6432.

IST Metz PI: LEDcure technology paves its way into rotary printing (WPE 2019)

IST Metz ledcure
UV curing specialist IST Metz will be presenting its LEDcure high-performance LED system for rotary printing at the World Publishing Expo in Berlin on 8 and 9 October in Hall 21a, Stand E.15.

Perstorp Pevalen™ Pro: the next-generation non-phthalate plasticizer that improves the sustainability of PVC

Perstorp child and dog
Perstorp, the global leader in pro-environment polyols, now introduces a renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer Pevalen™Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies. Pevalen Pro improves the sustainability of PVC without compromise on quality and performance.