2 September 2016

Kafrit launches halogen-free masterbatches

Israel-based producer of flame retardant (FR) masterbatches Kafrit for the building and construction industry has broadened its extensive flame retardant portfolio with a new range of halogen-free masterbatch products.  Read more

2 September 2016

Clariant addresses safety and sustainability concerns

The additive-maker is pioneering major advances in pigments and dyes, promoting greater safety in the production process and for end-product users in response to regulatory and brand owners and consumer pressures for safer colouration in plastics.  Read more

17 August 2016

US to tighten fuel efficiency standards

The US government has finalised new fuel efficiency standards for buses, large lorries and other heavy-duty vehicles, intending to drive innovation and echo recent advances that have seen plastics play a bigger role in cars and light vans.  Read more