Competitiveness

14 September 2016

UK unemployment falls to eight-year low

According to new figures from the Office for National Statistics, there were 39,000 fewer unemployed people compared with the previous quarter, 190,000 fewer year-on-year and the lowest since March to May 2008.  Read more

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