Delta Tecnic, which specialises in the production and distribution of colour concentrates and raw materials for plastics, cables, inks, paints and cosmetics, reinforces its commitment to the automotive industry through Micromasterbatch, a type of masterbatch with a smaller pellet size that improves dilution when extruding cables. The company is thus enhancing its innovative role in the industry.
Ascend purchase compounding businesses
Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced today it signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. The acquisition includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy, the masterbatch portfolio of Esseti Plast GD and the engineering plastics portfolio of Poliblend, which consists of virgin and recycled grades of PA66, PA6, PBT and POM.
COLOUR VISION N°20
At the beginning of the year, Gabriel-Chemie presented the 20th edition of the successful COLOUR VISION colour and trend series for the world of plastics. Innovative colourists and experienced trend scouts are working actively on tomorrow’s trends. And together they develop a new COLOUR VISION collection every year. It serves as a source of inspiration for the world of plastics. The COLOUR VISION trends are used for new product concepts and valued by brand-name manufacturers, as well as creative designers of consumer products and plastics processors.
FIND THE RIGHT ADDITIVE MASTERBATCH
At K 2019, Gabriel-Chemie presented itself as a provider of innovative and sustainable solutions for plastic products. With the “Master of Additives” digital search tool, Gabriel-Chemie wants to make it easier for plastics processors and brands to select the right additive masterbatch.
Bio-based Colors & Effects® Masterbatch Sicolen®
With Sicolen® B, the BASF brand Colors & Effects® presents a masterbatch for plastics coloring, which consists of renewable raw materials. The bio-based masterbatch supplements the previous solutions for coloring biodegradable plastics and recyclates.