December 2019 Vol. 2

MNA – All the latest news on Additives, Masterbatches and Concentrates for the Polymer Industry


**Industry News on specialty Additives, Stabilisers, Pigments, Antioxidants, Colorants, Plasticisers**


Cabot Debuts Carbon Masterbatches Based on Post-Industrial Carbon Black and Recycled Polymers
TECHBLAK™ 85 series by Cabot are black masterbatches made from post-industrial carbon black and recycled polymers
https://www.plasticstoday.com/materials/cabot-debuts-carbon-masterbatches-based-on-post-industrial-carbon-black-recycled-polymers/150899882261980 

Polyone in Taks to Buy Clariant Masterbatch Unit
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/KA9ZhXcMJVITJZb#pdfviewer

2020 Vision Not Clear for Plastics Compounders
http://cloud.excelplas.com/index.php/s/fQDjL7Y09d3h6Zg#pdfviewer

Clariant Additive Masterbatch Makes Black Plastic Packaging ‘Visible’ to Sorting Systems
https://www.healthcarepackaging.com/issues/sustainability/news/13701921/clariant-additive-masterbatch-makes-black-plastic-packaging-visible-to-sorting-systems 

Clariant Said to Discuss $1.5 Billion Unit Sale With PolyOne
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-03/clariant-said-to-mull-1-5-billion-masterbatches-sale-to-polyone 

Clariant Launches 25 Organic Pigments for Bioplastics
https://bioplasticsnews.com/2019/09/25/clariant-organic-pigments-bioplastics/

Clariant is Planning a Billion-Dollar Deal for the New Group Tag
https://www.jellypages.com/business/Clariant-is-planning-a-billion-dollar-deal-for-the-new-group-tag-h93915.html 

Clariant Blowing Agent Masterbatches Achieve BMW Automotive Weight-saving Success Story
https://www.plasticstoday.com/automotive-and-mobility/clariant-masterbatches-bmw-highlight-automotive-weight-saving-success-story/51138383561970 

ExcelPlas Labs Can Give Full Deformulation Analysis of Antioxidants and HALS Stabilizers in Polymers (Cost Effective & Rapid Turnaround)
http://www.excelplas.com/ 

Clariant Launches First Plastics Research Centre
https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chemicals-company-to-launch-plastics-research-centre-2019-11-29/searchString:Clariant+Launches+First+Plastics+Research+Centre 

Woon Keat Moh Appointed Colour and Additives President for Polyone
https://www.plasteurope.com/news/POLYONE_t243896/ 

Clariant Making its Additives Fit for Reuse Allowing Re and Upcycling
https://www.clariant.com/en/Corporate/News/2019/08/Clariant-making-its-Additives-fit-for-reuse-halogenfree-flame-retardant-allowing-re-and-upcycling-of 

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