July 2020 Vol. 2

MNA – The Latest Updates, News and Alerts on Polymer Masterbatches and Polymer Additives
Stay in Touch with the Polymer Additives Industry While Social Distancing 


NEWSMAKERS:  * Avient * BASF * Dow * ExcelPlas * HanNanotech  * Sukano * TOTAL 

Avient Announces Second Quarter 2020 Results
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/avient-announces-second-quarter-2020-results-301097849.html

Migration analysis, antioxidant, and mechanical characterization of polypropylene-based active food packaging films loaded with BHA, BHT, and TBHQ
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1750-3841.15337

New Application for trinamiX Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Solutions: Plastic Sorting Made Easy
https://www.basf.com/global/en/media/news-releases/2020/07/p-20-234.html

Total Patents Carbon Nanotubes Masterbatch
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200148840A1/en

Antimicrobial Benefits of Zinc Nanoparticle Masterbatches
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/12/5/1198

Dow Patents New Masterbastch Formulations for Use In Greenhouse Films with High Transparency
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200140665A1/en

HanNanotech Patents Processing Aid of a Non-fluorinated Melt-Processable Polymer
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20200139605A1/en

The Effect of ZnO on the Failure of PET by Environmental Stress Cracking
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/12/2844/pdf

Release of Silver from Silver Doped PET Bottles
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2214289420301034

Novachem Enters High-Density Biaxially Orientated Polyethylene Market
https://www.novachem.com/media-center/news-releases/nova-chemicals-enters-high-density-biaxially-oriented-polyethylene-market-to-expand-recyclable-packaging-options/

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