March 2020 Vol. 3

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

NEWSMAKERS:  * Ampacet * BASF * Cabot * Clariant * ExcelPlas * PolyOne * Solvay  * Schulman 

BASF, Clariant Postpone Annual MeetingsDue to COVID-19

ExcelPlas Coating Labs Move to Automated Testing and Robotic Autosampler During COVID-19
ExcelPlas continues to remain operational and accessible for masterbatch and polymer testing during this difficult period and has switched to more automated testing, 
Robotic autosampling equipment and remote-access video monitoring of DSC and FTIR to ensure continuity of work flow. 75% of staff are working from home checking and writing reports. 

Graphite-Embedded Polyethylene Kills 99.99% of Bacteria on Contact

Additives: Matte Masterbatches for High-Impact, Luxurious Finish PET Molded and Extruded Sheet Products

Processing Stabilizer for Repro and/or Recycled HDPE

Expanded Polyproplene Foam with Improved Surface Properties and Optimized Filling Behavior

Cabot Corporation Now Offers CABELEC® Conductive Concentrates

Carbon-free Technology Ignites Black Plastics Recyclability Roadshow

Clariant Expands Polymer Compounds Portfolio

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