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22. September 2017

TPE for floating cables

The demand for raw materials for the cable industry is continuously growing, so does the demand for floating cable raw materials. In this application field TPEs offer excellent flexibility within a wide temperature range from -40 °C to 120 °C.

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The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business will be featuring its latest non-yellowing thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials at its distributor Danquinsa GmbH's stand B4-4507 at Fakuma 2017.

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According to a report by “The Taipei Times” on 12 September 2017, Covestro (Taiwan) Ltd. announced that it will expand the TPU production capacity at its plant in Changhua, Taiwan.

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Mitsui Chemicals' wholly-owned Sun Alloys subsidiary has started up a new line for Milastomer brand thermoplastic olefinic elastomers in Chiba, Japan.

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Clariant announced the signing of a joint venture contract with Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately owned producer of UV light stabilisers in China. According to Clariant, the two companies plan to invest a multi-million CHF amount to establish a new production facility for process and light stabiliser additives in the Cangzhou National Coastal-Port Economy and Technology Development Zone, Hebei province, China.

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Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd. and International Automotive Components (IAC) Group have officially closed a joint venture transaction, forming Auria Solutions, Ltd. – a new global supplier of soft trim and acoustical products for the automotive industry.

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Aurora Plastics, LLC, a specialist for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds, announced on 10 October 2017 the acquisition of compounder S&E Specialty Polymers of Lunenburg, Massachusetts. The move marks Aurora Plastics’ second acquisition this year and represents the company’s initial expansion into thermoplastic elastomers and further expansion into the company’s flexible PVC capabilities.

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Chemicals supplier Covestro (Taiwan) Ltd said it is to expand production capacity of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) at its plant in Changhua County.

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FRX Polymers Inc. has announced the availability of its Nofia non-halogenated polyphosphonates as a replacement for antimony (ATO) in brominated flame retardant systems. Nofia flame retardants (FRs) serve as a synergist in brominated flame retardant products, delivering lighter weight and reduced cost, according to the company.

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At Fakuma 2017 from 17 – 21 October 2017 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Huntsman and its long-standing distribution partner Chemie-Plast will be presenting a range of products from the thermoplastic polyurethane portfolio. Elastomer solutions on display will include a novel, super lightweight, high-energy return material, which is said to have the potential to transform the production and performance of all kinds of everyday items.

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Following the completion of the acquisition of US chemical company Chemtura at the end of April 2017, Lanxess has subsequently adjusted its group structure.

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