Chemical Innovations Limited (CIL), part of the Vita Group, will be presenting its complete range of Cilbond bonding agents suitable for use with all types of polymers, including cast elastomers and TPUs.
The German distributor C. H. Erbslöh Europe SE from Krefeld will present its portfolio of additives and modifiers from renowned producers at K 2010. Renewably-sourced castor oil forms the basis for the multifunctional polyols from Vertellus.
Byk-Chemie GmbH is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the additives and instruments sector. Byk supplies additives to the polyurethane industry that help to optimise manufacturing processes or impart specific performance properties, such as scratch resistance or surface gloss.
An independent Italian compounder of TPEs, API S.p.A. will be presenting its range of polyols, prepolymers and TPUs from the Apinat, Apilon, Tivilon and Apithane ranges including its first soft biodegradedable TPE, Apinat.
Hexpol will acquire rubber compounding group Excel Polymers for a price of USD 212,5 million on a cash and debt-free basis. According to Hexpol, the acquisition is fully financed via bank facilities. The closing of the deal is expected at the end of November 2010. Hexpol said it intends to pursue a rights issue corresponding to approximately SEK 550 million (USD 83 million) as soon as practically possible following completion of the acquisition.