Lawrence Acquarulo, Foster Corporation, looks in detail at antimicrobial masterbatches for medical plastics more

21 Sep 2017 10:35 News

Provider of polymer solutions for healthcare markets, Foster Corporation has introduced antimicrobial master batches for blending with medical device polymers. more

2 Jun 2017 10:20 News

At Chinaplas 2016, Dow Corning has launched its new silicone masterbatch designed to reduce the coefficient of friction (COF) in high-speed form-fill-seal (FFS) packaging operations more

27 Apr 2016 15:05 News

Biesterfeld Plastic is at Medtech Europe with Heroc’s functional batches containing antimicrobial and aseptic properties more

12 Apr 2016 14:05 News

Dr. C Frank, Sikora, discusses the use of an x-ray scanner for pellet, flakes and film inspection as well as analysis in the compound and masterbatch industry more

2 Dec 2015 16:24 Opinion

Manufacturer of masterbatches Grafe has announced it has invested in a new facility for the stimulation of extrusion blow moulding. more

4 Jun 2015 16:00 News

Clariant expects a new US investment to enable it to accellerate new product development and brand building, bring together creative resources and prototyping equipment and support US customers. more

20 Sep 2013 08:58 News

UK plastic additive manufacturer Symphony has signed an agreement with a Belgian pharmaceutical maker, part of Johnson & Johnson, to market a new antimicrobial masterbatch in a number of markets, initially for food packaging. more

21 Aug 2013 10:54 Technology

Saleh Alnazha

Clariant have sold a 40% stake in its Saudi Arabia masterbatch production operation, established in 1993, to Tasnee, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in the country. more

9 Aug 2013 09:24 News

Clariant colours

Source: Clariant.

Mevopur masterbatches are known for high standards in terms of product quality and regulatory compliance. The company is a leading light in change control policy in terms of its ingredients, especially pigments. more

26 Apr 2013 12:28 Technology

Clariant colours

Source: Clariant.

Designers are facing a growing dilemma—how to make their products functional but more appealing to the end user, the patient, whilst meeting an increasing set of regulations impacting materials at their disposal. Steve Duckworth explores the options. more

4 Apr 2013 15:16 Opinion