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Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Additive Manufacturing pioneer ioTech

Adhesive Technologies to expand expertise for innovative electronics solutions (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel Adhesive Technologies, through its corporate venture capital arm Henkel Tech Ventures, has invested in ioTech, a UK-based start-up with an R&D footprint in … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

BASF obtains crucial standards for food and feed industry for its crude glycerin production at the Dusseldorf-Holthausen site

Important standards for the food and feed industry Quality, traceability and safety along the complete production chain (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational chemical company BASF announces that it has obtained GMP+ and ISO 22000 certifications for … Read the full press release

Henkel brands Right Guard and Dry Idea sold to Thriving Brands LLC

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), global Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies leader, has announced the closing of the sale of Right Guard and Dry Idea brands to Thriving Brands LLC, effective … Read the full press release

“Responsible Lithium Partnership” established to improve natural resource management in Chile

Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG, and Fairphone fund the initiative at its inception GIZ to initiate a participatory process, inviting all relevant actors in the Salar de Atacama to work on a joint action plan Focus on protection of the … Read the full press release

Greiner Packaging achieves sustainable food cups made of circular materials from Borealis

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Borealis announces that its client Greiner Packaging has produces the first cup prototypes made of Bornewables™ – Borealis’ portfolio … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release

Henkel’s micro-thermal interface coatings recognized with Circuits Assembly’s 2021 NPI Award

Novel Thermal Management Coatings Aid in Reducing Operational Heat in Cloud and Hyperscale Data Center Optical Transceivers (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel Corporation, a leader in material solutions for telecom and datacom systems, is proud … Read the full press release

Henkel launches inaugural consumer electronics-specific, bio-based PUR hot melt adhesive

LOCTITE® HHD 3544F Contains 60% Bio-Based Content, Provides Sustainable Alternative for Structural Bonding Applications (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel, in line with its sustainability priorities, announces the development and commercial availability of LOCTITE® HHD 3544F, the … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

Covestro expands production capacity of specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany

Production with the most advanced technology Competence center for multilayer flat films (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has started up additional production lines for high-quality specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany. The … Read the full press release

BASF and VAUDE develop sustainable outdoor pants made from recycled tires

Joint News Release BASF and VAUDE take a step towards an effective circular economy together Polyamides based on chemically recycled tires form the basis for robust outdoor pants Available in stores from March 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 19-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

(PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GreenMantra Technologies is pleased to announce our partnership with HARKE GROUP to distribute our products in Europe. GreenMantra is an innovation leader that utilizes its advanced recycling technology to create unique specialty polymers … Read the full press release

Covestro’s new polycarbonates supports the advancement of drug delivery devices and surgical instruments

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces new polycarbonates for development of drug delivery devices and surgical instruments. Covestro offers two new families of the polycarbonate Makrolon®: improved low-friction types and maximum strength glass-filled products. The latter are also … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production in Montornès del Vallès is the first WEF Global Lighthouse on the Iberian Peninsula

(PRESS RELEASE) MONTORNÉS, Spain, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces that it has been recognized for its Industry 4.0 leadership with “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” award from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company for the second time. … Read the full press release

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and BASF create an innovative manufacturing cell for research and development of thermoplastic polymers and compounds

Joint News Release Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s IntElect 1000 kN injection moulding machine performs in BASF’s injection moulding pilot plant Innovative manufacturing cell to produce a wide range of different test specimens Fully-digitised robotic processing and digital integration (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, … Read the full press release

Covestro’s CO₂ technology conserves fossil raw materials in sports shoe manufaturing

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has developed an innovative technology that converts the exhaust gas CO₂ into a valuable precursor for plastics. The precursor, replacing up to 20 percent of fossil raw materials which … Read the full press release

Borealis secures access to clean and cost-efficient energy to power its operations in Stenungsund, Sweden

Power purchase agreement (PPA) signed by Borealis with Gasum to source power from wind farm owned and operated by Stena Renewable Borealis secures Kronoberget wind farm output for next ten years to power its production operations in Stenungsund, Sweden This … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel no longer intends to pursue acquisition of Tikkurila

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings, Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it no longer intends to acquire Tikkurila, following a competing, higher, offer for Tikkurila. Despite a strong cultural fit … Read the full press release

Sustainable packaging: Henkel increases recycled plastic in toilet cleaner packaging

(PRESS RELEASE) DUSSELDORF, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel strengthens its commitment to sustainable packaging and the promotion of a circular economy with a new, global packaging concept for toilet cleaner bottles. Henkel has significantly increased the amount of recycled polyethylene … Read the full press release

Borealis to divest its nitrogen business unit

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics, Borealis announces its decision to start … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

Symrise Nutrition’s Diana Food recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy with Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 nomination

Recognition for excellent waste management throughout the business Long history in valorization of side streams and circular economy models Capturing of highly nutritious active plant ingredients (PRESS RELEASE) HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diana Food, the leader in natural … Read the full press release

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

Electriq Global and GVG Oil Trade B.V. to partner in fuelling Passenger Canal Boats with Electriq Fuel

The parties will collaborate in enabling zero-emissions electrified canal boats to be powered with Electriq Global’s Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality zero-emission requirements (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a provider of Hydrogen-Rich, Zero-Emissions … Read the full press release

Electriq Global will launch its Zero Emissions, Hydrogen-Rich Fuel in the Netherlands by powering passenger canal boats with an Electriq PowerPack in compliance with the Amsterdam municipality requirement that all passenger vessels will be emission-free from 2025

Electriq Fuel Demonstrator Canal Boat

To comply with the Amsterdam municipality requirements, all passenger vessels sailing the Amsterdam canals are required to be emission-free as of 2025. Electriq and Boot10 pave the path to compliance (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Electriq Global, a … Read the full press release

Commissioning of new waste-to-energy recovery plant lowers Borealis’ CO2 emissions by 20% at its Beringen operations

New state-of-the-art power station transforms non-recyclable waste from local households into electricity and steam Successful first deliveries of steam and electricity to Borealis Beringen operations Borealis moves one step closer to sourcing 50% of its total electricity consumption in operations … Read the full press release

BASF Circular Economy Program: Focus on circular feedstocks, new material cycles and new business models

(PRESS RELEASE)LUDWIGSHAFEN, 10-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF announces the launch of a new Circular Economy Program. The company aims to double its sales generated with solutions for the circular economy to €17 billion by the year 2030 and plans to … Read the full press release

DSM Engineering Materials and Neste parter over replacing thousand of tons of fossil feedstock used in the production of polymers with sustainable feedstock

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM (AMS: DSM), a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has announced that it will form a strategic partnership with Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading producer of … Read the full press release

Syngenta launches innovative new insect control technology that is kind to nature but hard on pests

Spiropidion is an innovative new technology that can be used to protect a wide array of crops from some of the most damaging, and difficult to control, sucking pests Spiropidion is safe to pollinators and beneficial insects, providing farmers with … Read the full press release