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22.11.2017 0

Hattrick: Three Flexofit Seminars in Africa

With three Flexofit Seminars in Port Louis, Mauritius on 20th, Johannesburg, South Africa on 24th and in Windhoek, Namibia on 27th October Flexofit answered to an ever rising demand to professional education in the printing industry in Africa. The local expert audience in all three countries delightfully attended the seminars with industry speakers from international companies like Chespa, DuPont, Esko, tesa, Renzmann and Windmöller & Hölscher among others.

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08.11.2017 0

DowDuPont Reports Q3 2017 Net Sales Up 23% Over Q3 2016

The newly merged DowDuPont reported Q3 2017 net sales increased 23%. Pro forma net sales increased to $18.3 billion, up 8 percent versus the year-ago period, led by gains in the Materials Science segments Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure (16%), Packaging & Specialty Plastics and Performance Materials & Coatings (8% each), and the Specialty Products segments Transportation & Advanced Polymers (9%) and Safety & Construction (6%).


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18.10.2017 0

Indorama acquires BOPP producer

Chemical firm Indorama Ventures is set to acquire BOPP producer DuPont Teijin Films in its move to diversify into further industry segments. 

The acquisition includes eight production assets in the US, Europe and China, with a global innovation centre in the UK.  

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30.08.2017 0

DuPont collects bioplastics award

DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has recently received a joint award in the 2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Awards because of their production of the furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME).

The technology is a bio-based monomer made from fructose, and is one of the 12 building blocks identified by the US Department of Energy which can be converted for use in different applications such as packaging, textiles and engineering plastics.

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