Abstract: H.B. Fuller announced two new compostable adhesive solutions under its renowned Flextra™ Evolution brand, which offers many differentiated advantages in terms of sustainability goals and manufacturer benefits. The two new compostable adhesives for the flexible packaging market are: Flextra™ Evolution SF1000CP/XR2000CP and Flextra™ Evolution WB1200CP/XR2200CP.
Abstract: Clariant launched a new holistic, nature-derived solution ‘Celyscence’ for counteracting senescent-associated skin damage and promoting healthy aging skin. Clariant Active Ingredients’ new milk thistle flower extract Celyscence targets this major contributor to the skin aging process to recover healthy skin and improve hydration, brightness. Demonstrating its scientifically-proven effectiveness on areas including the aging-sensitive yet often neglected décolleté, Celyscence delivers a new approach for formulators to innovate and differentiate in the healthy aging skin care space.
Abstract: ICL announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Compass Minerals America do Sul SA, which includes the South American Plant Nutrition business of Compass Minerals – after a planned carve-out of the existing water treatment and chemicals businesses – for approximately R$2,207 million (~US$402 million). The acquisition is expected to close by the third quarter of 2021.
Abstract: Effective 5 April, Solvay has increased the price of its silica products globally. It will implement an across-the-board 10 percent price increase for all its silica products.
Abstract: Shenzhen in South China's Guangdong province has taken the top spot in investment vitality in China, according to a report released by corporate information tracker Tianyancha. Shanghai and Beijing came in second and third place respectively. Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu province, overtook first-tier city Guangzhou to rank fourth.