"After a strong inaugural year, we are delighted by the global chemistry community's response to and participation in ChemRxiv," says Marshall Brennan, Ph.D., publishing manager for ChemRxiv. "Given the rapid pace of scientific discovery, it is vital that we continue to improve the researcher experience. Our goal with Direct Journal Transfer is to ensure that potential high-impact research findings posted to ChemRxiv can be swiftly forwarded for formal peer review and editorial evaluation at respected journals in a fashion that reduces workloads for busy scientific authors."
DSM Engineering Materials launches 100 Percentage bio-based Stanyl® with halved carbon footprint and same high performance to empower customer sustainability
Unique value chain collaboration Design4Circularity achieves first circular cosmetics packaging concept
DSM Engineering Materials announces the launch of a new, more sustainable version of its flagship product Stanyl®: Stanyl® B-MB (Bio-based Mass Balanced), with up to 100% bio-based content. Using the maximum possible levels of biomass-waste feedstock, it enables DSM Engineering Materials to halve the carbon footprint of this product line and, in turn, of the Stanyl® B-MB-based products of its customers. This industry-first launch of a 100% bio-based high-temperature polyamide underlines the busi Read More
Clariant now offers a natural-derived, readily biodegradable opacifier to support Personal Care formulators in minimizing the impact of shampoos, conditioners, handwashes and other rinse-off shower and bath products on marine and river life. New Plantasens OP 95 is a microplastic-free option which delivers powerful opacifying performance even at low concentrations, for a creamy white appearance with luxurious, caring consumer appeal for shampoos and liquid soaps. Read More
Moving circular plastic packaging forward. In a first and unique collaboration for the Personal Care industry, Clariant, Siegwerk, Borealis, and Beiersdorf are combining expertise to tackle the challenge of creating recyclable consumer packaging, based on 100% retrieved plastic packaging waste, for cosmetics applications. The pioneering initiative, named "Design4Circularity", is providing innovations and insights for the different design aspects to encourage others to also follow design for circ Read More
Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launches Perapret® AIR liq, a new industry-leading, light-activated air purification technology for all kinds of fabrics. The new innovation will be presented at the Techtextil exhibition starting on June 21, 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany (see details below). Read More
The world is currently run by petro $. There is a direct hit to it from @tesla and @elonmusk. How? First is to understand countries which are a part of OPEC The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded in Baghdad, Iraq, with the signing of an agreement in September 1960 by five countries namely Read More