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LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company offering polymer additives, urethane systems, biocides, and intermediates. Our application experts and innovative chemistries enhance performance, preservation, HS&E, ease of use, and manufacturing/economy. In 2021, LANXESS completed the acquisition of Emerald Kalama and expanded its portfolio of plasticizers, modifiers, and benzoates.
The LANXESS Urethane Systems (URE) business unit will present its new sustainable Adiprene® Green prepolymer line at the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association (PMA) annual meeting, which will take place April 23-26 in Austin, Texas.
With the diminishing list of available preservatives, manufacturers need new candidates with exemplary safe use profiles. Recently, sodium benzoate has become increasingly valued outside of its traditional food and beverage applications, moving into cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, home care, and industrial applications.
Today’s urethane product formulators need to meet a wide range of consumer and regulatory requirements. As premium chemistries, reactive adhesives and sealants must be compliant, have good safety and sustainability profiles, and perform exceptionally.
Emerald Kalama Chemical reports that FIFRA registration makes its Kalaguard SB sodium benzoate available for use in North America for in-container control of bacteria, yeasts, and molds in industrial and household products.
November 2, 2020
Emerald Kalama Chemical recently announced that it has completed registration for Kalaguard SB sodium benzoate as a new active ingredient under the Fungicide Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
Kelly Pippine has more than 20 years of marketing, commercial, and technical experience in specialty materials.
April 3, 2020
Emerald Kalama Chemical recently announced that it has appointed Kelly Pippine vice president, Marketing and Technology, a new role focused on driving innovation, building growth strategies for key markets, and leading product stewardship.
The new office will house Emerald’s growing team for order fulfillment and technical service, focused on serving customers worldwide for products manufactured at Emerald’s operations in Europe.
October 31, 2019
Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, recently celebrated the grand opening of a new office in Rotterdam that will serve as the company’s central hub for European operations.