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Valtris Introduces Two New Lubricants

VALTRIS INTRODUCES TWO NEW LUBRICANTS TO ITS PRODUCT LINE  Petrac® 200 & Petrac® 230 Improve Rigid PVC Extrusion. Press Release – Petrac 200 230 – 1-23-17

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Santicizer® Plasticizer Price Increase

Valtris announces a price increase on all Santicizer® plasticizer products effective March 15, 2017 04.15.17 Santicizer Price Increase

Synpro® Metallic Stearates Price Increase

Valtris announces a price increase on all Synpro® Metallic Stearate products effective January 1, 2017. Synpro® metallic stearates Price Increase 1-1-2017

ESO Price Increase

Valtris announces a price increase on all Plaschek® 775 ESO products effective December 15th, 2016. ESO-Price-Increase-12-15-2016

VALTRIS EXHIBITS AT K-2016 IN DUSSELDORF, GERMANY

Valtris Specialty Chemicals exhibited at the K-2016 Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany October 19-26. The K show is the world’s premier plastics and rubber tradeshow featuring world-class exhibitors, education, and networking opportunities. This is the ninth year for K showcasing over 3,000 exhibitors and nearly a quarter million visitors during the eight-day event

Valtris announces a new Mid-West Regional Sales Manager

Valtris Press Release Midwest Regional Sales Manager FINAL 06.29.16

Valtris Specialty Chemicals – “Moving Ahead in PVC Additives” – Compounding World, June 2016 Issue

Valtris Specialty Chemicals –  “Moving Ahead in PVC Additives” – Compounding World, June 2016 Issue

Valtris Specialty Chemicals Receives 2016 Best of Independence Award

Valtris Specialty Chemicals Receives 2016 Best of Independence Award    

Valtris Specialty Chemicals, an H.I.G. Portfolio Company, Acquires Akcros Chemicals

MIAMI – April 20, 2016 – H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Valtris Specialty Chemicals (“Valtris” or the “Company”) has acquired Akcros Holdings Limited (“Akcros”). Valtris is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals primarily used […]

Valtris Names New East Coast Regional Sales Manager

Valtris names new east coast Regional Sales Manager. Marisol De Jesus brings 18 years of experience in industrial sales and marketing See attachment for full announcement. Press Release 4-15-16

MIDEL eN partners with Valtris Specialty Chemicals

MIDEL eN partners with Valtris Specialty Chemicals to introduce the MIDEL fluids business to the US.   http://finance.yahoo.com/news/midel-en-transformer-fluid-introduced-133800742.html  

VALTRIS EXHIBITS AT PVC FORMULATIONS 2016 IN COLOGNE, GERMANY

VALTRIS EXHIBITS AT PVC FORMULATIONS 2016 IN Cologne, Germany See the New Platinum Series Santicizers® Product Line Featured in Valtris Booth #19 Independence, OH (March 17, 2016– Valtris Specialty Chemicals is exhibiting at PVC Formulations 2016 April 5-7, 2016 at the Maritim Hotel on the Rhine in Cologne in Germany at booth #19.  AMI’s PVC Formulations is in its […]

Intercide™ Zinc Pyrithione Paste

Intercide™ Zinc Pyrithione Paste New Brunswick, NJ, November 9, 2015: Akcros Chemicals, Inc. VP of Marketing & Sales Support, Peggy Schipper today announced formulation and registration of a new easy to handle form of zinc pyrithione powder that works efficiently as an antimicrobial agent for flexible and plastisol PVC compounds. Intercide™ ZnP 5 DIDP is an […]

Valtris Unveils New Biocide for Water Exposure Applications

Valtris Specialty Chemicals is proud to present our new biocide product, Micro-Chek® DC 10P. DC 10P is a non-arsenic antifungal/antibacterial additive focusing on water exposure applications. DC 10’s washout resistance and slow migration rate make it well suited for marine products, bathroom enclosure caulks, pool recreation products and other applications where moisture and water immersion […]

Akcros Chemicals acquires Lamberti PVC Additives Business

Akcros Chemicals acquires Lamberti PVC Additives Business I am delighted to announce that Akcros Chemicals has recently signed an agreement to acquire the Lamberti PVC Additives business effective 1st December 2015. This will bring together two leading additives producers, both with a strong reputation for quality, technical innovation, flexibility and customer focus, extending their combined leadership […]

Valtris Specialty Chemicals Introduces Santicizer® Platinum P1400 Non-Phthalate

Valtris Specialty Chemicals has developed a fast fusing non-phthalate plasticizer called Santicizer Platinum P1400. This plasticizer will offer all of the features and benefits of Santicizer 160 in a non-phthalate option. Ron Raleigh, Marketing and Technical Service Chemist stated, “We are excited to offer this non-phthalate chemistry to formulators. Having a fast fusing non-phthalate option […]

Epoxidized (epoxidised) Linseed Oil a key reactive agent

Epoxidized (epoxidised) Linseed Oil a key reactive agent Epoxidized (epoxidised) oils find new uses in reactive systems. Epoxidized oils have been used successfully in polymer flexibilisation and stabilisation for several decades, and while this is a very relevant application today the use of Epoxidized Linseed Oil and other specialty epoxidized products is increasingly coming to the fore as […]

Valtris (formerly Akcros) continues to push the frontiers of UV technology

Akcros continues to develop the novel bio-based UV technology acquired in 2014 from Verdex.  It has started to commercialise development products for the coatings market, with applications ranging from metal & wood coatings to UV top coats for flooring.  In addition there are some niche applications that we are working on with specific customers – contact […]

New High Efficiency REACH Compliant Ba/Zn Heat Stabilizer

Valtris Specialty Chemicals has developed Therm-Chek® RC896L REACH compliant high efficiency barium/zinc heat stabilizer for use in PVC formulations. Formulators can easily develop REACH compliant PVC compounds and end use products with this new technology.