Clariant introduces innovative HiFormer™ Liquid Masterbatches system to deliver maximum customer value
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced during K 2013, the introduction of its new, innovative Liquid Masterbatches system for almost all polymers and production processes. HiFormer™ - high performance integrated liquid masterbatches – will set a new industry standard by offering the right mix of consultancy, engineering and chemistry for world class performance, flexibility and excellence. HiFormer is able to deliver service, technology and expertise from the design stage to the start of production and beyond.
The HiFormer philosophy is founded on three primary elements:
Clariant believes that following this approach will lead to a full understanding of the customers’ needs and that through active partnership new and sometimes groundbreaking applications can be achieved.
The HiFormer liquid masterbatches system brings a host of advantages for the packaging and consumer goods segments in the plastics industry. It allows wider use of liquid As one of the world’s leading masterbatches systems providers, Clariant sees Liquid Masterbatches as an integral component of its technology and service portfolio. Now we have created a major breakthrough. Our new HiFormer Liquid Masterbatches system offers great opportunities for new and innovative design, technology and efficiency dimensions for brand owners, specifiers, and plastics processors.”
Mr. Bohnen added: “Clariant is committed to generating cutting-edge products, processes and services that deliver maximum value to our customers. Innovation is a vital part of our strategy, as our global team is finding new ways to meet – and exceed – customer expectations, whilst contributing to their market differentiation and commercial success.”
Clariant offers a range of chemically balanced blends of pigments and additives that deliver the precise combination of performance and economy to gain a marketable advantage in PET bottles, PE, PP and PS packaging, closures, consumer durable goods and many other applications.
Clariant liquid masterbatches can be used with almost all thermoplastic resins and processes, including extrusion, injection molding and blow molding. They are compatible with commonly used additives. When properly formulated as part of a total systems approach, liquid masterbatches deliver not only the desired shade, but the chemistry of the base resin, special process requirements and the targeted performance level of the finished part.