Cutting-Edge Solutions for Elastomers, Polyolefins and Engineering Plastic Applications

 

SCHENECTADY, NY – May 16, 2019 – SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives, process solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemical intermediates, will present new advancements in polymer additive technologies, including WESTON™ 705, ULTRANOX™ LC, LOWINOX™ and ALBLEND™ S 2225 at Chinaplas 2019,May 21-24 in Guangzhou, PR of China (Hall 13.2, Booth L31). ”

SI Group, which combined with Addivant in October 2018 under common ownership by SK Capital Partners, will use this industry-leading event as a platform to showcase new innovations and capabilities driven by its evolution as an integrated chemical intermediates and performance additives producer. “Chinaplas is one of the first major industry events where we are exhibiting as the new SI Group,” stated Rich Preziotti, SVP and President, Additives, “We look forward to connecting with customers in the fast-growing Chinese market, highlighting our specialty-formulated performance additives”.

Specifically, SI Group will promote WESTON™ 705, a next-generation liquid phosphite antioxidant that has recently been approved by the U.S. FDA for use in elastomers for demanding food-contact applications. The global SI Group team will also launch multiple new formulated antioxidant solutions, under brands ULTRANOX™, LOWINOX™ and ALBLEND™, for high-value polyolefin and engineering plastic applications. These products deliver superior performance within color protection and mechanical properties retention. Further, these new solutions address the needs of both upstream polyolefin producers as well as downstream customers, specifically in the automotive industry. “The range of products we will highlight during Chinaplas will be relevant for many of our customers,” shared Martin Pavlik, Director of Business Development, “We have solutions that are highly efficient, provide best-in-class long-term stabilization, and are specific to the challenges in the plastics industry”.

SI Group will also offer chemical intermediate solutions for plastic additives and rubber applications during this event. The company will be participating next at K Show 2019, October 16-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

About SI Group

SI Group is a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives, process solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemical intermediates, with strong market positions in the plastics, oilfield, rubber, fuels & lubricants, active pharmaceutical ingredients and industrial resins industries. SI Group solutions are critical to the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods. Headquartered in Schenectady, New York, SI Group operates more than 30 manufacturing facilities on five continents with approximately $2 billion in annual sales, and more than 3,000 employees worldwide. SI Group is a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners. In 2018, SI Group received its third silver award for corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis and is ranked among the top seven percent of more than 45,000 worldwide companies. SI Group is The Substance Inside. For more information, visit www.siigroup.com.

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