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Value-adding and sustainable use of plastics

10 September 2019
“LKAB Minerals’ sustainable sourcing practices, products developed for value-adding plastic applications and recycling contributes to sustainable plastic industry development” says Rob Lammertink, Director Polymer & Coating minerals at LKAB.
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UltraCarb; the sustainable flame retardant solution

13 June 2019
A detailed and independently controlled Life Cycle Assessment of UltraCarb showed how significantly more environmental friendly UltraCarb is through a full life cycle when compared to traditional aluminium hydroxide (ATH) flame retardants.
Compounding World Expo compilation

The future of compounding in the USA

27 May 2019
Early May 2019 the Compound World Expo informed the plastics industry on its trends, challenges and opportunities.
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International Polymer Technology Forum 2019

4 - 5 June 2019
Theodosios Chatzinikolaou (Sakis), Sales Manager Polymers & Coatings, will give a presentation on UltraCarb, MicaFort and MagniF for use in polymers at the 7th annual IPTF.
Karin van der Staaij - LKAB Minerals at PVC Formulation 2019

Global trends in PVC trade and technology

10 April 2019
An international crowd gathered at the PVC formulation event from 1-3 April in Cologne, Germany to exchange knowledge on all things PVC-related.
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PVC Formulation 2019

1 April 2019 - 3 April 2019
Our colleague Ian Yates will present a paper called 'Latest developments with huntite-hydromagnesite: flame retardancy and more ...' at the AMI Conference PVC formulation.

Russian plastic market interested in natural mineral fillers

5 February 2019
During the Interplastica, held in Moscow from 29 January to 1 February, our Russian distributor was supported by LKAB Minerals to promote MicaFort, UltraCarb and MagniF.

Compounding World Expo 2018

27 June - 28 June, 2018
Please join us at the Compounding World Expo in Essen where we will display our Polymers, Coatings and Industrial Minerals products which could benefit your compounding needs.

ATH shortages and price hikes further increase demand for UltraCarb

7 June 2018
With the price for aluminium metal being high, it is more profitable to sell raw Aluminium trihydroxide (ATH) for conversion to aluminium than for chemical uses. This brings higher procurement costs and supply constraints for polymer companies, prompting them to consider replacements.

Surfex 2018

22 May - 23 May 2018
Join LKAB Minerals for Surfex 2018 in Coventry on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd May 2018.