Rhodia Engineering Plastics reinforces its pledge to champion sustainable development with the launch at K 2010 of more ground-breaking innovations in materials, processing technology and advanced services. Featured under the banner “A World of Solutions”, its pioneering advances, reflect Rhodia’s commitment to sustainability through preservation of non-renewable resources and reducing the environmental impact of its product portfolio. Listed for the third consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) as one of the top-performing chemical companies worldwide in the area of social and environmental responsibility, Rhodia considers sustainable development as a source of innovation and a key part of its growth strategy.
In the months leading up to K 2010, Rhodia presented several important innovations in line with this, including bio-sourced polyamide Technyl® eXten, 4earth™ recycling solutions, “Fuel’In by Technyl®” for fuel contact applications, and Technyl® Super Impact for metal replacement. Highlights on show at this year’s K fair include:
• a new generation of unfilled TechnylStar® that will allow processors to make major energy savings;
• a certified halogen-free Technyl range for the photovoltaic industry;
• Evolite by Technyl, breakthrough thermoplastic composite that will open up a world of innovation to designers and users;
• new polyamide powders that will challenge the limits of rapid plastics parts manufacturing.