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  • Chem-Trend release agents Zyvax® TakeOff™ and Zyvax® 1070W

    Zyvax® TakeOff™: Revolutionary release agents key to aerospace industry’s sustainability trends

    October 23, 2018

    Benefits of Chem-Trend’s composites mold release system available to manufacturer’s third-party vendors

    Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of high-performance release systems, purging compounds and other ancillary moulding and casting products is advancing its Zyvax® range of release agents that are developed to address the moulding needs of premium aerospace composites materials. Following the successful development of the release agent Zyvax® Take-Off, which has been granted IPS 12-02-002-03 certification, Chem-Trend now brings Zyvax® 1070W, a new, revolutionary water-based, silicone-free release agent that is formulated for easy and quick application through a spray-on or wipe-on method and let-dry process.

  • Chem-Trend Lusin® MC1718 - new cleaner

    New Chem-Trend Lusin® MC1718 Brings Stronger Power, Greater Performance

    October 18, 2018

    Chem-Trend today introduced Lusin® MC1718, a highly active general cleaner, especially applicable for removing tenacious polymer and other residues from metal surfaces. It offers the thermoplastics industry the latest innovative technology and significant performance improvement.

  • Ultra Purge™ C6090 Purge Compound for PC and PMMA

    New Chem-Trend Ultra Purge™ C6090 Offers Customers a Complete, Flexible Solution for PC and PMMA

    October 16, 2018

    Ultra Purge™ C6090 is a new, cutting-edge thermoplastics purging compound that is primarily used in the manufacturing process of automotive headlamp and rear-lamp lenses. It also overcomes common industry issues associated with color change in PC, or processing PC at high temperatures and switching to PMMA at low temperatures.

  • Chem-Trend Germany aerospace certificate

    Chem-Trend aerospace certificate

    September 25, 2018

    Chem-Trend has been certified by the DQS (German Certification Company for Management Systems) in accordance with EN 9100:2016. In doing so, the company has fulfilled the strict quality requirements for aeronautics suppliers.

  • Chem-Trend sustainability report

    Sustainability and ISO 14001: 2015

    July 26, 2018

    Chem-Trend has been cultivating a remarkable culture of corporate responsibility for decades and has already developed concepts to increase the sustainability of its corporate activities before this term became generally well-known.

  • New release agent from Chem-Trend aids rapid residue removal from assembly and clamping jigs

    July 06, 2018

    Chem-Trend® PM-J5525W release agent helps to quickly release sticky buildup and dirt from JIGs in the rubber-to-metal bonding part production.

  • Chem-Trend publishes online catalog for its Lusin® mould maintenance products fo

    Chem-Trend publishes online catalog for its Lusin® mould maintenance products for thermoplastics processing

    May 04, 2018

    Chem-Trend's Lusin® solutions support plastic processing companies with a complete system to increase efficiency in the production process while decreasing costs

  • Chem-Trend Provides Innovative Solutions for Electromobility in Vehicles

    Chem-Trend Provides Innovative Solutions for Electromobility in Vehicles

    March 07, 2018

    Chem-Trend is leveraging its advanced die cast and composite technologies to help automotive partners make electric vehicles and light weighting for fuel efficiency a reality.

  • Rapid color change: fighting contamination with purging compounds

    Rapid color change: fighting contamination with purging compounds

    February 06, 2018

    Chem-Trend's line of Ultra Purge™ purging compounds helps keep operations running smoothly when it comes to rapid color change in the production of caps and closures.

  • New silicone-free tire paints eliminate the need for costly post-cure cleaning r

    New silicone-free tire paints eliminate the need for costly post-cure cleaning required in certain applications

    January 03, 2018

    Chem-Trend's new tire paints eliminate the need for the costly post-cure cleaning required in certain applications.

  • Ultra Purge™ removes old color residues after color change

    Ultra Purge™ speeds up color changes and removes carbon

    December 04, 2017

    Chem-Trend’s Ultra Purge™ PO extracts the material residues that can build-up in hot runner systems and cause hang up spots in injection molded parts weeks after a color change.

  • Zyvax® MPP 1006W and Zyvax® Sealer 1050

    Chem-Trend introduces new composites molding products

    November 09, 2017

    Zyvax® MPP 1006W and Zyvax® Sealer 1050 newly developed technologies greatly enhance molding efficiency for aerospace applications.

  • Chem-Trend Named a “Top Workplace” in Michigan

    Chem-Trend Named a “Top Workplace” in Michigan

    November 08, 2017

    Employees voted the global company a best place to work six years in a row.

  • Chem-Trend introduces revolutionary release agent for aerospace composites molding

    October 03, 2017

    Newly developed Zyvax® 1070W promotes clean molds, clean parts and clean air.

  • Chem-Trend introduces new die lubricant technologies

    September 12, 2017

    Newly developed polymers greatly expand already industry leading capabilities.

  • Chem-Trend receives three national safety awards

    Chem-Trend receives three national safety awards

    June 22, 2017

    Howell-based company receives nationally recognized achievements in the U.S. for commitment to workplace safety.

  • Chem-Trend Further Expands in Eastern Europe

    March 21, 2017

    Acquisition of former distributor’s release agent business in Romania strengthens ability to service Eastern European markets.

  • Chem-Trend launches new labeling system to streamline product usage globally

    March 07, 2017

    Updated design includes differentiating icons for identifying product groups easily, improving customer production efficiency.

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