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Chem-Trend’s global footprint and broad base of industries served means that we are always making news with new innovations or ways to service our customers.

  • Chem-Trend Sets Industry Standard for Automotive Clutch and Brake Manufacturing

    Chem-Trend Sets Industry Standard for Automotive Clutch and Brake Manufacturing

    May 21, 2019

    Chem-Trend announces the arrival of a breakthrough release agent designed for automotive suppliers focused on the manufacturing of clutches and brakes. This game-changing water-based solution improves part quality, protects tooling investments, and maximizes operational productivity for customers.

  • Chem-Trend presents new die lubricant technology at GIFA 2019

    Chem-Trend to Showcase New Die Lubricant Technologies at GIFA

    April 10, 2019

    Chem-Trend will showcase another new line of die lubricant polymer technologies, specifically developed to help die casters improve operational efficiency and reduce production time, at the GIFA in Düsseldorf from June 25-29, 2019.

  • Chem-Trend advanced R&D laboratory space in Maisach Germany

    Chem-Trend Enhances R&D Capabilities in Europe

    January 29, 2019

    Chem-Trend announces the opening of an advanced research and development (R&D) laboratory space in Maisach, Germany, located 25 kilometers (15 miles) west of Munich; featuring new equipment and dedicated laboratory space for its Thermoplastics, Polyurethane, and Wood Composite R&D teams.

  • 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.

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