UV Stabilizers help products withstand harsh environments.

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Completely customizable, nDuramax(TM) family includes UV stabilizer solution for PET fibers used in outdoor PET applications, such as awnings, boat covers, and geosynthetics, which are constantly exposed to elements and require fibers with optimal weathering performance. Line also includes product for packaging industry, offering extended shelf life and preservation of product contents. Stabilizers additionally protect against color fade and maintain bottle clarity.



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nDuramax(TM) by Americhem Offers a Superior Family of High-Performance Stabilizers



CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, June 29 /-- Americhem, Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for polymer- based and synthetic-fibers products, recently introduced nDuramax(TM), an advanced family of high-performance UV stabilizers. The product line includes a new UV stabilizer solution for PET fibers that offers significantly improved weathering compared to traditional technologies.

"nDuramax(TM) is a result of a constant quest for technological solutions that advance the industries we serve," said the product's inventor, Dr. V.G. Kulkarni, Americhem's technical marketing director for fibers, packaging and films. "More than two years of work went into developing the dramatic performance enhancements offered by nDuramax(TM) for PET Fibers."

Dr. Kulkarni continued, "It's particularly beneficial for outdoor PET applications like awnings, boat covers, and geosynthetics. These products are constantly exposed to the elements, and require fibers that display exceptional weathering performance. Existing market offerings can prevent degradation to a point, but nDuramax(TM) takes it a step further. Color, physical and mechanical properties retention and service life are dramatically improved."

The line of stabilizers also includes a high-performance product for the packaging industry, offering extended shelf life, preservation of product contents, and enhanced color consistency. The line also "protects against color fade, maintains bottle clarity and is suitable for multiple FDA or non-FDA applications in the polyester packaging industry," Dr. Kulkarni added.

"The beauty of nDuramax(TM) is that it's completely customizable," said Roger Threadgill, Americhem's technology manager for synthetic fibers and engineering resins. "The unrivaled strength offered by this family of solutions can be combined with color and other additives to create masterbatches for a range of applications. The resulting end products withstand harsh environmental conditions far beyond competing technologies."

"nDuramax(TM) Fibers solutions also offer excellent spinnability, customized use rates, and unrivaled performance in the field," Dr. Kulkarni said. "It significantly exceeds the level of other stabilizer packages in the market today."

About Americhem

Americhem is a global organization that delivers custom color and additive solutions for clients seeking superior performance and batch-to-batch consistency for their polymer and synthetic fibers products. The company specializes in color and additive masterbatches all backed by complete technical support that ensures quality, reliability and value. Americhem operates six manufacturing plants and also maintains representative sales offices in Mexico City and Luxembourg. Corporate research & development facilities and headquarters are located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. For more information visit Americhem.com or call 888.659.9045.

CONTACT: Scott Blanchard, Senior Marketing Specialist of Americhem,
+1-330-929-4213 x1363, SBlanchard@americhem.com;

Web Site: http://www.americhem.com/

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