Clariant with further progression in sales and EBITDA in the first nine months of 2018

Sales grew by 6 % in local currency and Swiss francs to CHF 4.994 billion EBITDA before exceptional items increased significantly by 7 % EBITDA margin before exceptional items at a solid 15.3 % 2018 outlook confirmed “In the first nine months of the year, Clariant has delivered strong sales and EBITDA”, stated CEO Ernesto … More Clariant with further progression in sales and EBITDA in the first nine months of 2018

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The Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation’s new plastic economy

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Singapore is attractive for Additive Manufacturing

From equipment and spare parts in the aerospace, defence and auto industries to biomedicine and even food, 3D printing technology is no longer just a passion for hobbyists, but a field which is fast becoming a viable alternative to conventional manufacturing processes in various industries. This has led to reduced complexity and shorter manufacturing lead … More Singapore is attractive for Additive Manufacturing

Japan September retail sales climb on higher Food, Fuel Prices

Retail Sales +2.1% Y/y vs MNI Forecast +1.7% Sep Retail Sales Seen 11th Straight Y/y Increase METI View: Retail Sales ‘Picking Up Gradually’ Japan’s retail sales in September posted the 11th straight year-on-year rise on high costs for food and energy, according to the preliminary data released Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and … More Japan September retail sales climb on higher Food, Fuel Prices