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The world champions of sustainability 25 Apr 2022

When it comes to managing resources or reducing emissions and waste, no one beats the Swedes. Early on, the Scandinavian country started to educate its citizens on environmental and sustainability issues. The reward today? Better quality of life than ever before.

Braving the gaps: sustainability in motion 25 Apr 2022

As a family-owned company of long-standing tradition, Nordmann has always been aware of its social, environmental and economic responsibilities. We spoke to Dr. Christian Gradert about the company’s approach to sustainable business, the opportunities and challenges presented by sustainability issues and what Nordmann is doing to prepare for the requirements of the new Supply Chain Act.

Fine finishes that stay 25 Apr 2022

If you want to protect surfaces, you coat them – but not all coatings are the same. Natural finishes made from renewable raw materials, like those used in the early days of the paint and coatings industry, are also becoming increasingly important.

Green network of the future 25 Apr 2022

The EU Commission’s Green Deal initiative poses some major challenges for the paints and coatings industry. Those in the sector are joining forces to build a sustainable circular economy. This is how the go2green network is shaping the future.

Verifiably sustainable: ISCC Plus certification 25 Apr 2022

Legal mandates requiring companies to operate sustainably and create traceability along their supply chains are multiplying. In ddition to pursuing their own individual initiatives to satisfy these requirements, companies are also turning to accredited authorities to verify compliance. TotalEnergies and Nordmann, for example, have both completed the ISCC Plus certification process for renewable feedstocks. In the roundtable discussion that follows, three experts exchange their views on sustainability, certification and Germany’s new Supply Chain Act.

More than a trend 25 Apr 2022

Natural cosmetics are rapidly gaining ground in the cosmetics market. With rising sales figures, they are replacing more and more conventional products.

On course for climate neutrality 25 Apr 2022

Reducing emissions, protecting human rights, securing economic success: sustainability is a moving and multidimensional target that demands a lot from chemical companies. But while anxiety and pessimism often dominate media reports, the industry has been addressing the issues for a long time now and is on course for climate neutrality as a result of innovation, initiatives and adapted corporate strategies. Nordmann News spoke with five industry experts about what steps are being taken to promote sustainability and how the industry can get even closer to climate neutrality in the future.

Nordmann to present its extensive product range at the 2022 VitafoodsTM Europe 20 Apr 2022

From May 10-12, the multinational chemical distributor Nordmann will be co-exhibiting together with its long-standing partner Ingredion and UK subsidiary Nordmann Nutrition at the VitafoodsTM Europe in Geneva – a major international expo for the dietary supplements industry.

New in the world of lactobacilli: postbiotics and parabiotics 19 Apr 2022

Nordmann will be presenting a variety of formulations from Cell Biotech that combine postbiotic and parabiotic effects with the benefits of live lactobacilli at the 2022 Vitafoods Europe in Geneva.

Refreshing sleep without anxiety 13 Apr 2022

At the next 2022 Vitafoods Europe, long-standing Nordmann partner Monteloeder will be presenting a new natural ingredient for improving sleep quality and reducing anxiety: relaxplx.

Click your way into our laboratory 5 Apr 2022

Helpful insights, full details on formulations, and a spotlight on new applications and trends from the personal care sector in a virtual space: this is what the new Nordmann Lab+ offers to customers and suppliers.

Natural preservation 4 Apr 2022

With Nordmann partner Minasolve, waste is transformed into innovative and sought-after raw materials. From sugar cane bagasse and crop residues left over from corn harvests, for example, the French company produces natural preservatives for cosmetics and personal care applications. It also relies entirely on green chemistry synthesis routes. Minasolve’s goal? To become the driving force behind alternative preservatives in the cosmetics industry.

Pigment chips for biodegradable packaging 28 Mar 2022

The new Compostable Chips from Nordmann partner Mifar are perfect for adding color to biodegradable, environmentally friendly packaging.

Sustainable use 23 Mar 2022

Today, many Nordmann customers in the personal care sector are formulating cosmetic products that feature the natural power of sustainable raw materials from European origin. Here’s a quick look at some portfolio highlights:

“Reversible car mats: Sustainability meets functionality” case study 23 Mar 2022

When dirty shoes find their way onto your clean car mats or your soggy pet lies down in your trunk after a lake dive, having reversible car mats makes life much easier. To support customers in automotive design with this type of application, the task was to create a single high-performance product by combining the strengths of two different materials.

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