5 Jul 2022
Can the Plastics Industry Become a Carbon-Capture Leader?
One of the major environmental issues facing the planet today is the rising levels of plastic consumption and waste. As carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions also soar, the emerging carbon capture and utilization (CCU) industry propose a solution for both issues: creating lower-carbon, degradable polymers using CO2 emissions as the feedstock.
22 Mar 2022
Senseair is a gas sensors company, part of the Asahi Kasei group, specializing in non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) technology for carbon dioxide and alcohol detection. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed their Executive Sales Director Pär Nordin to discuss the integration of their products into popular smart home products and automotive vehicles.
6 Jan 2022
Asahi Kasei has recently launched an anti-counterfeiting measure comprising a transparent label and distributed ledger. This transparent label, with a pattern that is read optically, utilizes a proprietary ultra-fine printing method that produces sub-micron features.
28 Oct 2021
What Is Required for a True Digital Transformation in Materials R&D?
Digital transformation is the buzzword in every sector; materials science and chemistry R&D is behind the curve but certainly no exception. The prospects are, of course, very attractive, but the reality far, far harder. This article looks at the status of this transformation, the enabling solutions, and those unresolved pain points.
11 Oct 2021
IDTechEx spoke with Asahi Kasei at the Battery Show in Novi, MI, in September 2021 about two of their products for battery pack applications: SunForce and Lastan.