Arxada to Exhibit at K-Fair 2022

  • Arxada to exhibit its portfolio of antimicrobials and performance additives at K 2022 Trade Fair, Hall 5 / C08-01 in Dusseldorf, Germany from 19-26 October
  • First global plastics tradeshow for newly combined Troy and Arxada 
  • Portfolio includes Micropel®, Plastiguard®, & Vanquish® antimicrobials and Acrawax®, Glycolube®, & Troysperse™ performance additives 
  • K 2022 premier event for the plastics industry

Basel, Switzerland – 6 October 2022 - Arxada, a global leader in innovative specialty chemicals, announces that it will be exhibiting at the K 2022 Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 19-26 October 2022, and invites attendees to visit Hall 5 / C08-01 to see how its legacy two companies - Troy and Arxada - are Making Great Chemistry…Together. Following the combination of these two leaders in antimicrobial protection and specialty additives, Arxada will be presenting the combined legacy portfolios and resources, as well as the many benefits that this joining of forces brings to customers.


“Leveraging its powerful legacies, Arxada is a force in microbial control and performance additives for the plastics market, as well as numerous other industries,” said Frank Cangelosi, Vice President, Strategic Marketing for Industrial Microbial Control. “This year we will be presenting the combined portfolios of advanced Micropel®, Plastiguard®, and Vanquish® antimicrobials based on a variety of leading active chemistries, as well as the Acrawax®, Glycolube®, and Troysperse® lines of plastic additives.” Arxada augments its portfolio of products with world-class technical services, including microbiology and analytical laboratories, which enable customers in over 100 countries worldwide to achieve excellent results cost-effectively.


“K 2022 is the first major plastics tradeshow to debut the newly combined companies under the Arxada name,” said Cangelosi. “We are excited to spread the word about Arxada and the extended value proposition we offer to our customers.”


Arxada’s combined portfolio of preservatives represents one of the broadest in the plastics industry, offering a wide array of active chemistries and formulated products to give customers flexibility. “Combining this with our unique performance additives, Arxada offers plastics customers one source for a wide array of product functionalities,” said Cangelosi.


In addition, Arxada we will be presenting its premier services, which also are enhanced by the combination of the two companies. These include regulatory support and full technical service, including microbiology, field testing, analytical, R&D, and the unique TMMA (The Microbial Management Advantage) process hygiene program.


To learn more, visit K 2022 Hall 5 / C08-01, or go to

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About Arxada
Arxada is a global specialty chemicals business with a world-class offering in Consumer Microbial Control (CMC), Industrial Microbial Control (IMC) and Specialty Products Solutions (SPS). Arxada provides a broad portfolio of differentiated products targeted at a range of end markets, supported by its leading regulatory capabilities, IP expertise and established track record in R&D.


Arxada’s CMC business targets five end markets: Hygiene, Home and Personal Care, Wood Protection, Crop Protection, and Food, Beverage and Water, while IMC focuses on Paints and Coatings and Material Protection. Both businesses build on superior regulatory expertise, the broadest set of antimicrobial agents and the widest range of registrations in the world, which are critical to maintaining the integrity of their customers’ products.


SPS provides complex, high-quality technologies and chemistries to customers across a range of industries within its three business lines: Performance Intermediates and Chemicals, Composite Materials and the Custom Development and Manufacturing Organization.


The three businesses work closely together to provide complementary expertise and deliver unique, innovative solutions to help customers protect their products from harmful microorganisms, improve health and safety and reduce their environmental footprints.


Arxada has a global footprint spanning 26 production sites and 16 R&D centers, with a world-leading team of 3,800 employees serving customers across a wide range of industries.


Arxada, formerly part of Lonza Group, is owned by Bain Capital Private Equity and Cinven.

To learn more about Arxada, please visit: and Arxada on LinkedIn.

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