Product Focus - SUMIPEX® Labware Grade

Distributed by Redox, SUMIPEX® Labware Grade is a specialty grade of Polymethyl Methacrylate resin (PMMA), a transparent thermoplastic commonly known as acrylic, designed specifically for laboratory ware. Its high glass transition temperature and strength means that it is a versatile material, often used as a lightweight, shatter-resistant alternative to glass.

With a growing predisposition towards high performance polymers, particularly in the medical industry and laboratory applications, PMMA is a practical alternative over conventional polymers such as polycarbonate (PC) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Innovations in PMMA have resulted in properties such as UV tolerance, resistance towards lipids and phthalates, reliability and biocompatibility.

The outstanding properties of SUMIPEX® Labware Grade include:

  • Unparalleled transparency and lustre
  • Excellent weather resistance
  • Unmatched surface hardness
  • Excellent electrical resistance
  • Superior mechanical property
  • Harmless to humans
  • Environmentally-friendly, easy to recycle

SUMIPEX® is the registered trademark of our manufacturing partner Sumitomo Chemical’s PMMA. As Asia’s largest integrated producer of Methyl Methacrylate, their plants allow vertical integration from raw material to products and customers. These state-of-the-art facilities enable Redox to deliver specific grades to customers to further advance the needs of various industry segments, and that valuable competitive edge.

To learn more contact one of our industry experts!

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and specialty chemical distributor with 12 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of $704.9million FY18/19 Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 140 unique industries.

Redox’s Magnesium Oxide certified as an Organic Input by BioGro NZ

Redox’s Magnesium Oxide (MgO) has recently been certified as an Organic Input for use in livestock feed and nutrition by New Zealand’s leading organic certifier BioGro. As a certified Organic Input, our MgO is accredited for use in certified organic production for animal feed, treatments and supplements.

Organic farming and the use of approved organic inputs has become increasingly prevalent within the agricultural market with more and more farmers seeking natural ingredients in order to provide the best nutrition and to optimise performance. Our organic input certification is representative of the high quality products held within our portfolio and the standards utilised in the production process, providing peace of mind and a valuable competitive edge for livestock feed and nutrition manufacturers.

Redox has held a long standing relationship with our manufacturing partner, ensuring constant and consistent supply of quality MgO for Australia, New Zealand and across the globe. Quality is a priority with extensive investment made in research and development, and in the attainment of quality certifications, including ISO9001, ISO14001, FAMI-QS, HACCP and OHSAS18001. Our latest certification signifies our continued quality assurance and market leadership.

Biogro has been New Zealand’s leading organic certifier since 1983, with the nation’s largest database of organic farmers, producers and manufacturers from New Zealand and across the Pacific. They aim to simplify organic certification through innovation allowing producers to display New Zealand’s most trusted organic logo, giving consumers trust in the mark of a genuine organic product.

For more information about our certified Organic Input Magnesium Oxide, contact one of our industry specialists.

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and specialty chemical distributor with 12 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of $704.9million FY18/19 Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 140 unique industries.

Product Focus – Growbags for optimal growth conditions

Supplied by Redox, Growbags provide crops with optimal growth conditions while also saving costs and providing growers with a sustainable solution, confronting the issue of water scarcity head on.

At Redox, our growbags provide two layers; a layer of coco pith at the top where fine dust is removed followed by a layer of coco chips 5-15cm at the bottom. This double layer ensures optimal growth conditions for crops including fast initial growth after planting, a horizontal rooting through the entire layer and uniform drainage. As such these coir growbags can be optimally controlled and used in various crops such as vegetables, flowers and soft fruit like strawberries.

These growbags save money due to their compact size which enables up to 17,000 growbags to be transported at once when using a forty foot container, meaning larger shipments and fewer costs. They provide economic value as they are able to be reused for other crops after initial cultivation, can be mixed and also used for soil improvement. The optimum conditions ensure less root disease as there are no more wet roots, saving money on associated expenses and fertilisers.

Due to their unique composition they are ideal for water scarce environments, with less influences from a dry climate to have affect because of the high water holding capacity. While they have minimum equal yield compared to stonewool, they exhibit up to 20% less water consumption, providing a more sustainable solution when using our most precious resource – water!

To learn more about our growbag range and coir peat product, contact one of our team members today!

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and specialty chemical distributor with 12 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of $704.9million FY18/19 Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 140 unique industries.

Redox presented with Australian Trusted Trader Globe

Redox was presented with the Australian Trusted Traders (ATT) globe earlier in June, welcoming Redox into the ATT scheme.

Redox directors Malcolm Perrins and Richard Coneliano, were recently invited to the 2019 Australian Trusted Trader Symposium, where they had the opportunity to engage and network with other members of the ATT scheme.

The ATT program reduces red tape for accredited Trusted Traders at the border and expedites the flow of their cargo in and out of Australia. As a Trusted Trader, this mean more peace of mind for Redox customers when purchasing, with faster supply and customs processing of our imported commodity and specialty ingredients.

The scheme has been a success due to the continuous development and inclusion of ATT benefits. Additional benefits were announced at this year’s Symposium including the Origin Waiver benefit, a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) with Singapore and an MRA with Taiwan.

For more information about Redox or our ATT accreditation, click here.

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and specialty chemical distributor with 12 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of $704.9million FY18/19 Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 140 unique industries.

Product Focus – Pigments for Cosmetics & Personal Care

Pearlescent pigments offer a subtle optical appearance, well suited for visual effects that refresh younger looking skin and provide a touch of soft elegance! Supplied by Redox, our range of pearlescent pigments are a value-adding ingredient, providing an eye-catching appeal that sets your products apart from others within the cosmetics and personal care marketplace.

Pearlescent pigments are usually mica based pigments with titanium dioxide, iron oxide or other pigment adsorbates, with a range that varies from super fine to sparkling lustre colourants providing numerous possibilities to formulators and manufacturers. They deliver a unique tangible dimension, from a subtle shimmer to a sparkling diamond, suitable to use in a wide range of cosmetic and personal care products including powders, eyeshadows, nail varnish, hair care products and gels.

Manufactured under an experienced team of skilled technologists with well-equipped modern laboratories, pearlescent pigments are quality colourants which offer outstanding performance, brilliant colour and special effects. With a partnership approach to providing solutions, custom blends and shade can be devised to meet your specific needs, and as such adding more value to your product.

To learn more about our range of pearlescent pigments and how your product can stay on trend, contact our personal care team today!

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and specialty chemical distributor with 12 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of $704.9million FY18/19 Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 140 unique industries.

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Product Focus - SUMIPEX® Labware Grade

Distributed by Redox, SUMIPEX® Labware Grade is a specialty grade of Polymethyl Methacrylate resin (PMMA), a transparent thermoplastic commonly known as acrylic, designed specifically for laboratory ware. Its high glass transition temperature and strength means that it is a versatile material, often used as a lightweight, shatter-resistant alternative to glass.

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