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  • Plastic And Competitive Pipe Market Explores New Growth Opportunities By 2020

    Plastic and competitive pipe is used for the conveyance of potable water, wastewater, heating and cooling fluids, foodstuffs, chemicals, gases, compressed air and vacuum system applications. Use of plastic and competitive pipe offers a broad range of advantages such as moderate cost, corrosion resistance, ease of handling and installation and long service life

  • Total And Corbion Form A Joint Venture In Bioplastics

    Total and Corbion are joining forces to develop bioplastics by creating a 50/50 joint venture to produce and market polylactic (PLA) polymers. The two partners plan to build a world-class PLA polymerization plant with a capacity of 75,000 tons per year at Corbion's site in Thailand that already has a lactide (PLA monomer) production unit that will become part of the joint venture

  • Jacobs Wins Contract From ExxonMobil For Polyethylene Expansion

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced recently it received a contract from ExxonMobil Chemical Company to provide engineering, design and construction management services as part of a new 650 kTa polyethylene facility to be located at ExxonMobil’s Beaumont polyethylene plant

  • EPIKOTE Epoxy Resin System Wins Major Industry Award For Innovation

    An EPIKOTE epoxy resin system from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) used in the production of structural composite parts for the BMW 7-Series automobiles earned the People’s Choice award for Most Innovative Composite Part at the recent Society of Plastic Engineers’ (SPE) 16th Annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

  • ExxonMobil To Increase Beaumont Polyethylene Capacity By 65 Percent

    ExxonMobil announced recently plans to add a new production unit at its Beaumont polyethylene plant that will increase capacity by 65 percent – or approximately 650,000 tonnes per year -- to meet growing demand for high performance plastics.

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  • Jacobs Wins Contract From ExxonMobil For Polyethylene Expansion

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced recently it received a contract from ExxonMobil Chemical Company to provide engineering, design and construction management services as part of a new 650 kTa polyethylene facility to be located at ExxonMobil’s Beaumont polyethylene plant

  • EPIKOTE Epoxy Resin System Wins Major Industry Award For Innovation

    An EPIKOTE epoxy resin system from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) used in the production of structural composite parts for the BMW 7-Series automobiles earned the People’s Choice award for Most Innovative Composite Part at the recent Society of Plastic Engineers’ (SPE) 16th Annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

  • ExxonMobil To Increase Beaumont Polyethylene Capacity By 65 Percent

    ExxonMobil announced recently plans to add a new production unit at its Beaumont polyethylene plant that will increase capacity by 65 percent – or approximately 650,000 tonnes per year -- to meet growing demand for high performance plastics.

  • ElectriPlast Conductive Plastics A Key Component Of Advanced Optical Sensors

    Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-QB:ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announced another completed order for its ElectriPlast conductive plastic, to LeddarTech, a leader in the field of optical detection technology.

  • Amcor Rigid Plastics Completes Acquisition Of Sonoco’s Global Plastics Blow Molding Business

    Amcor Rigid Plastics, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging for the food, beverage, spirits, home/personal care, and healthcare industries, has completed the acquisition of Sonoco’s Global Plastics blow molding business in North America

  • HTI Plastics Adds New Injection-Molding Press

    HTI Plastics, a leader in injection-molded plastic products, has added a new Sodick 60-ton press to its already impressive collection of injection-molding presses. The new Sodick press was added only a few months following the addition of two other new Sodick presses

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