Current Headlines

  1. ExxonMobil And Georgia Tech Innovation Could Lead To Significant Cuts In Chemical Manufacturing Energy Use And Emissions

    Scientists from ExxonMobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a potentially revolutionary new technology that could significantly reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with manufacturing plastics.

  2. AGC AeroComposites Develops Innovative Thermoplastic Composite Welding Technique

    AGC AeroComposites, a global supplier of composite aerostructures, assemblies and components to the aerospace and defense industry, has successfully completed their “CoFusion” project with funding from the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP), in partnership with the UK National Composites Centre, TenCate Advanced Composites and Rolls Royce

  3. NEC Develops Non-Edible-Plant-Based Bioplastic Featuring The Elegance Of Traditional Japanese Lacquerware

    NEC Corporation, in collaboration with the Kyoto Institute of Technology and a representative Japanese lacquerware artist, Dr. Yutaro Shimode, announced today the development of a bioplastic using resin (cellulose resin*1) from grasses, trees and other non-edible plant resources that features the highly regarded "Urushi black" color of Japanese traditional lacquerware*2

  4. Milacron To Display The Plastics Industry’s Most Comprehensive And Groundbreaking Product Offerings In Two Booths At K 2016

    Milacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announce their upcoming presence at K 2016, the world’s largest Plastics trade fair. K 2016 will take place October 19-26th in Dusseldorf, Germany

  5. FORMcard Is An Incredible Plastic Card That Melts And Molds To Fix Anything

    FORMcard, the revolutionary pocket sized card of plastic that allows users to melt and mold to fix the world, is currently live on Indiegogo InDemand and is a breakout crowdfunding success story having already raised more than $200,000 USD

  6. Unique Fabricating, Inc. Awarded New Order For TwinShape® Foam Duct

    Unique Fabricating, Inc. ("Unique" or the "Company")(NYSE MKT: UFAB), which engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the automotive and industrial appliance market, today announced it has been awarded a new program order by a major German OEM for its TwinShape® foam duct to be installed in a popular mid-size SUV beginning in the first quarter of 2017

  7. Confluent Medical Technologies Acquires Biomedical Structures And Modified Polymer Components; Combining Nitinol And Catheter Capabilities With Implantable Textiles And Precision Polymers Capabilities

    Confluent Medical Technologies (“Confluent Medical”) today completed the acquisition of ETE Medical and its operating subsidiaries Biomedical Structures (“BMS”) and Modified Polymer Components (“MPC”)

  8. FLEXcon Announces Two New LAZRfilm Vinyl Products For Laser-Printable Applications

    FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the availability of two new LAZRfilm 3.1 mil vinyl products. These products feature a new gloss topcoat and a choice of two permanent adhesives, and a lay-flat liner

  9. Micro-Measurements Releases New CEA-Series Strain Gages

    Micro-Measurements, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. brand, recently announced the release of three CEA-Series strain gages designed to perform standard compression tests on polymer matrix composite materials

  10. LyondellBasell To Build High Density Polyethylene Plant On U.S. Gulf Coast

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has made the final investment decision to build a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast.