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  1. Freudenberg-NOK Expands Material Science Capabilities With Addition Of New Laboratory In Findlay

    Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, already a world leader in the analysis and testing of industrial elastomers and plastics, will increase its testing capabilities with the addition of a new materials laboratory at its Findlay, Ohiomanufacturing plant

  2. Lehigh Technologies Expands To Europe

    Lehigh Technologies, a specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), recently announced the formal opening of Lehigh Spain

  3. DuPont Increases Glass Reinforced Zytel® Nylon Capacity

    DuPont Performance Polymers has increased production capacity of DuPont™ Zytel® PA 66 and PA 6 at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany by 20 percent to meet growing demand primarily in the global automotive industry

  4. Saint-Gobain Seals To Showcase High Temperature Sealing And Polymer Solutions At Paris Air Show, Highlighting Critical Parts For Jet Engines And APUs

    Saint-Gobain Seals will be exhibiting at the Paris Air Show in the Le Bourget Exhibition Centre from June 15 to 21, and featuring their high temperature sealing and polymer solutions developed for the most demanding aerospace applications, in particular for critical parts that make a difference in performance and protection such as jet engine and APUs

  5. Momentive Begins Operation Of Plant Expansion

    Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) has announced the start of operations at their expanded Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) plant in Leverkusen, Germany

  6. Preferred Sands’ Garnet Resin-Coated Sand Outperformed Conventional Resin Production By 90 Percent In The Permian Basin

    Preferred Sands, one of North America’s leading proppant technology companies, recently announced that its Garnet resin-coated sand (RCS) product outperformed by approximately 90 percent the highest producing conventional resin available in the Permian Basin, based on a study sampling 2,099 horizontal wells in the Permian from January 2013 through December 2014

  7. Wisconsin Oven Builds Multi-Zone Conveyor Oven For Melting High Temperature Polymer Into Steel Rings Used In The Oil And Gas Industry

    Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom designed multi-zone conveyor oven for melting high temperature polymer into a steel ring that houses electronic components

  8. Coca-Cola Produces World's First PET Bottle Made Entirely From Plants

    The Coca-Cola Company recently unveiled the world’s first PET plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials at the World Expo - Milan

  9. Pyrolyx AG Completes Merger With cct Stegelitz GmbH And Expands

    The Munich-based Pyrolyx AG has recently completed its merger with cct Stegelitz GmbH. cct will be integrated into the Pyrolyx Group, which as a result, will become the world's largest manufacturer of rCB (recovered carbon black)

  10. Aquatherm Industries, Inc. And Modulo Solar Announce Joint Venture To Produce Polymer Solar Water Heaters

    At its 40th Anniversary Congress and Gala, to a full house of workers, dealers, and local dignitaries, Modulo Solar made an official announcement regarding its new joint venture agreement with Aquatherm Industries, Inc

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