Current Headlines

  1. Impossible Objects Introduces 3D Printed PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts
    7/12/2016

    Impossible Objects has added PEEK (polyetheretherketone), one of the highest performance thermoplastics available, to its 3D printing offering marking the first time that geometrically complex, strong and light carbon fiber composites using PEEK can be 3D printed

  2. TenasiTech Releases Nylon Anti-Scratch Additive, SOLID-TT™
    7/12/2016

    TenasiTech is pleased to announce the launch of nylon additive, SOLID-TT™, for greatly improved resistance to scratch and mar damage. Injection molders and sheet extruders seek more resilient surfaces to extend the life of their products, and maintain aesthetics for their customers

  3. Barnes Group Inc. To Acquire The Molds Business Of Adval Tech Holding AG
    7/12/2016

    Barnes Group Inc., an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Adval Tech’s molds business (FOBOHA), focused on the development and manufacture of complex plastic injection molds for packaging, medical, consumer, and automotive applications

  4. Celanese Highlights Safe, Effective Polymers For Drug Delivery Devices And Implants At Controlled Release Society Conference
    7/7/2016

    As a part of the company’s commitment to the health and life sciences industries, Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, will participate in the 2016 Controlled Release Society (CRS) Annual Meeting and Exposition, July 17-20 in Seattle, Wash

  5. Bostik Opens New Manufacturing Plant In Sweden
    7/7/2016

    Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, has developed its cementitious product manufacturing capacities, based on its world-class Polymer Modified Binder (PMB) technology, with the opening of a new plant in Helsingborg, Sweden

  6. PlastiComp Christens New R&D Laboratory To Continue Advancement Of Long Fiber Thermoplastic Technology
    7/7/2016

    PlastiComp, Inc., a global leader in long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) materials and technologies, announced that it has recently completed a capital improvement project at its Winona, Minn., facility which moved its research and development functions into a dedicated laboratory space

  7. Arkema Opens New Bostik Manufacturing Capacities In Sweden
    7/6/2016

    Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, has developed its cementitious product manufacturing capacities, based on its world-class Polymer Modified Binder (PMB) technology, with the opening of a new plant in Helsingborg, Sweden

  8. CARBIOS Opens A New Biological Pathway With Its One-Step PLA Production Process
    7/6/2016

    CARBIOS , an innovative green chemistry company specializing in breakthrough technologies dedicated to the recovery of plastic waste, today announced that it has taken a major step forward with the validation of its in vivo enzymatic polymerisation process of lactic acid into a high-molecular weight homo-polymer of PLA

  9. German Switch Manufacturer, Berker, Improves Agility, Reduces Prototype Testing Time By 85% By 3D Printing Injection Molds
    6/29/2016

    Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, recently announced that German switch manufacturer, Berker, is significantly reducing its production costs and time for testing electrical component prototypes by using Stratasys 3D printed injection molds

  10. New Polymeric Carbodiimides From LANXESS Provide More Reliable Protection For Plastics Against Hydrolysis
    6/28/2016

    The LANXESS Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit is expanding its large product range of hydrolysis stabilizers for plastics and polyurethanes with the addition of Stabaxol P 110, the first product in a new line of innovative, low-emission polymeric carbodiimides based on alternative raw materials