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  1. Revised NatureWorks Ingeo Biopolymer Life Cycle Assessment Data Passes Rigorous Third Party Peer-Review

    The manufacture of NatureWorks’ Ingeo polymer, made from renewable resources, emits fewer greenhouse gasses (GHGs) than the comparable manufacture of all common petrochemical-based plastic according to an independent peer-reviewed article published in the June 2015 edition of Industrial Biotechnology

  2. Food Manufacturers Find Packaging Efficiency In Plastic Films

    Plastic films offer up improved levels of efficiency and environmental-friendliness, which positions them as a highly-demanded food packaging solution.

  3. Breakthrough Technology From Honeywell UOP Helping China Meet Growing Demand For Plastics

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that China's Better Clean Energy has licensed its Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process to convert methanol into high-value petrochemicals, helping meet growing global demand for plastics and other key materials

  4. Polyfuze Graphics™ Innovates New Decorating Technology For Injection Molders

    Polyfuze Graphics™ Corporation has taken its research and development experience, which is over 30 years in the plastics decoration field, and formulated a product that is changing the injection molders view on what was previously conceived as permanent branding for plastics

  5. Tredegar Film Products To Introduce New Elastics Capacity In Europe

    Tredegar Film Products, a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation, recently announced that it will invest in new assets to provide European customers with local supply of unique, state-of-the-art elastic laminates and elastic films for personal care applications

  6. Alexandria Industries' Plastics Facility Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification; Adds New Injection-Molding Presses

    Alexandria Industries recently announced that its Wheaton, Minn., Plastics facility has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification

  7. O’Neil Color & Compounding Expands New Jersey Operations

    O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leader in color masterbatches and custom compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the expansion of operations at its Garfield, New Jersey facilities

  8. New DuPont Performance Polymer Advisor Tool Saves Time, Reduces Risk

    A new online Polymer Advisor tool developed by DuPont Performance Polymers can help plastics professionals narrow the choice of which high-performance thermoplastic family to consider when designing a new component or system

  9. Triptech Plastics Announces Unmatched Resin For 3D Printing And Additive Manufacturing

    Triptech Plastics is set to launch with Eastman Amphora™ 3D polymer later this month, with the option of filament or resin. Filament made with Amphora offers 3D printers higher tensile strength, truer ovality and dimensional integrity

  10. Ensinger Names Modern Plastics ‘Premier Distributor’ For High Performance And Medical Grade Plastics

    The Ensinger Stock Shapes Group develops and produces extruded, cast, and compression molded stock shapes and finished components from plastic and composite polymers for a wide variety of industries

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