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  1. Berry Plastics Partners With Moore Recycling Associates To Launch Interactive Plastic Recycle Program Locater Map

    In support of Earth Day and as part of its on-going initiatives to increase the recycling of polypropylene (#5) products, Berry Plastics Group, Inc., along with Moore Recycling Associates Inc., recently launched an interactive #5 recycle program locater map at

  2. Envirolastech, Inc. Launches Crowdfunder Campaign To Begin Production Of Its Green Building Material Made From Recycled Waste

    Envirolastech, Inc. announced the launch of its 60-day Crowdfunder campaign, with a crowdfunding goal of $2.5 million. The minimum investment is $10,000. Envirolastech creates multiple revenue streams and generates profits by producing superior performing green plastic pellets and green plastic building products from recycled waste

  3. Magna Introduces All-Thermoplastic, Modular Liftgate

    Magna International Inc. announces that its Magna Exteriors operating unit is producing the North American automotive industry's first all-thermoplastic, fully recyclable liftgate module for the 2014 Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle

  4. LANXESS Opens High-Tech Plastics Plant In Brazil

    LANXESS inaugurated its new high-tech plastics plant in Porto Feliz, Brazil. The specialty chemicals company has invested around EUR 20 million (R$ 62M) in the facility, which will initially have an annual capacity of 20,000 metric tons

  5. Frost & Sullivan Awards Victrex For Its Dedication To The Automotive Industry Based On High-Performance PEEK Polymer Solutions

    Based on its recent research on the automotive polyetheretherketones (PEEK) compounds market, Frost & Sullivan presents Victrex with the 2013 European Customer Value Leadership Award

  6. High-Solids Polyurethane Dispersions Offer Comfortable Feel, Improved Efficiency For Textile Coatings

    For many years, polyurethane coatings have been applied to various fabrics to enhance their functionality, such as chemical and stain resistance, durability, and wind and waterproofness. Increasingly, textile companies are requesting resins with non-solvent formulations that offer high-performance properties and high solids content to replace traditional solvent-based systems

  7. Maag Automatik Plastics Machinery Wins Major Contract

    Maag Automatik (a Dover Corporation Member) is proud to announce that M&G Finanziaria (Italy) has chosen the German manufacturer to supply the equipment needed for a complete PET pelletizing plant

  8. Meredian, Inc., Global Leader In Biopolymer Manufacturing Announces Position As The Sole Recipient Of FDA Approval For Food Substance Contact

    Meredian, Inc., a privately held biopolymer manufacturer, received a Food Substance Contact Notification approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  9. Proto Labs, Inc. Launches Two New Quick-Turn Injection-Molding Processes

    Proto Labs, Inc., a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, has announced recently that product designers can now order liquid silicone rubber (LSR) and metal injection molded (MIM) parts as a standard option under its Protomold injection-molding service

  10. AkzoNobel Personal Care Launches New Multifunctional Styling Polymer

    Here is exciting news for formulators of styling gels and styling aids looking to achieve new product forms and performance benefits. A new fixative polymer that provides all the formulating flexibility, performance and special features they will need is being introduced by the Personal Care business of AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry at in-cosmetics 2014 (Stand 1J30)