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  1. Dow Co-Sponsors 'Energy Bag' Pilot Program For Plastic Waste
    2/17/2015

    Every day, Americans generate over four pounds of waste per person1. Despite the proliferation of recycling programs during the past three decades, more than half of all U.S. trash (135 million tons2) still ends up in landfills

  2. ALECO® Introduces BioClear™ Vinyl Stripping, The First And Only Vinyl Stripping Product Made In The USA From Renewable Plant Sources
    2/12/2015

    ALECO®, a leading manufacturer of industrial workplace solutions, introduces BioClear™, the first and only vinyl stripping product in the world made from renewable plant sources using BIO5.0v™ formula. Sustainable and eco-friendly, BioClear™ vinyl stripping is proudly certified by the USDA BioPreferred® Program and manufactured in the USA using hydroelectric power

  3. Technopakas Chose ZW3D To Boost Plastic Package Design And Manufacturing
    2/11/2015

    ZW3D, one of the world's leading suppliers of advanced CAD/CAM solutions for the manufacturing industry, recently announced that it has been selected by Technopakas, the most efficient plastic packaging manufacturer in the Baltic region

  4. SRI Biosciences Awarded $10M Contract Under DARPA Program To Develop Synthetic Polymers For Countering Chemical And Biological Threats
    2/11/2015

    SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, has been awarded a $10 million contract under a DARPA program to reimagine how proteins are constructed and to develop novel medicines and diagnostics as countermeasures to chemical and biological threats

  5. Kraton Performance Polymers To Showcase Innovative Polymer Solutions For Stronger Asphalt Pavements
    2/11/2015

    Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, announced today it will showcase its Highly Modified Asphalt (HiMA) technology - a polymer technology developed specifically for asphalt paving - at the Pavement Preservation & Recycling Summit

  6. Solvay Polymers Enable High-Precision Custom Extrusions from International Polymer Engineering
    2/10/2015

    International Polymer Engineering (IPE), a leading custom extruder of thermoplastic tubing and profiles based in Tempe, Ariz., introduced recently a broad, new range of high-precision microbore tubing, monofilaments and profiles made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers.

  7. China’s Record Breaking Cube Oceanarium Now Open – Features State-Of-The-Art Acrylic By Reynolds Polymer Technology
    2/9/2015

    Inside the world’s largest free-standing building, Chengdu’s fantastical Century Global Center, one can visit the beach, climb aboard a pirate ship, and—thanks to R-Cast® acrylic—enjoy a flawless panorama into the depths of the ocean. Cube Aquarium, located inside the massive shopping complex, opened its doors to the public on New Year’s Day 2015

  8. Styrolution Fuels R&D With Launch Of SBC Pilot Plant
    2/4/2015

    New pilot production plant in Antwerp will produce all of Styrolution’s styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) grades, while offering flexibility for the production of other polymer types

  9. PPG To Increase Silica Production Capacity At Delfzijl, Netherlands, Plant
    2/3/2015

    PPG Industries  announced that it is increasing precipitated silica production capacity at its Delfzijl, Netherlands, manufacturing location by more than 15,000 tons per year, due in part to growing global demand for AGILON(R) performance silica products

  10. SIMTEC Announces Production Of High Precision LSR 2-Shot Automotive Sealing Component
    2/3/2015

    SIMTEC Silicone Parts, a custom manufacturer of Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) parts and high-precision LSR 2-Shot components, announces a new project in partnership with a tier one automotive supplier to manufacture a challenging LSR 2-Shot automotive sealing component

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