Current Headlines

  1. Alleged N.H. PFOA Polluter Told To Work With Utilities
    4/14/2016

    New Hampshire regulators are telling a plastics company to work closely with water utilities to resolve a public health threat posed by perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination in the region.

  2. Addivant Receives Formal Opinion From EFSA Further Expanding The Food Contact Approvals For Its New nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant
    4/8/2016

    Addivant, a global leader in polymer additive technologies, announced today that its nonylphenol-free plastic antioxidant, WESTON 705, has received a formal opinion from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) that expands the applicability of the breakthrough antioxidant to an even broader range of food contact applications

  3. China Prosperity Starts Up Its Second PTA Line Utilizing INVISTA’s Proprietary PTA Technology
    4/7/2016

    INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT) and China Prosperity (Jiangyin) Petrochemical Company Limited (also referred to as Hanbang Petrochemical) announced successful start-up of China Prosperity’s second PTA line

  4. Walmart Recognizes Polymer Logistics And Calavo As Innovation Partners
    4/6/2016

    Polymer Logistics was recognized by Walmart at its U.S. YBM (Year Beginning Meeting) as an innovative partner for its wood grain reusable plastic containers (RPCs) that bring a clean and consistent look inspired by farmer markets to stores

  5. Panasonic Develops Light Diffusion Polypropylene Resin Molding Compounds, ‘FULL BRIGHT’ PP
    4/6/2016

    Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a light diffusion type polypropylene (PP) resin molding compound, called “FULL BRIGHT”*1 PP, which can extend the operating life of LEDs

  6. Buckhorn Launches New Line Of Automotive Products
    4/4/2016

    Buckhorn Inc., a leading provider of reusable plastic packaging and material handling systems, is launching a new line of automotive products at this year’s Modex Show. This Smart News Release features multimedia

  7. Mallard Creek Polymers Announces New All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions And Styrene-Butadiene Latex For Coatings
    4/1/2016

    Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) continues to develop All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions to meet customer demands for many novel and conventional application fields

  8. NEI Corporation Extends Its Capabilities To Develop PEMs For Fuel Cells
    3/31/2016

    NEI Corporation has announced that they have started developing polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) for fuel cells that avoid the use of perfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA) ionomers. PFSA materials, used in state- of-the-art PEM fuel cells, suffer from low proton conductivity at high operating temperatures, water management issues and carbon monoxide poisoning of the catalyst

  9. Covestro Receives World’s First DNV GL Certification For A Polyurethane Infusion Resin
    3/30/2016

    Covestro, a globally leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials, has developed an innovative technology for manufacturing wind turbine rotor blades. The rotor blades are fabricated in a special process from a polyurethane resin and a glass fiber fabric

  10. Ashland Announces SurfaThix N Polymer, The All-In-One Solution For Body And Facial Rinse-Off Formulations
    3/30/2016

    Ashland recently announced the commercial launch of SurfaThix N polymer, a surfactant-functional technology that performs as an all-in-one solution for consumer cleansing products. An acrylate-based technology with unique hydrophobic properties, SurfaThix N polymer brings clarity, thickening and suspension performance of particles and beads to products such as body and hand washes and facial cleansers