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  1. Madico Names Sonoco Plastics 2013-14 Supplier Of The Year

    Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named Supplier of the Year by Madico in their “Supplies and Services” category. A world leader in the coating, laminating and converting of specialty films in wide width, roll-to-roll formats, Madico selected Sonoco Plastics in recognition of outstanding quality, service, delivery, innovation and capability as a key supply partner.

  2. HEXPOLs Acquisition Of VIGAR Rubber Compounding, A Well-Known European Rubber Compounder, Is Today Completed

    HEXPOL has today acquired the VIGAR Rubber Compounding business within Grupo Vigar from the founders’ families. Vigar Rubber Compounding has more than 50 years’ experience of rubber compounding and is a well-known Rubber Compounder in the Spanish and German market

  3. KCH Engineered Systems Introduces Two Ultra-Durable, Corrosion-Resistant Materials For Equipment Design

    KCH Engineered Systems, a leading innovator in air and water treatment solutions, has introduced POLYSTRONG™ and POLYLAST™, two corrosion-resistant, thermoplastic-based materials used in the equipment that it manufactures

  4. Dow Introduces Novel, 100 Percent Acrylic Redispersible Powder

    Dow Construction Chemicals (DCC), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, recently announced the launch of a new high performance 100 percent acrylic redispersible powder, DLP-500

  5. Lightweight Polyethylene Tubing From NewAge Industries Offers Strength And Durability; Meets Needs For Both Industrial And Food-Related Uses

    Zelite linear low density polyethylene tubing from NewAge Industries is now available to meet the application demands of both food and industrial uses. It offers ingredients that conform to FDA standards, is chemically inert and provides increased elasticity over other polyethylene tubing formulations

  6. Innovation, Collaboration Drive Success Of Thermoplastic Thrust Washer Component From Freudenberg-NOK, Solvay

    An unwavering focus on new technology, industrial partnerships and customer service has resulted in development of a unique component from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) and Solvay Specialty Polymers that helps enable production of General Motors' Hydra-Matic 8L90 8-speed transmission

  7. Polyflow Opens New Manufacturing Plant In The Permian Basin

    Polyflow, LLC, the leading manufacturer of spoolable RTP for transporting hydrocarbons, water, and other fluids and gases, today announced the opening of its new manufacturing plant in Midland, Texas – the first reinforced thermoplastic pipe facility in the Permian Basin

  8. Fluon® Melt Processable Compounds Enhance High-Performance Parts And Components

    Because custom melt processable fluoropolymer compounds have become important materials for parts and components used in automotive, industrial, aerospace, transit and appliance applications, AGC FluoroCompounds Group offers Fluon® Melt Processable Compounds

  9. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes RadiciGroup Plastics For Its Focus On Ground-Breaking Specialty Polyamides For Technically Challenging End-User Needs

    Based on its recent research on the polyamides market, Frost & Sullivan presents RadiciGroup Plastics with the 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for the new polyamide resins it has introduced under the flagship Radilon® brand

  10. Loctite Benzoxazine Resins From Henkel

    Always technically challenging, the aircraft industry places wide-ranging demands on materials used in the manufacture of its composites

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