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  1. Hexion And Vanora Create A New Biocide-Free Waterborne Binder Solution For The Paint And Coatings Industry
    8/8/2018

    VeoVa vinyl ester monomer from Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) is a key component in a new specialized binder developed by Vanora for the paint and coatings industry that is environmentally preferred for having no volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

  2. Ascend Performance Materials Acquires Britannia Techno Polymer
    8/1/2018

    Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced recently the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an engineering plastics compounder based in the Netherlands

  3. Continental Structural Plastics Adds Compounding Capabilities In France
    7/31/2018

    Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a Teijin Group Company, today announced it will be installing a sheet molding compound (SMC) line at its facility in Pouancé, France, to support the need for its industry-leading composite formulations in Europe

  4. As Plastic Regulations And Bans Increase, Market Value For Biodegradable Polymers Exceeds $1 Billion And Will Rise Sharply By 2023, IHS Markit Says
    7/26/2018

    Led by Western Europe, increasing regulations and bans against plastic bags and other single-use plastic items such as drinking straws is driving growing demand for biodegradable plastics, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), the leading global source of critical information and insight. The current market value of biodegradable plastics exceeds $1.1 billion in 2018, but could reach $1.7 billion by 2023, the report says. This press release features multimedia. View the

  5. Lehigh Technologies Announces Completion Of Micronized Rubber Powder Manufacturing Plant In Spain
    7/17/2018

    Lehigh Technologies, a specialty chemicals company that produces sustainable raw materialsfrom end-of-life tires and post-industrial rubber, recently announced that production has started at its new Murillo el Fruto Micronized Rubber Powder (MRP) plant in Navarra, Spain

  6. Reid Canada, A Subsidiary Of Consolidated Container Company, To Acquire Deltapac Packaging
    7/5/2018

    Reid Canada, a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company, is excited to announce that it has acquired the assets of Deltapac Packaging, located in Montreal, Quebec. Deltapac is a leading manufacturer of plastic bottles servicing the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries 

  7. Mueller Industries, Inc. Acquires ATCO Rubber Products
    7/2/2018

    Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced today that it has acquired ATCO Rubber Products, Inc. (ATCO) for approximately $162.8 million. ATCO is an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of insulated HVAC flexible duct systems and will support the Company’s strategy to grow its Climate Products businesses to become a more valuable resource to its HVAC customers. ATCO had revenues of approximately $166 million with 800 employees in its fiscal year ending December

  8. Extreme Plastics Plus And Mustang Energy Services Announce Merger To Form Market Leader In Environmental Containment Solutions
    7/2/2018

    Recently, Extreme Plastics Plus (EPP) and Mustang Energy Services (Mustang) announced a merger to create one of the country’s largest environmental containment services companies

  9. ExxonMobil Singapore Butyl And Resins Plants Begin Production
    6/20/2018

    ExxonMobil said recently it has started production of hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin and halobutyl rubber at its integrated manufacturing complex in Singapore, the company’s largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex in the world

  10. Gabriel Invests $2MM In Mercaptan Capacity
    6/12/2018

    Gabriel has seen steady demand growth for its CapCure and Gabepro poly-mercaptan epoxy curing agents. To meet this demand, the company is investing over $2MM to expand capacity in its Ashtabula, OH production facility