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  1. Mitsui Chemicals To Establish New Production Facility In China For Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene
    3/5/2019

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. has decided to set up a new production facility for long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (LGFPP) at Chinese manufacturing subsidiary Mitsui Advanced Composites (Zhongshan) Co, Ltd

  2. Ascend Performance Materials Extends Force Majeure On HMD, Polymers
    2/27/2019

    Ascend Performance Materials recntly announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers 

  3. PPG Introduces PPG SIGMAFAST 278 Epoxy Primer To U.S. Market
    2/12/2019

    PPG recently announced the introduction of PPG SIGMAFAST 278 epoxy primer to the U.S. market, giving fabricators much-needed flexibility when recoating steel components due to a longer re-coating window and reduced emissions

  4. Teijin To Supply Tenax Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Intermediate Material For Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    1/31/2019

    Teijin Limited announced today that its Tenax carbon fiber and carbon fiber thermoplastic unidirectional pre-impregnated tape (Tenax TPUD) were qualified by Boeing and registered in its qualified products list

  5. Preferred Sands Announces Commercial Opening Of In-Basin Coating Facility In Monahans
    1/8/2019

    Preferred Proppants, LLC (“Preferred Sands” or “Preferred”) announced recently that it has commenced commercial operations at its resin coating facility in Monahans, Texas. True to its reputation as an innovative and forward-thinking industry leader, Preferred is the first company to open an in-basin resin coating facility to serve the Permian Basin

  6. Celanese Completes Acquisition Of Next Polymers
    1/2/2019

    Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Next Polymers Ltd., one of India’s largest engineering thermoplastics (ETP) compounders

  7. Plastics Environmental Council To Develop Biodegradation Standard For Plastics Additives And New Certification Seal
    10/25/2011
    The Plastics Environmental Council (PEC) recently announced the sponsorship of a research study to produce the first standard specification for the landfill biodegradation of petroleum- and natural gas-derived plastics that have been treated with additives that enhance biodegradation
  8. ThermoFab Expands Design Capability
    11/20/2008
    ThermoFab, a manufacturer of custom plastic enclosures, today announced an increased investment in the Company’s in-house product design services that will further ensure quality control and project delivery times to its customers
  9. KBR Selected For Pre-FEED Study For Polyethylene Units At Petrochemical Complex By Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC)
    11/20/2008
    KBR, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC) to complete a pre-Front End Engineering Design (pre-FEED) study for two polyethylene units at its proposed Petrochemical Complex. The complex will be located 25 km (15.5 miles) from Suez, Egypt, near the Red Sea
  10. Millipore Corporation Introduces First Bioplastic Product
    11/18/2008
    Millipore Corporation, a life science leader providing technologies, tools and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, today unveiled its first biodegradable and compostable product, the EcoStand tube holder, made from environmentally responsible bio-based plastic resin