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  1. Hasbro To Roll Out Plant-Based Packaging

    Hasbro, Inc. announced recently that it will begin using plant-based bio-polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for blister packs and plastic windows in its product packaging starting in 2019 

  2. Saint-Gobain Acquires HyComp

    Saint-Gobain’s Performance Plastics business has acquired HyComp LLC, an Ohio-based manufacturer of advanced proprietary components for the aerospace and industrial markets

  3. Westlake Chemical To Expand Chlor-Alkali, PVC And VCM Capacities At Facilities In Germany And Louisiana

    Westlake Chemical Corporation recently announced that it will expand capacities for the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at three of its chemical facilities

  4. Spectrum Plastics Group Acquires Apex Resource Technologies

    Spectrum Plastics Group, a market leading medical extruder with complementary injection molding, silicone, and assembly capabilities, recently announces that it has acquired Apex Resource Technologies, Inc

  5. Hexion Announces First Mobile Permian Basin Resin Coating Plant

    The Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) of Hexion Inc. (Hexion) recently announced its new Voyager mobile resin coating service. Initially located in the Permian Basin, the innovative Voyager service is the first mobile manufacturing solution that provides in-basin resin coated proppant manufacturing for application in the oil and gas industry

  6. Anellotech And Suntory Honored As Recipients of “Top 10 Innovations” Award By Innovation for Cool Earth Forum

    Anellotech, a sustainable technology company pioneering the production of cost-competitive renewable chemicals and fuels from non-food biomass, recently announced that its alliance with Japan-based Suntory, one of the world’s leading consumer beverage companies, was honored as a recipient of the “Top 10 Innovations” award at the 2017 Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) in Japan 

  7. Tangible Science Expands Into Disposable Contact Lenses Incorporating Polymer Technology Behind Tangible Hydra-PEG

    Tangible Science, LLC, an innovator creating a dramatically better contact lens experience for patients and eye care practices, recently announced it has expanded its product family to include disposable contact lenses

  8. FLEXcon Develops Breakthrough UV Inkjet Topcoat Technology To Further Digital Printing Innovation

    FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the introduction of FLEXcon DPM UVIJ white polyester, white polypropylene (non-vinyl alternative), and white vinyl products for narrow-format UV inkjet printing of durable goods labels

  9. Westlake Chemical Strengthens Position In Chlor-Vinyl Market As Prices Set To Rise, IHS Markit Says

    Houston-based Westlake Chemical, a leading producer of polyolefins in North America and a global leader in the chlor-vinyl chemicals segment, is positioning itself to capture synergies and strengthen its market position as the chlor-vinyl market strengthens, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Net Sales and Gross Profit Margin -- Westlake Chemical

  10. HC Private Investments Announces Strategic Investment In Kruger Plastic Products

    HC Private Investments (“HCPI”), a Chicago-based private investment firm, today announced that it has acquired Kruger Plastic Products (“Kruger”), a family-owned, custom injection molding manufacturer of niche products and components. Kruger’s senior management, including Pat Brandstatter, President, and Dirk Kruger, VP of Engineering, will maintain significant stakes in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kruger has been an integral part of its customers’ manufacturing process for more than 40 years by