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  1. HEXPOL Acquires Kirkhill Rubber; Well-Known U.S. Rubber Compounder
    9/18/2018

    HEXPOL is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of Kirkhill Rubber from the founder Mr. Edward Reker, his family and co-owners

  2. PQ Corporation Enters Into Alliance To Expand Polyolefin Catalysts Production In Asia
    9/6/2018

    PQ Group Holdings Inc. (“PQ” or the “Company”), a leading, highly diversified global provider of specialty catalysts, materials, chemicals and services, recently announced that it has entered into an exclusive alliance with KD Corporation (“KD”) to produce polyolefin catalysts from KD’s facilities in the Republic of Korea

  3. Milacron’s DME Product Brand Signs Historic Strategic Partnership Agreement With Hawk Mold And Die Supply Inc.
    9/5/2018

    Milacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, is pleased to announce that its DME product brand, a leader in mold technologies, has signed a distribution agreement with Hawk Mold and Die Supply Inc. of Pipersville, Pennsylvania

  4. voxeljet AG Expands Its 3D Printing Materials Portfolio For Direct Parts From High Speed Sintering (HSS) With Polypropylene (PP) And Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
    9/4/2018

    voxeljet AG (the “Company”, or “voxeljet”), a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced the launch of a number of new speciality materials for its High Speed Sintering line of 3D printers

  5. Plastics Pipe Institute Issues Advisory For Substandard Plastic Pipe
    9/4/2018

    The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) today issued a warning about substandard plastic pipe. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe that does not comply with relevant product standards has been found in the oil and gas gathering operations of the Permian and Delaware basins in Texas and New Mexico, according to the association. These pipelines are not marked with relevant product standard requirements, and may not comply with those product standards. Pipe that is not properly

  6. Mitsui Chemicals To Increase Production Capacity For TAFMER High-Performance Elastomers
    8/24/2018

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) today announced that Mitsui Elastomers Singapore Pte Ltd (MELS; Managing Director: Shinya Matsunaga), a wholly owned subsidiary based in Singapore, is set to raise its production capacity for TAFMER high-performance elastomers

  7. 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)

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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