Business Wire

  1. Plastics Environmental Council To Develop Biodegradation Standard For Plastics Additives And New Certification Seal
    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
  2. ThermoFab Expands Design Capability
    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
  3. KBR Selected For Pre-FEED Study For Polyethylene Units At Petrochemical Complex By Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC)
    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
  4. Millipore Corporation Introduces First Bioplastic Product
    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
  5. Kellen Company Launches Plastics Group
    Kellen Company, an international professional services and association management firm, announced the formation of a Plastics Industry Division to coordinate technical, regulatory, public affairs and crisis communications support for companies and associations in the worldwide plastics industry
  6. Solvay Advanced Polymers Announces Hot Potable Water Certifications For Amodel PPA Resins
    Solvay Advanced Polymers, makers of more plastics with more performance, announced today that the company has obtained hot potable water certification for two new grades of Amodel® polyphthalamide
  7. Metabolix Hires To Support Technology Development Of Mirel Bioplastics
    Metabolix, Inc., today announced that Telles, the joint venture between Metabolix Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Company that produces Mirel bioplastics, has made three new hires to support the technical development of Mirel.
  8. Ball Horticultural Company Selects Mirel Bioplastic For New Soilwrap Plantable Container Application
    Metabolix Inc., today announced that Telles, its joint venture with Archer Daniels Midland Company that produces Mirel bioplastics, has entered into an agreement to supply Mirel bioplastic sheet grade resin for the Ball Horticultural Company patented Soilwrap
  9. Rohm And Haas To Highlight New Environmental And Innovative Plastics Additive Technologies At The 2008 International Plastic Fair In Japan
    Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas will showcase its range of high performance plastic additive solutions at the Japan 2008 International Plastic Fair held in Tokyo on Nov. 7-11, 2008 (Booth 60814)
  10. INVISTA Introduces PolyShield Resin Technology In The U.S.
    INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated polymers and fibers producers, is now offering its PolyShield resins for PET barrier packaging applications to the U.S. market