Business Wire

  1. INVISTA Introduces PolyShield Resin Technology In The U.S.
    10/24/2008
    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
  2. Active Implants Enters Agreement With UK Company
    10/21/2008
    Active Implants Corporation (AIC) today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Joint Replacement Instrumentation, Ltd (JRI) to expand distribution of their advanced polymer TriboFit Hip System in the United Kingdom
  3. Monomoy Capital Partners Acquires The Molded Products Group Of Atlantis Plastics, Inc.
    10/9/2008
    Monomoy Capital Partners, L.P., a New York private equity fund that makes controlling investments in middle market companies, announced today that it has received final bankruptcy court approval to acquire the molded products group of Atlantis Plastics, Inc. for $23.1 million in cash and the assumption of $7 million in liabilities.
  4. MANN+HUMMEL Sells U.S. Subsidiary Universal Dynamics
    10/9/2008
    As part of its targeted growth strategy for North America, MANN+HUMMEL, development partner and original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries, sold its U.S. subsidiary, Universal Dynamics, on September 29, 2008 to Piovan of Italy
  5. Cereplast Signs Supply Agreement With Manufacturers In Brazil
    10/9/2008
    Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB:CERP), manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, today announced that it has signed a two-year contract to supply a total of two million pounds of Cereplast Compostables® resin to two companies in Brazil
  6. May National Associates Inc. Expands Support Of Bondaflex Brand To Continue Growth In The Commercial Market
    9/23/2008
    May National Associates Inc., an industry leader in the manufacture of acrylic, polyurethane, hybrid and silicone sealants and adhesives, has expanded its support of the Bondaflex brand to continue to grow and serve the commercial market
  7. New Material Options For FDM Direct Digital Manufacturing And Rapid Prototyping Machines
    9/23/2008
    Stratasys today announced the availability of new material options for its direct digital manufacturing and prototyping machines. For the FDM 360mc, PC and PC-ABS are now available, and for the FDM 400mc ABSi and PC-ISO are new options
  8. Radel R Polyphenylsulfone From Solvay Advanced Polymers Specified For Interior Panels On New Bombardier FLEXITY Swift U5-25 Railcars For Frankfurt U-Bahn
    9/22/2008
    Solvay Advanced Polymers, makers of more plastics with more performance, announced today that Radel® R-7700 polyphenylsulfone is being used in thermoformed interior panels in the new Bombardier FLEXITY Swift U5-25 railcars, which were developed for the Frankfurt U-Bahn (underground railway) and run there since May 2008
  9. New Foam Cell Stabilizer From Rohm And Haas Is Revolutionizing Cellular PVC For Sheet Manufacturing For The Display And Signage Industries
    9/19/2008
    Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas has announced a major innovation for cellular PVC manufacture. Marketed as Paraloid SureCel foam cell stabilizer, the new technology platform offers exceptional production advantages and lasting performance benefits to manufacturers of both cellular PVC foam sheet and cellular PVC extruded profiles
  10. Epilog Laser Launches World’s First Open-Architecture Galvo Laser System At IMTS
    9/9/2008
    Epilog Laser, the leading producer of CO2 and fiber laser engraving/cutting systems, today announced the launch of the industry’s first open-architecture galvo laser system, the FiberMark G1