Business Wire

  1. Ball Horticultural Company Selects Mirel Bioplastic For New Soilwrap Plantable Container Application
    10/29/2008
    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
  2. Rohm And Haas To Highlight New Environmental And Innovative Plastics Additive Technologies At The 2008 International Plastic Fair In Japan
    10/27/2008
    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)
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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