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  1. ATRP Solutions, Inc. Renamed Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc.

    ATRP Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Pilot Chemical Company, is now Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc. (PPT). The new name better reflects PPT’s broadening proprietary technologies in important chemical markets. “Our name change shows Pilot Chemical’s commitment to growth and innovation in the specialty polymer market,” said Patrick McCarthy, president of Pilot Polymer Technologies. “It is great to be part of a company with the leadership, vision and resources to support such an entrepreneurial initiative.”

  2. Myers Industries Completes Divestiture Of Brazilian Operations

    Myers Industries, Inc. recently announced that it has completed the sale of its Brazilian operating subsidiaries, consisting of Myers do Brasil and Novel Plasticos, to Novel Holdings – Eireli in consideration for one U.S. dollar and the assumption of all liabilities and obligations of the subsidiaries, whether arising prior to or after the closing of the transaction

  3. Ferriot Begins Installation Of Its Largest Injection Molding Press

    Buyers of oversized injection molded plastic parts will have another potential supplier in 2018. The site preparation and floor reinforcement process for a new 2,250-ton Negri Bossi BI-POWER injection molding press has already begun at the Ferriot, Incorporated production facility on Arlington Circle in Akron, Ohio

  4. Muconic Acid Market Growth Propelled By Growing Demand For Nylon Fibers | Technavio

    The latest market research report by Technavio on the global muconic acid marketpredicts a CAGR of more than 7% during the period 2017-2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Technavio has published a new market research report on the global muconic acid market from 2017-2021. {Graphic: Business Wire) The report segments the global muconic acid market by application (carpets and textiles, plastics, and lubricants) and by geography (the Americas,

  5. Solar Plastics LLC Acquires Solar Plastics, Inc.

    Solar Plastics LLC recently announced that it had acquired the assets and certain liabilities of Solar Plastics, Inc. Solar Plastics Inc. has long been a player in the rotational molding industry

  6. VTT And The City Of Nokia Are Planning Plastic Recycling In The ECO3 Business Park In Nokia

    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the City of Nokia aim to develop a new type of plastic recycling concept in the ECO3 business park for the bio and circular economy in Nokia

  7. US Polyco Expands Operations With DEACOM’s Strong Technical Foundation

    Deacom, Inc., the developer of a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, is the new ERP provider for US Polyco, a manufacturer of polymer-modified asphalt

  8. Gecko Biomedical Builds Out Strategy For ‘Print On’ Polymers Platform

    Gecko Biomedical (“Gecko”), a privately-owned life science company developing innovative polymers to support tissue reconstruction, announced recently it has put a strategy in place for the development and rollout of its platform of proprietary tissue reconstruction technologies

  9. ExxonMobil And Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica Discover New Material That Could Significantly Reduce The Amount Of Energy And Emissions Associated With Ethylene Production

    Scientists from ExxonMobil and the Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica (ITQ) in Valencia, Spain have discovered a potentially revolutionary new material that could significantly reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with the production of ethylene

  10. New Family Of FBG Optical Sensors Featuring Zeus’ PEEK Coating Now Available For Use In Harsh Environments

    FBGs are reliable all-fiber optical components that have been used for making accurate and reliable temperature and strain measurements for over two decades. However, due to previous technical limitations, most applications in hot harsh environments were typically off limits