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  1. 3D Systems Unveils Breakthrough Material To Enable Direct Digital Production Of Plastic Parts

    Today, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) unveiled Figure 4 Production Black 10 (PRO-BLK 10) - a revolutionary production material for additive manufacturing applications that enables manufacturers to directly produce end-use plastic parts without tooling

  2. Fujian Meide Taps Honeywell Technology To Monitor On-Purpose Propylene Production

    Honeywell today announced that Fujian Meide Petrochemical Co., Ltd. will use the Honeywell Process Reliability Advisor to provide prescriptive monitoring of its UOP C3 Oleflex™ unit in China

  3. LANXESS Commissions Two Additional Production Lines For Composite Material Tepex

    At its site in Brilon, Germany, Bond-Laminates GmbH – a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS – has commissioned two new production lines for Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites

  4. Researchers Pioneer New Technique To Transform Used Milk Bottles Into Kayaks And Storage Tanks

    Researchers at Queen’s have discovered new ways to convert single-use plastic waste into products such as storage tanks for water and fuel, and sporting goods such as kayaks and canoes, which could help to solve global environmental problems

  5. Idemitsu Kosan: Acquiring The 100 MW Solar Project ‘Pioneer’ In Colorado, U.S.

    Solar Frontier Americas Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and CEO: Shunichi Kito; hereinafter “Idemitsu”), purchased a megasolar project in the State of Colorado, U.S. (Project name: Pioneer; power generation scale: 100 MWp*1; Commercial operation scheduled to start in 2020), currently in its pre-construction phase, from GCL New Energy, Inc

  6. Huntsman Opens New Polyurethanes Systems House In Dubai

    Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced the opening of its new polyurethanes systems house in Dubai. Situated within the Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone (JAFZA), the purpose-built facility strengthens Huntsman's downstream capabilities in the Middle East and North Africa - increasing its capacity to produce polyurethane systems and polyester polyols for customers across the region

  7. 3P Expands Its Thermoplastic Range With Cryogenic PEEK For High Pressure Valves

    3P has strongly invested in developing its Xytrex® range, a range of thermoplastic materials with wide applications in fluid handling systems. Xytrex® 480, more commonly known as X480, is believed as the new success for cryogenic applications. With virgin PCTFE X850 and X860, valve and pump industry can choose the best solution depending on temperature and pressure

  8. GC And ALPLA Establish Thailand’s First Joint Venture To Build A High-Quality Circular Plastic Resin Plant To Encourage ‘Circular Living,’ Which Aims To Revolutionize Resource Efficiency

    PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, or GC, is reinforcing its concept of “Circular Living,” which promotes environmental responsibility and conservation, through a long-term partnership with ALPLA, a global recycler and high-quality plastic packaging solutions provider

  9. Aptar Partners With PureCycle To Accelerate Integration Of UPRP Into Dispensing Solutions

    AptarGroup, Inc., a global leader in dispensing, drug delivery and active packaging solutions, announced recently that it has partnered with PureCycle Technologies, to prepare for the introduction of PureCycle’s Ultra-Pure Recycled Polypropylene (UPRP) into dispensing applications

  10. STEINERT Shows How Sorting Black Plastics Into Pure Grades Closes Recycling Loops At The K Trade Fair In Düsseldorf

    Everyone involved in the plastics industry is concerned with strict legislation and a social sense of responsibility for recovering plastics. Black plastics represent a particular challenge because they cannot be detected with the optical sorting technology found in standard recycling plants