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  1. TydenBrooks Expands American Manufacturing

    Continuing its legacy of innovation, quality, and manufacturing TydenBrooks announced today the expansion of its plastic indicative security seal production. According to Dan Tascarella, Plant Manager of TydenBrooks’ Tallapoosa, GA facility, “Our continued investments in American based manufacturing has allowed us to add state of the art machines to improve our production processes and lead times

  2. Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Introduction Of N4000-6NF (‘No Flow’)

    Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE) announced the introduction of N4000-6NF (“No Flow”). N4000-6NF is a high-Tg epoxy prepreg system that provides performance versatility and ease of processing

  3. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Introduces New Sizes For The Patented HoseGard Hose Support

    HoseGard fits all Versilon hoses as well as other hose products which have an outer diameter 2.150" to 4.875". Made of chemical and corrosion resistant HDPE, HoseGard is specially engineered to elevate the hose to keep it clean and reduce wear and tear

  4. Automotive Plant Closure Creates Major Opportunity For Plastics Manufacturers

    The downturn in the U.S. automotive industry is creating opportunities for other businesses. In a recent deal structured by PPL Group and Meadoworks, the companies will be auctioning a wide array of plastic injection molding equipment from a former tier one automotive supplier on July 13, 2017

  5. PepsiCo Joins The Recycling Partnership

    National nonprofit The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce its newest funding partner, the global food and beverage leader, PepsiCo. The organizations have agreed to collaborate on an ambitious cross-sector approach to increasing recycling rates across America

  6. U.S. Chemical Production Industry Is Projected To Grow

    According to a report by the American Chemistry Council's (ACC), U.S. chemical production is expected to realize overall growth of 3.6 percent this year and 4.8 percent by 2018, while the previous year in 2016, U.S. chemical production grew only by 1.6 percent

  7. At Tipping Point For Plastics, Tipa Technology Emerges To Solve Recycling Disaster

    The wrapper that holds many natural and organic products may be transparent but actually has a huge transparency problem. Food and beverage packaging is currently accounting for more than half of the world's non-recyclable flexible plastic, but a new technology developed by Tipa Corp

  8. Federal-Mogul Powertrain Debuts IROX® 2 Polymer Bearings

    Federal-Mogul Powertrain is extending its crankshaft bearing portfolio with a new high performance polymeric coating, IROX® 2, that will debut at the 2017 IAA show in Frankfurt, Germany

  9. Braskem Selects Linde AG As EPC Contractor For New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line In La Porte, Texas

    Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas, today announced that The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company, has been selected as the lead engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to build Braskem's new world-scale North American polypropylene (PP) production line

  10. Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroSurface Underlayment Line

    Florock® Polymer Flooring, Chicago-based manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional concrete floor coating systems, has launched its newest family of products, the FloroSurface line of underlayments, offering economical smoothening of uneven, deteriorated concrete substrates, as is required prior to installation of many general service floor coverings