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  1. Victrex Acquires Fibre Manufacturer Zyex To Accelerate Development Of Existing And New Markets For PEEK Fibre Applications
    4/7/2017

    Zyex is a well-established and long-standing customer of Victrex and like Victrex, Zyex was formed out of ICI. The two companies coming together is a natural evolution

  2. Innovative PP-RCT Piping Systems Get A Boost In North America Thanks To New ASTM Standard
    4/5/2017

    Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, welcome the recently published updated ASTM standard for pressure-rated polypropylene (PP) piping systems.

  3. Tethon 3D Launches Vitrolite Glass Ceramic Resin
    4/4/2017

    Tethon Corporation (“Tethon3D”) announces a new resin material for 3D printing. The material, Vitrolite, is a photo-curing glass ceramic polymer resin for use in SLA or DLP printers

  4. Lubrizol Announces New Pemulen™ EZ-4U Polymeric Emulsifier: A Time-Saving Solution For Formulating Mild And Smooth Emulsions
    4/3/2017

    The Lubrizol Corporation's Skin Essentials division announces the release of its new Pemulen(TM) EZ-4U polymeric emulsifier, a new generation of acrylate-based polymeric emulsifier designed to provide a simpler processing solution with greater formulation flexibility, as well as mildness and pleasant light sensory, to better serve the market needs

  5. Polyethylene Exports Heading Toward A 300%+ Growth In North America
    4/2/2017

    Domestic production of polyethylene will exceed domestic demand, creating opportunities over the next decade for North American companies to export their excess supply to regions like China, Africa and India

  6. Drake Plastics Adds Ryton® R-4 To Product Array
    3/14/2017

    Drake Plastics Ltd. Co. announces the availability of extruded Ryton® R-4-240 PPS shapes from ½" up to 3" diameter for machined parts. Ryton's strength, stiffness and chemical inertness in a wide range of environments makes it suitable for applications ranging from the oil and gas and automotive industries to the aerospace industry

  7. Quadrant Introduces Stable Polypropylene Sheet That Lays Flat & Stays Flat After Machining
    3/14/2017

    Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) announces the first of its new Stable Machining Grade (SMG) materials. The machinable shapes were developed to improve the performance and productivity of parts made from polyolefin base materials.

  8. IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project To Optimize Resins And Sizings For Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites
    3/10/2017

    The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with Ashland, Zoltek, Michelman, University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), JobsOhio, and Michigan State University (MSU) announces a project focused on the optimization of vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings for the fabrication of carbon fiber composites

  9. Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy
    3/3/2017

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has awarded Southern Research nearly $800,000 for a project that targets a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly method of producing some of the most important chemicals used in manufacturing

  10. Linde Introduces New Gas Metering Equipment For The Extruded Plastic Foam Industry
    3/2/2017

    North American manufacturers of extruded polystyrene (XPS), polystyrene foam insulation board and other polyolefin foaming processes can replace some or all hydrocarbon foaming agents with carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or nitrogen (N2), and high-pressure gas dosing systems from Linde LLC