Industry News

  1. Gabriel Invests $2MM In Mercaptan Capacity
    6/12/2018

    Gabriel has seen steady demand growth for its CapCure and Gabepro poly-mercaptan epoxy curing agents. To meet this demand, the company is investing over $2MM to expand capacity in its Ashtabula, OH production facility

  2. Local Entrepreneur Mass Producing Unique Environmental Product To Combat Plastic Waste Contamination Through Public Support
    6/12/2018

    Marc Mataya, Charlotte resident and serial inventor, created the Leaf Burrito®, a reusable yard waste removal bag, which is designed to help eliminate detrimental single-purpose plastic bags

  3. Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) Introduces New E-Waste Separation Technologies In Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    6/12/2018

    Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, expanded their processing lines at the Eindhoven, Netherlands e-waste facility

  4. Mitsui Chemicals And Prime Polymer Establish New PP Compounds Company In Netherlands
    5/30/2018

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. and Prime Polymer Co., Ltd. (President: Naoshi Hamada), owned 65 percent by Mitsui Chemicals and 35 percent by Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., announced recently that the Group will establish Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe B.V. in the Netherlands, together with Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

  5. Shandong Tianhong Chemical Chooses Honeywell Technology To Produce On-Purpose Propylene
    5/29/2018

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Shandong Tianhong Chemical Co., Ltd. has chosen Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology to produce 250,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene at its facility at Dongying in China's Shandong Province

  6. PolyStyreneLoop Recycling Group Hosts Forum On Innovative Recycling Initiative
    5/25/2018

    Supporters of PolyStyreneLoop, the pioneering recycling initiative for polystyrene (PS) foam insulation including expanded and extruded polystyrene (EPS and XPS, respectively), gathered in Brussels on Wednesday 23 May 2018

  7. Crystallin Micro And Mini LED Application Technology Announced By Light Polymers
    5/24/2018

    Light Polymers, a nanochemistry innovator specializing in lyotropic liquid crystals is proud to announce its Crystallin technology for emerging Micro and Mini LED display applications

  8. Spectrum Plastics Group Acquires Fermatex Vascular Technologies
    5/24/2018

    Spectrum Plastics Group, the market leading medical extruder with complementary injection molding, silicone, and assembly capabilities, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fermatex Vascular Technologies, Inc, formerly Gore-Jersey Shore and most notably Adam Spence Corporation, from Vance Street Capital LLC

  9. Colgate-Palmolive Commits To Recyclability Of Plastics In All Packaging
    5/23/2018

    As part of its commitment to protect our environment, Colgate-Palmolive has committed to 100 percent recyclability of plastics in packaging across all its product categories by 2025

  10. As Global Plastics Demand Expands Rapidly, Sustainability Is Key To Future Of Plastics Industry, IHS Markit Says
    5/18/2018

    Global demand for polyethylene, the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999,* according to IHS Markit, a global business information provider