Industry News

  1. Green Packaging Taking The Reins From Plastic, Says Infiniti Research

    The world is turning green: from environmentally-friendly energy sources, cosmetics, food products, and electronics, consumers are increasingly choosing to purchase products that are not negatively impactful on the environment and are manufactured and sourced in an ethical way

  2. BioSphere Plastic Announces Major Biodegradable Plastic Breakthroughs With Several Groundbreaking ASTM D5511 Test Results

    Recently, BioSphere Plastic, a leader in the development of technology for use within the specialized biodegradable plastic additive marketplace, has confirmed that multiple ASTM D5511 test results have been accomplished with products using its proprietary additive

  3. SOCAR GPC Selects UNIPOL PE Technology For Polymer Production At New Plant

    SOCAR GPC, a gas-processing project of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), has selected UNIPOL PE Technology licensed by Univation Technologies for use in its world-scale 600KTA polyethylene plant to be built in Garadagh, Azerbaijan

  4. Milacron’s DME Product Brand Announces Partnership With 3D Additive Leader Linear AMS To Provide Revolutionary Conformal Cooling Solutions Under Its New TruCool Product Line

    Milacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced that its DME product brand, a leader in mold components, molding supplies and industrial supplies, has partnered with Linear AMS (a Moog Company) to offer metal 3D printed Conformal Cooling products to help improve productivity in the molding industry

  5. Quadrant Introduces Stable Polypropylene Sheet That Lays Flat & Stays Flat After Machining

    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.

  6. IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project To Optimize Resins And Sizings For Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites

    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

  7. Axalta Coating Systems Protects Façade Of Turkmenistan’s New Airport

    Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has provided its Alesta SD or Super Durable line of powder coatings for the façade of Central Asia’s largest airport, the new Ashgabat International Airport

  8. Stratasys Expands Its 3D Printing Gamut With Two New Material Advances: FDM Carbon Fiber-Filled Nylon Capable Of Replacing Metal, And Extra-Flexible, Tear Resistant PolyJet Family

    Stratasys Ltd.: the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced recently two new advanced materials: FDMNylon 12CF - a carbon fiber-filled thermoplastic strong enough to replace metal components in a range of applications, and, for the PolyJet process, Agilus30 - a new line of high-durability flexible materials that can withstand repeated flexing without tearing or deforming

  9. Barnes Group Inc. To Acquire Gammaflux L.P.

    Barnes Group Inc., a global industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider, recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Gammaflux L.P., a leading supplier of hot runner temperature and sequential valve gate control systems to the plastics industry

  10. Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy

    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