Industry News

  1. Federal-Mogul Powertrain Debuts IROX® 2 Polymer Bearings
    7/18/2017

    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

  2. Dow Launches Grant Program To Increase Plastics Recycling
    7/11/2017

    The Dow Chemical Company announced recently it has teamed up with national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty EnergyBag programs in their communities

  3. Trinseo Offers Polymers, Specialty Engineered Solutions For Drug Delivery Devices
    7/11/2017

    Trinseo, the global materials solution provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced recently that its Consumer Essential Markets (CEM) business unit will now support medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers of Drug Delivery Devices with specialty engineered polymer solutions

  4. Braskem Selects Linde AG As EPC Contractor For New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line In La Porte, Texas
    7/11/2017

    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

  5. Applied DNA Signs GHCL As CertainT Licensee Using Recycled PET And PET For Bedding
    7/11/2017

    Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., has signed a multi-year license agreement with GHCL Limited, a global manufacturer of home textiles, to provide CertainT platform services in connection with source-verified, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and recycled PET (post consumer) in select home textile products

  6. Trinseo Resins Now Offered As Filament For 3D Printing
    7/3/2017

    Trinseo, the global materials solution provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced recently that its Consumer Essential Markets (CEM) business unit has partnered with Advanc3D Materials, a materials supplier for additive manufacturing, to produce filament made of Trinseo resins

  7. Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroSurface Underlayment Line
    6/28/2017

    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

  8. Sika Roofing Releases Industry’s First PVC Peel And Stick Membrane
    6/27/2017

    Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is proud to unveil its new Sarnafil G 410 Self-Adhered Membrane – the industry’s first PVC peel and stick roofing membrane

  9. Toyoda Gosei Enhances Production Capacity For Plastic Fuel Filler Pipes
    6/26/2017

    Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will enhance production capacity for plastic fuel filler pipes in Japan and the USA to meet growing demand for lightweight parts that contribute to better environmental performance of automobiles

  10. Primex Color Releases FDA-Compliant Thermoplastic Elastomers
    6/21/2017

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has released a line of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -compliant thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for use in food contact, medical, health and beauty applications