Industry News

  1. HEXPOL Acquires Kirkhill Rubber; Well-Known U.S. Rubber Compounder
    9/18/2018

    HEXPOL is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of Kirkhill Rubber from the founder Mr. Edward Reker, his family and co-owners

  2. Primex Color & Compounding Opens Customer Solutions Center
    9/13/2018

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has opened a customer solutions center at its Jasper, Tenn. facility

  3. Rain Carbon Unveils ‘NOVARES pure®’ Hydrogenated Resins
    9/12/2018

    Rain Carbon Inc., a leading global producer of carbon-based products, today unveiled its upcoming line of hydrogenated resins – "NOVARES pure®" – at the FEICA European Adhesive and Sealant Conference in Riga, Latvia. The new "water-white" resins will be available in the third quarter of 2019, following completion of the company's resin polymerization and hydrogenation facility in Castrop-Rauxel, Germany

  4. Danimer Scientific Creates First Fully Biodegradable Plastic Straw
    9/10/2018

    Danimer Scientific, a developer and manufacturer of biodegradable plastic products, today announced that it has created the first fully biodegradable plastic straw using its Nodax™polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) material

  5. PQ Corporation Enters Into Alliance To Expand Polyolefin Catalysts Production In Asia
    9/6/2018

    PQ Group Holdings Inc. (“PQ” or the “Company”), a leading, highly diversified global provider of specialty catalysts, materials, chemicals and services, recently announced that it has entered into an exclusive alliance with KD Corporation (“KD”) to produce polyolefin catalysts from KD’s facilities in the Republic of Korea

  6. Milacron’s DME Product Brand Signs Historic Strategic Partnership Agreement With Hawk Mold And Die Supply Inc.
    9/5/2018

    Milacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, is pleased to announce that its DME product brand, a leader in mold technologies, has signed a distribution agreement with Hawk Mold and Die Supply Inc. of Pipersville, Pennsylvania

  7. Avery® Products Introduces Its New Surface Safe™ ID Labels
    9/5/2018

    Avery Products Corporation, the world’s largest supplier of labels and short-run label printing and software solutions, introduces Surface Safe ID Labels. The industrial-strength printable labels are engineered to stick strong but remove cleanly, with no scraping, from metal, glass, plastic, fiberglass, polyethylene and polypropylene

  8. voxeljet AG Expands Its 3D Printing Materials Portfolio For Direct Parts From High Speed Sintering (HSS) With Polypropylene (PP) And Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
    9/4/2018

    voxeljet AG (the “Company”, or “voxeljet”), a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced the launch of a number of new speciality materials for its High Speed Sintering line of 3D printers

  9. Plastics Pipe Institute Issues Advisory For Substandard Plastic Pipe
    9/4/2018

    The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) today issued a warning about substandard plastic pipe. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe that does not comply with relevant product standards has been found in the oil and gas gathering operations of the Permian and Delaware basins in Texas and New Mexico, according to the association. These pipelines are not marked with relevant product standard requirements, and may not comply with those product standards. Pipe that is not properly

  10. Keene Village Plastics Announces Three New Flexible Filaments
    8/28/2018

    Keene Village Plastics is pleased to announce and introduce three new premium flexible filaments