Industry News

  1. Parx Plastics Patent Granted For Permanent Implant Application
    7/16/2019

    Parx Plastics NV announces that the Italian Ministry of Economic Development issued the patent for the invention to create antimicrobial and antibiofilm functionality on the surface of Vitamin E-blended Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) for orthopedic prosthetic devices

  2. X-Rite Helps Package Printers And Plastic Manufacturers Control Color On Cylindrical-Shaped Items
    7/9/2019

    X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, today announced a new fixture that helps manufacturers measure and control color on small plastic parts, cups, bottles, tubes, and other curved surfaces without damaging the sample

  3. AmSty Introduces Polystyrene Resin With Reduced Environmental Impact – PolyRenew 5001 HE
    7/2/2019

    AmSty, a major polystyrene producer, has developed a high-efficiency foam grade resin that allows foam density and part weight to be reduced by 10-15%

  4. Aldi Chooses Parx For Hygiene And Cross Contamination Prevention In Meat And Poultry Section
    7/1/2019

    PARX PLASTICS N.V.  ("Parx" or the "Company") is pleased to announce Aldi in USA has been implementing shelf liners produced with the aid of the Parx Plastics technologies.

  5. Sika Sarnafil Committed To Vinyl’s Sustainability Initiative
    6/27/2019

    Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is pleased to announce its dedication to further advancing the environmental benefits of Vinyl in the construction industry and beyond

  6. XG Sciences, Inc. Partners With Sinochem Plastics Co., Ltd. And Yuyao PGS New Material Technology Co., Ltd.
    6/26/2019

    XG Sciences, Inc. (“XGS”) a market leader in designing advanced materials using xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets, announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding to participate in developing advanced composites in China based on its xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets

  7. LyondellBasell And Neste Announce Commercial-Scale Production Of Bio-Based Plastic From Renewable Materials
    6/18/2019

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki), the world's largest producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, today jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale

  8. Key Investment Solutions Acquires Eco-Friendly Alternative To Chemical Paint Stripping, StripMasters, And Rebrands As BLASTICS
    6/12/2019

    Key Investment Solutions announced today that it has acquired StripMasters, a Georgetown, Ky.-based eco-friendly alternative to chemical paint stripping for an undisclosed amount, and will invest an additional $2M to rapidly expand capacity at its Georgetown facility in 2019. As part of the acquisition, StripMasters will be rebranded under the new company name BLASTICS to reflect its core business of recycled plastic media blasting. The operational leadership and management of BLASTICS, formerly StripMasters, will

  9. Amorepacific Signs MOU With TerraCycle To Recycle Empty Bottles
    6/12/2019

    Amorepacific and global environment company TerraCycle signed an MOU on June at Amorepacific Headquarters for systematical recycle of empty bottles

  10. Protolabs Introduces Precision Color Matching On Molded Parts
    6/11/2019

    Digital manufacturing leader, Protolabs has introduced an all-new color-matching system into its plastic injection molding service. PolyOne’s PINPOINT Express Color and Dosing System, featuring 3M precision dispensing and dosing technologies, allows Protolabs to develop custom colors on site, drastically reducing the time it takes to mold short-run plastic parts in precise colors