Industry News

  1. PPG Introduces PPG SIGMAFAST 278 Epoxy Primer To U.S. Market
    2/12/2019

    PPG recently announced the introduction of PPG SIGMAFAST 278 epoxy primer to the U.S. market, giving fabricators much-needed flexibility when recoating steel components due to a longer re-coating window and reduced emissions

  2. HTI Plastics Receives Krauss Maffei Machine For Beta Testing
    2/6/2019

    HTI Plastics recently received a new Krauss Maffei Injection molding machine for beta testing. The PX All-Electric arrived on our floor in late January. This is the second time HTI has been selected to host a Krauss machine for testing, with the option to purchase

  3. Bay Materials Announces Commercial Release Of New 1mm Zendura® Orthodontic Material
    2/5/2019

    Bay Materials LLC, the industry leader in high performance thermoformable materials for orthodontic clear aligner therapy, today announced the commercial release of a 1mm (0.040") thick version of its highly regarded Zendura plastic sheet material

  4. IAC Completes First In-Basin Resin Coating Facility
    1/31/2019

    Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has completed the first inbasin Resin Coating Facility in Monahans, TX. This Resin Coating Facility allows for enhanced oil recovery while significantly reducing the historically high costs of transportation

  5. Teijin To Supply Tenax Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Intermediate Material For Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    1/30/2019

    Teijin Limited announced today that its Tenax carbon fiber and carbon fiber thermoplastic unidirectional pre-impregnated tape (Tenax TPUD) were qualified by Boeing and registered in its qualified products list

  6. Preferred Sands Announces Commercial Opening Of In-Basin Coating Facility In Monahans
    1/8/2019

    Preferred Proppants, LLC (“Preferred Sands” or “Preferred”) announced recently that it has commenced commercial operations at its resin coating facility in Monahans, Texas. True to its reputation as an innovative and forward-thinking industry leader, Preferred is the first company to open an in-basin resin coating facility to serve the Permian Basin

  7. Green Catalysts With Earth-Abundant Metals Accelerate Production Of Bio-Based Plastic
    1/7/2019

    Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, which is crucial for generating new raw materials that replace the classic non-renewable ones used for making many plastics

  8. Conventus Polymers Introduces ‘AIMS’- A New Product Development Service For Firearms Product Developers
    1/7/2019

    Conventus Polymers, a leading supplier of specialty polymers for firearms applications, will be highlighting several products and introducing a new service for firearms product developers called AIMS (Assistance for Injection Molding Success) at the NSSF 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 22-25, 2019

  9. DuPont Teijin Films Introduces rPET Range Of Heat Sealable Polyester Films
    1/4/2019

    DuPont Teijin Films today announced the launch of its new Mylar® Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50 percent post-consumer recycled rPET content

  10. Celanese Completes Acquisition Of Next Polymers
    1/2/2019

    Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Next Polymers Ltd., one of India’s largest engineering thermoplastics (ETP) compounders