Industry News

  1. Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese PET Packaging Majors To Attend 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling Summit
    4/16/2018

    At this year's 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling summit, Suntory, Japan's brand owner that has increased its investment in bio-based plastics, shares on how it is enhancing its brand and introducing new products in PET and biobased packaging

  2. A&C Plastics Anticipates MMA & PMMA Production Increases With New Mitsubishi Chemical Plants
    4/12/2018

    The acrylic sheet market has seen record volatility for nearly 18 months. Increased global demand (particularly in Asia), along with supply shortages, has caused acrylic sheet prices to steadily increase since October 2016

  3. Keene Village Plastics Announces New Product Innovation For 3D Printing Filaments
    4/11/2018

    Keene Village Plastics’ announces the launch of a new product innovation for 3D printing filaments The Filament Koil™

  4. New Thermoplastic Elastomers Available For Special Applications
    4/11/2018

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has expanded its line of Faraprene thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs)

  5. Air Liquide Signs A New Long-Term Contract In The United States With LyondellBasell
    4/10/2018

    Air Liquide recently signed a new long-term agreement with LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, to supply oxygen to LyondellBasell’s new large-scale petrochemical plant which will be constructed in Channelview, Texas

  6. Stratasys Adds PEKK-Based, High-Performance Thermoplastic: Antero 800NA, For FDM Process
    4/10/2018

    Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, recently introduced for its FDM process, a new PEKK-based high-performance thermoplastic, called Antero 800NA

  7. BioLogiQ Launches Three New BioPolymers That Enhance Packaging And Product Sustainability
    4/3/2018

    BioLogiQ, Inc., a bioplastic resin manufacturing company specializing in environmentally friendly plastic products made from renewable resources, announced today that it is launching three new grades of its plant-based plastic, NuPlastiQ® BioPolymers

  8. Badger Licensing Awarded Contract To Provide Technology For New Ethylbenzene / Styrene Monomer Plant In China
    3/29/2018

    Badger Licensing LLC (Badger) recently announced that Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Chemical Co., Ltd. (Hengli) has selected Badger’s proprietary technologies for a 720 KTA grassroots ethylbenzene / styrene monomer (EB/SM) plant being built in Changxing Island Economic Zone, Dalian City, Liaoning Province, People’s Republic of China 

  9. Mitsui Chemicals To Launch MILASTOMER™ Production In North America
    3/27/2018

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (TOKYO:4183)(President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) has decided to set up a new production facility for MILASTOMER™ thermoplastic olefin elastomer at the Ohio-plant of its U.S. subsidiary Advanced Composites, Inc. (President: Keiji Shite). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180326006195/en/ New facility site at Advanced Composites, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire) Overview of New Production Facility 1. Product MILASTOMER™ 2. Location Advanced Composites, Inc., Ohio plant 3. Capacity 1

  10. LyondellBasell And SUEZ Begin Jointly Operating Plastics Recycling Venture
    3/14/2018

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and SUEZ, a global leader in smart, sustainable resource management, today announced the successful completion of a transaction making each company a 50 / 50 partner in Quality Circular Polymers (QCP), a premium plastics recycling company in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands