Industry News

  1. AGC AeroComposites Develops Innovative Thermoplastic Composite Welding Technique

    AGC AeroComposites, a global supplier of composite aerostructures, assemblies and components to the aerospace and defense industry, has successfully completed their “CoFusion” project with funding from the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP), in partnership with the UK National Composites Centre, TenCate Advanced Composites and Rolls Royce

  2. FORMcard Is An Incredible Plastic Card That Melts And Molds To Fix Anything

    FORMcard, the revolutionary pocket sized card of plastic that allows users to melt and mold to fix the world, is currently live on Indiegogo InDemand and is a breakout crowdfunding success story having already raised more than $200,000 USD

  3. Unique Fabricating, Inc. Awarded New Order For TwinShape® Foam Duct

    Unique Fabricating, Inc. ("Unique" or the "Company")(NYSE MKT: UFAB), which engineers and manufactures multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the automotive and industrial appliance market, today announced it has been awarded a new program order by a major German OEM for its TwinShape® foam duct to be installed in a popular mid-size SUV beginning in the first quarter of 2017

  4. LyondellBasell To Build High Density Polyethylene Plant On U.S. Gulf Coast

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has made the final investment decision to build a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

  5. World Rubber Processing Chemicals Demand To Reach 1.5 Million Metric Tons

    Global demand for rubber processing chemicals is forecast to increase 4.4 percent per year through 2020 to 1.5 million metric tons.  Growth will be driven by rising rubber consumption and the increasing rubber processing chemical loadings necessary to manufacture premium tires, high performance automotive and industrial goods, and a range of other products where expectations of quality and long service lives are increasing over time

  6. Impossible Objects Introduces 3D Printed PEEK Polymer Carbon Fiber Composite Parts

    Impossible Objects has added PEEK (polyetheretherketone), one of the highest performance thermoplastics available, to its 3D printing offering marking the first time that geometrically complex, strong and light carbon fiber composites using PEEK can be 3D printed

  7. TenasiTech Releases Nylon Anti-Scratch Additive, SOLID-TT™

    TenasiTech is pleased to announce the launch of nylon additive, SOLID-TT™, for greatly improved resistance to scratch and mar damage. Injection molders and sheet extruders seek more resilient surfaces to extend the life of their products, and maintain aesthetics for their customers

  8. Bostik Opens New Manufacturing Plant In Sweden

    Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, has developed its cementitious product manufacturing capacities, based on its world-class Polymer Modified Binder (PMB) technology, with the opening of a new plant in Helsingborg, Sweden

  9. PlastiComp Christens New R&D Laboratory To Continue Advancement Of Long Fiber Thermoplastic Technology

    PlastiComp, Inc., a global leader in long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) materials and technologies, announced that it has recently completed a capital improvement project at its Winona, Minn., facility which moved its research and development functions into a dedicated laboratory space

  10. PartWorks Helps Inventors Realize Their Dreams By Designing, Prototyping And Manufacturing Their Products

    PartWorks, a rapid digital manufacturer of low volume metal, plastic and wood parts, is helping inventors design, prototype and manufacture their products, successfully bringing their ideas to life