Industry News

  1. New Versatex Distribution Pacts Will Mean Easier Access To High-End PVC Architectural Trim Products For Builders From North Texas To Canada

    According to Versatex sales and marketing VP Rick Kapres, dealers, lumber yards and home improvement centers now will be able to order his company’s cellular-PVC trim and moldings through the Dallas division of Snavely Forest Products, and the CanWel Building Products Group, Ltd., of Canada

  2. Framework Capital Completes Purchase Of APS Plastics

    Framework Capital announced today that it has completed the acquisition of APS Plastics. Established in 2006, APS Plastics is a full service plastic component manufacturer serving the Oil & Gas, Aerospace & Transportation, Food Processing, PetroChem & Power, and Electronics industries

  3. Universal Plastic Introduces Gusseted Poly Bags In Its Portfolio

    In their endeavour to keep offering customers something new and smart that helps makes packaging even more efficient, Universal Plastic have added Gusseted Poly Bags onto their extensive portfolio of plastic bags. Gusset bags are quite popularly used for packaging food as well as hardware items, gardening/soil, crafts and lot more.

  4. MBLM Partners With Borouge To Create A Transformative Brand Experience For Its Innovation Centre

    MBLM, the Brand Intimacy Agency, announced the completion of a year-long project that has transformed Borouge's state-of-the-art plastics Innovation Centre into a comprehensive and engaging interactive experience. As a leading provider of innovative, value-added plastic solutions, Borouge was looking for engaging ways to showcase the ingenuity, science and benefits of its plastics to aspiring UAE engineers and its customers from around the world at its advanced research and testing facility located in Abu Dhabi

  5. Henkel Corporation, North America, Acquires Magna-Tech Manufacturing

    Henkel Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA of Germany, today announced the acquisition of Magna-Tech Manufacturing, headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. Magna-Tech Manufacturing is the North American market leader in vacuum impregnation services, with a focus on process center capabilities.

  6. China XD Plastics Announces Strategic Cooperation Agreement In Additive Manufacturing With The Institute Of Chemistry, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

    China XD Plastics Company Limited (NASDAQ: CXDC, "China XD Plastics" or the "Company"), one of China's leading specialty chemical companies engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of polymer composite materials primarily for automotive applications, today announced that its subsidiary, Heilongjiang Xinda Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. ("Xinda Group"), entered into a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement with the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences ("ICCAS") for the research and development of high-end polymer materials

  7. New DuPont™ Zytel® HTN Grade Helps Make Precise USB Type-C 3.1 Connectors

    DuPont™ Zytel® HTN high-performance polyamide resin has been selected for use in reversible-plug USB Type-C connectors, which are forecast to replace Type-A and Type-B connectors and rule as the universal port for all devices, including desktops, laptops and mobile phones

  8. ULTEM 1010 Resin Available On Fortus 3D Production Systems

    Stratasys Asia Pacific, subsidiary of Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has made available ULTEM TM 1010 resin for the Fortus 400mc and 450mc 3D Production Systems, which has been previously available for the Fortus 900mc 3D Production System.

  9. First Carbon Fiber Resin 3D Printer, The iBox Macro Launches On Kickstarter

    Palm Bay, Florida; iBox Printers announces the launch of the iBox Macro on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. The Macro is the worlds first 3D Printer to utilize Carbon Fiber Resin. Consumers will benefit from its high resolution, small footprint, and extremely strong Carbon Fiber Resin while creating assemblies, models, tools, and structural components; starting at $499

  10. N.E.W. Plastics Receives Rigorous SQF Level 2 Certification For Rigid Plastic Containers

    N.E.W. Plastics Corp., a rigid plastics manufacturer headquartered in Luxemburg, Wis., is now Level 2 certified to produce rigid plastic containers receiving the highest rating of “Excellent” from the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute. The 200-employee national company is one of the few rigid plastic manufacturers in the Midwest with the certification