Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Quadrant Plastics And MediTECH Present Material Technologies Key To Improved Performance And Reduced Production Costs In Medical Device Market At OMTEC 2016

    Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (EPP), the leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials, visits the 12th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC) this June to showcase their innovative medical grade biocompatible engineering plastics

  4. Glaro Inc. Introduces Easier-To-Clean, Seamless Receptacle Liners Molded With Recycled Plastic

    Manufacturer Glaro Inc. announces an important product upgrade to its well-known receptacles. Most waste and recycling receptacles (not including the Value lines) now come standard with removable heavy-duty molded rigid plastic inner liners

  5. Fenner Drives’ New Eagle SureConnect Connector/Polyurethane Belting System: Eliminates Welding, Drastically Cuts Downtime And Labor Costs

    Eagle SureConnect, an important innovation from Fenner Drives, radically reduces the complexity of installing polyurethane belting – slashing downtime and associated labor costs

  6. Tosoh Bioscience LLC And The University Of Akron Debut The Tosoh Polymer Chromatography Laboratory At The Goodyear Polymer Center, Akron, OH

    Tosoh Bioscience and the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron, one of the world’s top-ranked polymer sciences programs, will celebrate the opening of a new laboratory for the analysis of polymers and composite materials this Wednesday, May 11

  7. LunchSkins: Changing The Future Of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    LunchSkins is changing the future of ocean plastic pollution by launching a new line of reusable bags to replace billions of single-use, throw away plastic baggies

  8. Mallard Creek Polymers Announces New All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions And Styrene-Butadiene Latex For Coatings

    Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) continues to develop All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions to meet customer demands for many novel and conventional application fields

  9. NEI Corporation Extends Its Capabilities To Develop PEMs For Fuel Cells

    NEI Corporation has announced that they have started developing polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) for fuel cells that avoid the use of perfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA) ionomers. PFSA materials, used in state- of-the-art PEM fuel cells, suffer from low proton conductivity at high operating temperatures, water management issues and carbon monoxide poisoning of the catalyst

  10. BASF And Avantium Intend To Establish Joint Venture

    BASF and Avantium today announced that they have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), as well as marketing of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), based on this new chemical building block.