Industry News

  1. ExxonMobil Doubles Manufacturing Capacity Of Specialty Elastomers At Newport, Wales Plant
    5/13/2019

    ExxonMobil said recently it has completed an expansion of its specialty elastomers manufacturing plant in Newport, Wales, which doubles the plant’s manufacturing capacity and increases global manufacturing capacity of Santoprene thermoplastic elastomers by 25 percent

  2. Polyplastics' New DURACON®POM Grade Combines Durability And Sliding Performance
    5/9/2019

    Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering plastics, announced the launch of a new polyoxymethylene (POM) grade, DURACON (R) POM WW-09, which combines high strength with good creep and sliding properties

  3. Mount Gay Demonstrates Commitment To Environment With 'More Taste, Less Waste' Campaign With Oceana
    5/1/2019

    Mount Gay, the makers of the world’s oldest rum, is supporting Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, with the launch of More Taste, Less Waste, a collaborative Mount Gay Rum x Oceana pledge campaign that promotes the reduction of single-use plastics as a means to advocate for the reduction of plastic use

  4. AmSty And Agilyx Launch Joint Venture, Regenyx LLC
    4/30/2019

    AmSty and Agilyx announce they have formed a joint venture, Regenyx LLC, dedicated to fully recycling post-consumer polystyrene materials back to new polystyrene products. Regenyx will utilize Agilyx’s chemical recycling process to convert used polystyrene products back to their original liquid form, styrene monomer

  5. Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo And Suntory Beverage & Food Europe Join Consortium Founded by Carbios And L’Oréal To Support The World’s First Enzymatic Technology For The Recycling Of Plastics
    4/29/2019

    Regulatory News: On behalf of the Consortium, Carbios, (Paris:ALCRB), a company pioneering new, bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, and L’Oréal, worldwide beauty leader, are pleased to announce a major partnership with Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe. Carbios has developed a unique and sustainable technology using highly specific enzymes that can recycle much broader PET plastics and polyester fibers feedstock than other recycling technologies. This

  6. Kazanorgsintez (KOS) Adds Metallocene Polyethylene Production To UNIPOL PE Reactor Line
    4/25/2019

    PJSC Kazanorgsintez (KOS) has successfully produced metallocene polyethylene resin on their existing UNIPOL PE Reactor Line located in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, in the Russian Federation 

  7. Sidhu Laboratories Develops 100% Solid State, High-Performance Polymer Electrolytes For Next-Generation Advanced Batteries
    4/25/2019

    Sidhu Laboratories, a new start-up technology company focused on developing advanced energy storage systems, introduces a class of 100% solid-state, high-performance polymer electrolytic membranes called SiLyte™ that offer numerous advantages over standard liquid electrolytes used in traditional batteries

  8. DURAMAX TRUSSCORE Brings Innovative Vinyl Wall Panels To The Masses
    4/11/2019

    Duramax Trusscore, the leading supplier in water resistant wall panels, is bringing vinyl panels, a superior solution to FRP, directly to buyers in the US. In the past, vinyl panels were only available wholesale to large facilities and industrial buyers, but now anyone in the United States can buy direct

  9. AmSty Uses Recycled Polystyrene Waste In Styrene Production - Big Step Toward PolyUsable Recycling
    4/10/2019

    In keeping with its plan to develop a long-term sustainable model for plastics recycling, AmSty, a leading U.S. based producer of polystyrene, is taking a big step

  10. Eastman Offers Second Innovative Recycling Solution To Global Plastic Waste Problem
    4/3/2019

    Eastman announced recently a breakthrough innovation to address the world's plastic waste problem