Industry News

  1. Westlake Chemical Joins Global Alliance To End Plastic Waste
    3/22/2019

    Westlake Chemical Corporation, recently announced the company has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), an organization launched in January 2019 to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean

  2. Plastics Manufacturer In Vietnam Taps Honeywell Technology To Produce Propylene
    3/12/2019

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Phu My Plastics Production JSC will use Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ technology to produce polymer-grade propylene at its facility in Vietnam

  3. Collaboration Of Agilyx And Styrenics Circular Solutions Achieves Promising Results In Polystyrene Recycling
    3/6/2019

    Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to accelerate circularity for styrenic polymers and Agilyx, a leading developer of chemical recycling technologies for plastics, have achieved promising results from the depolymerisation of various post-consumer polystyrene waste samples

  4. Mitsui Chemicals To Establish New Production Facility In China For Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene
    3/4/2019

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. has decided to set up a new production facility for long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (LGFPP) at Chinese manufacturing subsidiary Mitsui Advanced Composites (Zhongshan) Co, Ltd

  5. Ascend Performance Materials Extends Force Majeure On HMD, Polymers
    2/27/2019

    Ascend Performance Materials recntly announced it has extended force majeure on hexamethylene diamine (HMD) and all polymers, compounds and fibers 

  6. PPG Introduces PPG SIGMAFAST 278 Epoxy Primer To U.S. Market
    2/12/2019

    PPG recently announced the introduction of PPG SIGMAFAST 278 epoxy primer to the U.S. market, giving fabricators much-needed flexibility when recoating steel components due to a longer re-coating window and reduced emissions

  7. HTI Plastics Receives Krauss Maffei Machine For Beta Testing
    2/6/2019

    HTI Plastics recently received a new Krauss Maffei Injection molding machine for beta testing. The PX All-Electric arrived on our floor in late January. This is the second time HTI has been selected to host a Krauss machine for testing, with the option to purchase

  8. Bay Materials Announces Commercial Release Of New 1mm Zendura® Orthodontic Material
    2/5/2019

    Bay Materials LLC, the industry leader in high performance thermoformable materials for orthodontic clear aligner therapy, today announced the commercial release of a 1mm (0.040") thick version of its highly regarded Zendura plastic sheet material

  9. IAC Completes First In-Basin Resin Coating Facility
    1/31/2019

    Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has completed the first inbasin Resin Coating Facility in Monahans, TX. This Resin Coating Facility allows for enhanced oil recovery while significantly reducing the historically high costs of transportation

  10. Teijin To Supply Tenax Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Intermediate Material For Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    1/30/2019

    Teijin Limited announced today that its Tenax carbon fiber and carbon fiber thermoplastic unidirectional pre-impregnated tape (Tenax TPUD) were qualified by Boeing and registered in its qualified products list