Industry News

  1. General Plastics To Spotlight Lightweight Composite Core And Dielectric Materials At SAMPE, May 22-23
    5/15/2018

    General Plastics Manufacturing Company, an early and ongoing innovator within the composites industry, will be participating in the SAMPE Technical Conference and Exhibition May 22-23 in Long Beach, California

  2. DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers Announces New Kalrez® Manufacturing Facility In Delaware
    5/9/2018

    DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced the purchase of a new facility in Newark, Delaware, to manufacture DuPont™ Kalrez®, a specialized engineered material used in a variety of sealing applications that require high-temperature performance and excellent chemical resistance

  3. Zeus Announces New Biopolymer Chemical Recycling Technology
    5/8/2018

    Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. (www.zeusinc.com), headquartered in Orangeburg, SC, USA, announces a new biopolymer recycling technology to support a circular economy

  4. Productive Plastics To Hold Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit On June 20, 2018 In Natick MA
    5/7/2018

    Productive Plastics, a leading heavy gauge plastic thermoforming contract manufacturer, will host the 2018 Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit – From Design to Finished Assembly in the Natick Boston-Metro West area on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

  5. X-Rite And Pantone Expand PantoneLIVE Offering For Plastic, Coatings And Textile Industries
    5/7/2018

    X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and Pantone LLC, announced today that their cloud-based digital color standard ecosystem, PantoneLIVE™, will include the official spectral data from the popular Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors System for cotton and nylon and the Pantone Matching System (PMS) for plastics and coatings. For the first time, color specifiers and manufacturers will have instant access to up-to-date spectral values for Pantone Colors for plastics, coatings and textiles, including the Pantone Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet

  6. Total And Polystyvert Join Forces On The Recycling Of Household Post-Consumer Polystyrene
    5/2/2018

    The Polymers Business unit of Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) and Polystyvert, a Montreal-based clean technology startup with an innovative method for polystyrene recycling, today announced the signing of an agreement to work together on the dissolution and purification of household post-consumer polystyrene

  7. Tekni-Plex Acquires Commodore Plastics/Commodore Technology; Expands Food Processor Tray Portfolio, Manufacturing Capability
    5/1/2018

    Tekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technology under a newly-formed subsidiary, Dolco LLC. Both businesses are based in Bloomfield, New York

  8. Taiwan Smart Machinery 4.0 Positions Country As World Leader In Plastics
    4/24/2018

    Taiwan is now one of the world's leading manufacturers of plastics products. Last year, the country generated more than $1.9 billion in revenue, positioning the country as the world's sixth largest exporter of the plastics and rubber processing

  9. Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., Is First North American Blow Molder To Acquire Latest ISBM Technology From Japan’s Aoki Technical Laboratory, Inc.
    4/20/2018

    Meredith-Springfield became the first North American company to purchase the latest iteration of an injection stretch-blow molding machine (ISBM) from Japan’s Aoki Technical Laboratory, Inc., which will enable Meredith-Springfield to economically produce a new product line of premium PET drinkware 

  10. American Plastics Acquires Centrex Plastics & Creative Plastic Concepts
    4/18/2018

    American Plastics, LLC (“American Plastics”), a leading manufacturer, importer and distributor of consumer storage and commercial cleaning products, and a Highview Capital, LLC (“Highview”) and Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“Victory Park”) portfolio company, recently announced it has acquired Centrex Plastics, LLC (“Centrex”) and Creative Plastic Concepts (“Creative”)