Industry News

  1. Polycarbonate Sheet From Covestro LLC Protects And Preserves Berlin Wall Relic

    Nearly 30 years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall put an end to the political divide in Germany. A piece of this iconic structure, which once drew people apart, is now bringing them together at the German Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., both of which are home to a Berlin Wall installation

  2. Kraton Increases Capacity For SYLVATRAXX™ Tread Enhancement Additives

    Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces it intends to increase operational capacity of SYLVATRAXX tread enhancement additives (TEA) to meet the growing demand in the tire industry

  3. Hexion Announces First Mobile Permian Basin Resin Coating Plant

    The Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) of Hexion Inc. (Hexion) recently announced its new Voyager mobile resin coating service. Initially located in the Permian Basin, the innovative Voyager service is the first mobile manufacturing solution that provides in-basin resin coated proppant manufacturing for application in the oil and gas industry

  4. PolyOne To Begin Thermoplastic Elastomer Production In India

    PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) today announced it expects to begin production of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) this summer at its existing facility in Pune, India. PolyOne currently produces color and additive concentrates and engineered polymer solutions at the Pune facility

  5. Anellotech And Suntory Honored As Recipients of “Top 10 Innovations” Award By Innovation for Cool Earth Forum

    Anellotech, a sustainable technology company pioneering the production of cost-competitive renewable chemicals and fuels from non-food biomass, recently announced that its alliance with Japan-based Suntory, one of the world’s leading consumer beverage companies, was honored as a recipient of the “Top 10 Innovations” award at the 2017 Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) in Japan 

  6. AstroTurf Introduces BIONIC, The New WonderFiber

    Over the decades, AstroTurf has prided itself on being the leaders of innovation in the synthetic turf industry, and in 2018 AstroTurf has done it again with the BIONIC Fiber, a new breakthrough in fiber technology

  7. Tangible Science Expands Into Disposable Contact Lenses Incorporating Polymer Technology Behind Tangible Hydra-PEG

    Tangible Science, LLC, an innovator creating a dramatically better contact lens experience for patients and eye care practices, recently announced it has expanded its product family to include disposable contact lenses

  8. Organik Kimya Is Investing In A Second Spray Dryer To Double Its Redispersible Powder Polymers Production Capacity

    Organik Kimya, a worldwide solution provider in a variety of markets and applications in the construction chemicals industry is responding to the increased market demand by expansion of the capacity of its redispersible powder polymers production

  9. FLEXcon Develops Breakthrough UV Inkjet Topcoat Technology To Further Digital Printing Innovation

    FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the introduction of FLEXcon DPM UVIJ white polyester, white polypropylene (non-vinyl alternative), and white vinyl products for narrow-format UV inkjet printing of durable goods labels

  10. Westlake Chemical Strengthens Position In Chlor-Vinyl Market As Prices Set To Rise, IHS Markit Says

    Houston-based Westlake Chemical, a leading producer of polyolefins in North America and a global leader in the chlor-vinyl chemicals segment, is positioning itself to capture synergies and strengthen its market position as the chlor-vinyl market strengthens, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Net Sales and Gross Profit Margin -- Westlake Chemical