Industry News

  1. Ossid Showcases New One-Stop Shop Packaging Solutions For Protein And Produce At Pack Expo
    9/5/2017

    Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, features the new OTS family of tray lidding solutions as well as the 500Si, high-speed stretch overwrapper at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, September 25-27

  2. B&D Plastics Fabricates Chemical-Resistant Vessel With Vycom’s Corrtec Corzan Used In Dual-Laminate Technology
    8/30/2017

    B&D Plastics LLC, a leader in the design of fiberglass process equipment based in Ocean Spring, MS, recently fabricated a vessel needed for scrubbing and treating waste gas streams and coal degasification with Vycom’s Corrtec Corzan chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) material

  3. Invibio: Implantable PEEK Polymers Pioneering Further Progress
    8/25/2017

    A wave of recent research projects presented at the latest International PEEK Meeting* in Washington, D.C., has highlighted the increasing adoption of PEEK implants in clinical practice as well as the material´s established position due to possible patient benefits

  4. PENETRON Helps Dow Convert Propane Into Plastic
    8/14/2017

    The August 2017 opening of the expanded Oyster Creek propylene production facility in Freeport on the Gulf Coast of Texas is part of Dow Chemical’s multi-billion dollar investment to take advantage of low market prices for shale gas

  5. TydenBrooks Expands American Manufacturing
    8/7/2017

    Continuing its legacy of innovation, quality, and manufacturing TydenBrooks announced today the expansion of its plastic indicative security seal production. According to Dan Tascarella, Plant Manager of TydenBrooks’ Tallapoosa, GA facility, “Our continued investments in American based manufacturing has allowed us to add state of the art machines to improve our production processes and lead times

  6. Automotive Plant Closure Creates Major Opportunity For Plastics Manufacturers
    7/27/2017

    The downturn in the U.S. automotive industry is creating opportunities for other businesses. In a recent deal structured by PPL Group and Meadoworks, the companies will be auctioning a wide array of plastic injection molding equipment from a former tier one automotive supplier on July 13, 2017

  7. PepsiCo Joins The Recycling Partnership
    7/27/2017

    National nonprofit The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce its newest funding partner, the global food and beverage leader, PepsiCo. The organizations have agreed to collaborate on an ambitious cross-sector approach to increasing recycling rates across America

  8. U.S. Chemical Production Industry Is Projected To Grow
    7/25/2017

    According to a report by the American Chemistry Council's (ACC), U.S. chemical production is expected to realize overall growth of 3.6 percent this year and 4.8 percent by 2018, while the previous year in 2016, U.S. chemical production grew only by 1.6 percent

  9. Federal-Mogul Powertrain Debuts IROX® 2 Polymer Bearings
    7/18/2017

    Federal-Mogul Powertrain is extending its crankshaft bearing portfolio with a new high performance polymeric coating, IROX® 2, that will debut at the 2017 IAA show in Frankfurt, Germany

  10. Braskem Selects Linde AG As EPC Contractor For New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line In La Porte, Texas
    7/11/2017

    Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas, today announced that The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company, has been selected as the lead engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to build Braskem's new world-scale North American polypropylene (PP) production line