Industry News

  1. ExxonMobil Begins Production On Beaumont High-Performance Polyethylene Line
    7/24/2019

    ExxonMobil said recently it started production on a new high-performance polyethylene line at its Beaumont, Texas polyethylene plant

  2. Renco Gloves Announces Expansion Of Polymer Product Manufacturing
    7/22/2019

    Effective immediately, Renco Corporation of Manchester, Massachusetts, an industry leading producer and supplier of drybox gloves, drybox accessories, laboratory gloves, and contamination control products has announced expansion with its rubber and plastics fabrication facility in Colebrook, New Hampshire, which operates under the name American Performance Polymers, LLC

  3. Aditya Birla Chemicals Acquires Recyclable Thermoset Technology From Connora Technologies
    7/19/2019

    Aditya Birla Chemicals Thailand Limited today announced the acquisition of Recyclamine® Technology from Chemical Technology startup Connora Technologies

  4. Apex Plastics Adds New View Stripe Capability
    7/18/2019

    Apex Plastics is pleased to announce the addition of a view stripe capability to its bottle production. This new capability will allow the company to offer its customers an added feature that will make their products stand apart in the marketplace

  5. X-Rite Helps Package Printers And Plastic Manufacturers Control Color On Cylindrical-Shaped Items
    7/9/2019

    X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, today announced a new fixture that helps manufacturers measure and control color on small plastic parts, cups, bottles, tubes, and other curved surfaces without damaging the sample

  6. Sika Sarnafil Committed To Vinyl’s Sustainability Initiative
    6/27/2019

    Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is pleased to announce its dedication to further advancing the environmental benefits of Vinyl in the construction industry and beyond

  7. XG Sciences, Inc. Partners With Sinochem Plastics Co., Ltd. And Yuyao PGS New Material Technology Co., Ltd.
    6/26/2019

    XG Sciences, Inc. (“XGS”) a market leader in designing advanced materials using xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets, announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding to participate in developing advanced composites in China based on its xGnP® graphene nanoplatelets

  8. LyondellBasell And Neste Announce Commercial-Scale Production Of Bio-Based Plastic From Renewable Materials
    6/18/2019

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki), the world's largest producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, today jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale

  9. Amorepacific Signs MOU With TerraCycle To Recycle Empty Bottles
    6/12/2019

    Amorepacific and global environment company TerraCycle signed an MOU on June at Amorepacific Headquarters for systematical recycle of empty bottles

  10. Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Acquires Advanced Polymer Technologies
    6/3/2019

    Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, the leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials, announces the acquisition of Advanced Polymer Technologies (APT), June 3, 2019