Industry News

  1. Parx Plastics Finalises Structuring For Silicone Market
    6/11/2019

    Parx Plastics NV has finalized the structuring of a separate entity to market antimicrobial technologies for silicone materials

  2. 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

  3. BP Polymers, LLC And Versarien® Plc Announce Collaborative Agreement For The Development Of Kortrax® Barrier Resin (BR) With Graphene
    5/29/2019

    Versarien plc, the advanced materials engineering group, is pleased to provide an update to the Company’s ‘USA Update’ announcement of 9 May 2019 where it was stated that the Company had entered into an agreement with a US manufacturer of specialty plastic packaging and transportation vessels for volatile chemicals to explore the use of Versarien's graphene to enhance these products

  4. Brightmark Energy Breaks Ground On Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-To-Fuel Facility In Indiana
    5/22/2019

    Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, recently broke ground on the nation’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant in Ashley, Indiana

  5. Lightning Labels Expands New Eco-Friendly Product Suite Introducing CleanFlake Labels
    5/14/2019

    Food and beverage makers that want to score points with environmentally conscious customers now have eco-friendly labeling that makes recycling easier than ever. Lightning Labels introduces CleanFlake Labels by Avery Dennison, a new earth-friendly label technology that cuts waste and improves PET recycling

  6. LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4800 High Temperature, Low CTE Tooling Foam To Be Highlighted By General Plastics Manufacturing Co. At SAMPE 2019 Conference And Exhibition
    5/14/2019

    General Plastics Manufacturing Co. will be exhibiting at the upcoming SAMPE 2019 Conference and Exhibition, on May 20-23, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. Show attendees can drop by Booth T30 where the company will showcase its newest product, the LAST-A-FOAM® FR-4800 tooling board, various rigid foam core materials such as its FST/OSU-compliant FR-3800 foam core, and custom-molded parts capabilities

  7. Polyplastics' New DURACON®POM Grade Combines Durability And Sliding Performance
    5/9/2019

    Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering plastics, announced the launch of a new polyoxymethylene (POM) grade, DURACON (R) POM WW-09, which combines high strength with good creep and sliding properties

  8. Sidhu Laboratories Develops 100% Solid State, High-Performance Polymer Electrolytes For Next-Generation Advanced Batteries
    4/25/2019

    Sidhu Laboratories, a new start-up technology company focused on developing advanced energy storage systems, introduces a class of 100% solid-state, high-performance polymer electrolytic membranes called SiLyte™ that offer numerous advantages over standard liquid electrolytes used in traditional batteries

  9. Eastman Offers Second Innovative Recycling Solution To Global Plastic Waste Problem
    4/3/2019

    Eastman announced recently a breakthrough innovation to address the world's plastic waste problem

  10. Formosa Plastics And Entec Polymers Have Forged A Partnership That Will Provide Design And Technical Solutions To The Automotive Industry
    3/25/2019

    Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. ("Formosa") and Entec Polymers ("Entec") are announcing their partnership to supply the automotive market with Formosa's lineup of highly specified Formolene® polyolefin resins. Entec's team of automotive industry sellers, automotive business development managers and technical service group will partner with Formosa to provide a unique resource to both OEMs and converters