Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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