Industry News

  1. Green Catalysts With Earth-Abundant Metals Accelerate Production Of Bio-Based Plastic
    1/7/2019

    Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, which is crucial for generating new raw materials that replace the classic non-renewable ones used for making many plastics

  2. Conventus Polymers Introduces ‘AIMS’- A New Product Development Service For Firearms Product Developers
    1/7/2019

    Conventus Polymers, a leading supplier of specialty polymers for firearms applications, will be highlighting several products and introducing a new service for firearms product developers called AIMS (Assistance for Injection Molding Success) at the NSSF 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 22-25, 2019

  3. DuPont Teijin Films Introduces rPET Range Of Heat Sealable Polyester Films
    1/4/2019

    DuPont Teijin Films today announced the launch of its new Mylar® Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50 percent post-consumer recycled rPET content

  4. McDermott Awarded Two Polypropylene Technology Contracts In India
    12/18/2018

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced that it has been awarded two sizeable* technology contracts by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) for the license and basic engineering design of a 200 KTA polypropylene plant in Barauni, India, as well as a 420 KTA polypropylene plant in Gujarat, India. Indian Oil Corporation is the leading refiner and a major petrochemical player in India

  5. Perma-Liner Introduces Eco-Friendly Resin
    12/11/2018

    Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. ("Perma-Liner"), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new eco-friendly resin called Perma-Liner Vinyl Hybrid Resin

  6. Chase Plastics And Interfacial Partner To Bring Unique Resin Solutions
    12/7/2018

    Underscoring their commitment to bringing customers exceptional value and providing outrageous service, Chase Plastics announced today the formation of a new supplier partnership with Wisconsin-based Interfacial

  7. Reynolds Polymer Technology Serves As Sole Acrylic Provider For Largest Dark Matter Experiment In US
    12/4/2018

    Reynolds Polymer Technology, the world's leader in fully integrated, highly engineered acrylic solutions, has been tasked with being the sole acrylic provider for the largest Dark Matter experiment in the U.S. called LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ)

  8. Victrex Launches New Cryogenics Polymer For Energy Industry
    11/27/2018

    Victrex has designed a new high-performance PEEK polymer to offer the cryogenics industry a sealing solution with a broader range of usage temperature compared to existing polymers such as PCTFE

  9. PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Suite Of Biodegradable Technologies; Introduces PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, The First Fabric Made From 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Synthetic Fiber
    11/13/2018

    PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, today expanded its suite of biodegradable* technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric joins the recently launched PrimaLoft® Bio™ Insulation, also the first technology of its kind. PrimaLoft is targeting fall 2020 for consumer availability of both iterations of its biodegradable products

  10. Now Plastics Introduces 60 To 90% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) PET Films
    11/8/2018

    Now Plastics, one of the largest suppliers of films and aluminum foil, is now offering post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET films made from 60 to 90% PCR PET resin, it was announced today