Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Plastics Manufacturer In Vietnam Taps Honeywell Technology To Produce Propylene
    3/12/2019

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Phu My Plastics Production JSC will use Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ technology to produce polymer-grade propylene at its facility in Vietnam

  9. Collaboration Of Agilyx And Styrenics Circular Solutions Achieves Promising Results In Polystyrene Recycling
    3/6/2019

    Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to accelerate circularity for styrenic polymers and Agilyx, a leading developer of chemical recycling technologies for plastics, have achieved promising results from the depolymerisation of various post-consumer polystyrene waste samples

  10. HTI Plastics Receives Krauss Maffei Machine For Beta Testing
    2/6/2019

    HTI Plastics recently received a new Krauss Maffei Injection molding machine for beta testing. The PX All-Electric arrived on our floor in late January. This is the second time HTI has been selected to host a Krauss machine for testing, with the option to purchase