Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Bay Materials Announces Commercial Release Of New 1mm Zendura® Orthodontic Material
    2/5/2019

    Bay Materials LLC, the industry leader in high performance thermoformable materials for orthodontic clear aligner therapy, today announced the commercial release of a 1mm (0.040") thick version of its highly regarded Zendura plastic sheet material

  7. IAC Completes First In-Basin Resin Coating Facility
    1/31/2019

    Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has completed the first inbasin Resin Coating Facility in Monahans, TX. This Resin Coating Facility allows for enhanced oil recovery while significantly reducing the historically high costs of transportation

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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