Industry News

  1. DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers Announces New Kalrez® Manufacturing Facility In Delaware
    5/9/2018

    DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced the purchase of a new facility in Newark, Delaware, to manufacture DuPont™ Kalrez®, a specialized engineered material used in a variety of sealing applications that require high-temperature performance and excellent chemical resistance

  2. Zeus Announces New Biopolymer Chemical Recycling Technology
    5/8/2018

    Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. (www.zeusinc.com), headquartered in Orangeburg, SC, USA, announces a new biopolymer recycling technology to support a circular economy

  3. Productive Plastics To Hold Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit On June 20, 2018 In Natick MA
    5/7/2018

    Productive Plastics, a leading heavy gauge plastic thermoforming contract manufacturer, will host the 2018 Plastic Thermoforming Product Development Summit – From Design to Finished Assembly in the Natick Boston-Metro West area on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

  4. X-Rite And Pantone Expand PantoneLIVE Offering For Plastic, Coatings And Textile Industries
    5/7/2018

    X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and Pantone LLC, announced today that their cloud-based digital color standard ecosystem, PantoneLIVE™, will include the official spectral data from the popular Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors System for cotton and nylon and the Pantone Matching System (PMS) for plastics and coatings. For the first time, color specifiers and manufacturers will have instant access to up-to-date spectral values for Pantone Colors for plastics, coatings and textiles, including the Pantone Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet

  5. Total And Polystyvert Join Forces On The Recycling Of Household Post-Consumer Polystyrene
    5/2/2018

    The Polymers Business unit of Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) and Polystyvert, a Montreal-based clean technology startup with an innovative method for polystyrene recycling, today announced the signing of an agreement to work together on the dissolution and purification of household post-consumer polystyrene

  6. Tekni-Plex Acquires Commodore Plastics/Commodore Technology; Expands Food Processor Tray Portfolio, Manufacturing Capability
    5/1/2018

    Tekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technology under a newly-formed subsidiary, Dolco LLC. Both businesses are based in Bloomfield, New York

  7. Taiwan Smart Machinery 4.0 Positions Country As World Leader In Plastics
    4/24/2018

    Taiwan is now one of the world's leading manufacturers of plastics products. Last year, the country generated more than $1.9 billion in revenue, positioning the country as the world's sixth largest exporter of the plastics and rubber processing

  8. Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese PET Packaging Majors To Attend 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling Summit
    4/16/2018

    At this year's 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling summit, Suntory, Japan's brand owner that has increased its investment in bio-based plastics, shares on how it is enhancing its brand and introducing new products in PET and biobased packaging

  9. A&C Plastics Anticipates MMA & PMMA Production Increases With New Mitsubishi Chemical Plants
    4/12/2018

    The acrylic sheet market has seen record volatility for nearly 18 months. Increased global demand (particularly in Asia), along with supply shortages, has caused acrylic sheet prices to steadily increase since October 2016

  10. Keene Village Plastics Announces New Product Innovation For 3D Printing Filaments
    4/11/2018

    Keene Village Plastics’ announces the launch of a new product innovation for 3D printing filaments The Filament Koil™