Industry News

  1. Braskem Selects Linde AG As EPC Contractor For New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line In La Porte, Texas
    7/11/2017

    Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas, today announced that The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company, has been selected as the lead engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to build Braskem's new world-scale North American polypropylene (PP) production line

  2. Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroSurface Underlayment Line
    6/28/2017

    Florock® Polymer Flooring, Chicago-based manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional concrete floor coating systems, has launched its newest family of products, the FloroSurface line of underlayments, offering economical smoothening of uneven, deteriorated concrete substrates, as is required prior to installation of many general service floor coverings

  3. Sika Roofing Releases Industry’s First PVC Peel And Stick Membrane
    6/27/2017

    Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is proud to unveil its new Sarnafil G 410 Self-Adhered Membrane – the industry’s first PVC peel and stick roofing membrane

  4. Primex Color Releases FDA-Compliant Thermoplastic Elastomers
    6/21/2017

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has released a line of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -compliant thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for use in food contact, medical, health and beauty applications

  5. Vertera Spine Receives New CMS ICD-10 Code For Radiolucent Porous Interbody Fusion Devices
    6/13/2017

    Vertera Spine, a developer of medical devices using advanced biomaterial technologies, today announced the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new ICD-10 code for a radiolucent porous interbody fusion device

  6. WeePallet Begins To Supply Injection Molded Custom Plastic Pallets
    6/8/2017

    WeePallet, a global leader in manufacturing and supplying plastic pallets today begun supplying custom injection molded plastic pallets. This comes at a time when the demand for plastic pallets as increased due to the strict regulations on wood pallets

  7. Metal To Plastic Thermoforming Comparison And Conversion Guide Now Available From Productive Plastics
    5/11/2017

    Productive Plastics, a leading heavy gauge plastic thermoforming contract manufacturer, announces the release of its new Fiberglass to Plastic Thermoforming Comparison and Conversion Guide

  8. Remco Corporation, Color-Coded Tool Provider, Adds Four New Positions
    5/11/2017

    Remco Products Corporation, which has been operating out of Zionsville for over 30 years, has recently undergone significant growth. The plastics company makes color-coded hygienic material handling tools and is the exclusive US partner of Vikan, a hygienic brushware company out of Denmark

  9. BASF's Heat Resistant Plastic Debuts On The Alfa Romeo Giulia's 2.0L Turbocharger System
    5/9/2017

    By 2020, predictions indicate that 70 percent of light vehicles worldwide will use turbocharged engine technology1. As a result, BASF is introducing the use of its Ultramid Endure polyamide with high heat aging resistance up to 220° C in these engines

  10. The First Tire Pyrolysis Plant In The World To Receive Cradle-To-Cradle Certification
    4/18/2017

    Klean Industries Inc. ("Klean") a leading provider of gasification and pyrolysis waste conversion technologies is proud and pleased to announce that one of its flagship facilities has now been awarded the prestigious Cradle to Cradle Certification among many other international accreditations and certifications which further enhance and reinforce our market position as the global leader in environmentally superior, commercial scale, resource recovery technologies