Industry News

  1. LyondellBasell And SUEZ Begin Jointly Operating Plastics Recycling Venture
    3/14/2018

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and SUEZ, a global leader in smart, sustainable resource management, today announced the successful completion of a transaction making each company a 50 / 50 partner in Quality Circular Polymers (QCP), a premium plastics recycling company in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands

  2. Applied Plastics’ New PTFE Natural® Grey Forming Mandrels Are Up To 10X More Durable Than Green PTFE
    3/7/2018

    Applied Plastics Co., Inc. has introduced a line of Teflon® coated forming mandrels for thin-wall catheter fuse welding and tipping operations that are up to 10X more durable than standard green PTFE

  3. CKS Packaging Establishes Relationship With Barrier Plastics And BP Polymers To Offer Baritainer® Technology In Rigid Packaging Markets
    3/5/2018

    CKS Packaging, in partnership with Barrier Plastics (BPI) and BP Polymers (BPP), will become a primary North American manufacturer of high density polyethylene (HDPE) rigid plastic containers utilizing BPP’s Quoral® Barrier Resin technology

  4. Hydrite To Exhibit At American Coatings Show
    3/1/2018

    Hydrite Chemical Co., an integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at this year's American Coatings Show at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 10-12, 2018 in booth 343

  5. Apex Plastics Adds Capabilities And Capacity With New Equipment
    2/20/2018

    Custom blow-molder Apex Plastics has added a new Aoki 250LL-50S injection blow molding machine. By adding the new Aoki machine, Apex has not only added additional capacity, but also added to their already impressive list of capabilities

  6. Gaudreau Environnement To Expand Processing Capabilities For Foam Recycling
    2/15/2018

    Gaudreau Environnement has received a $49,250 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition to fund a foam densifier to add to its current materials recovery processing system

  7. Polycarbonate Sheet From Covestro LLC Protects And Preserves Berlin Wall Relic
    2/13/2018

    Nearly 30 years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall put an end to the political divide in Germany. A piece of this iconic structure, which once drew people apart, is now bringing them together at the German Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., both of which are home to a Berlin Wall installation

  8. Kraton Increases Capacity For SYLVATRAXX™ Tread Enhancement Additives
    2/8/2018

    Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces it intends to increase operational capacity of SYLVATRAXX tread enhancement additives (TEA) to meet the growing demand in the tire industry

  9. PolyOne To Begin Thermoplastic Elastomer Production In India
    2/7/2018

    PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) today announced it expects to begin production of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) this summer at its existing facility in Pune, India. PolyOne currently produces color and additive concentrates and engineered polymer solutions at the Pune facility

  10. AstroTurf Introduces BIONIC, The New WonderFiber
    2/1/2018

    Over the decades, AstroTurf has prided itself on being the leaders of innovation in the synthetic turf industry, and in 2018 AstroTurf has done it again with the BIONIC Fiber, a new breakthrough in fiber technology