Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Organik Kimya Is Investing In A Second Spray Dryer To Double Its Redispersible Powder Polymers Production Capacity
    1/25/2018

    Organik Kimya, a worldwide solution provider in a variety of markets and applications in the construction chemicals industry is responding to the increased market demand by expansion of the capacity of its redispersible powder polymers production

  6. Tethon 3D Launches Castalite® Investment Casting Resin
    1/16/2018

    Tethon Corporation (“Tethon3D”) announces a new resin material for 3D printing. The material, Castalite®, is a photo-curing ceramic polymer resin for use in SLA or DLP printers

  7. Lollicup® USA, Inc. Brings Manufacturing Back To The U.S.
    12/28/2017

    Lollicup® USA, Inc. continues its push towards bringing manufacturing back to the U.S

  8. New Family Of FBG Optical Sensors Featuring Zeus’ PEEK Coating Now Available For Use In Harsh Environments
    12/6/2017

    FBGs are reliable all-fiber optical components that have been used for making accurate and reliable temperature and strain measurements for over two decades. However, due to previous technical limitations, most applications in hot harsh environments were typically off limits

  9. Apex Industries Selects Vycom Flametec® Cleanroom PVC-C To Fit Stringent Needs Of Clients Serving Semiconductor Industry
    11/29/2017

    Apex Industries, a precision machining and fabrication company in Tigard, Oregon, has chosen Flametec® Cleanroom PVC-C for the machine parts and weldment it supplies to ClassOne Technology for use in its flagship product, the Solstice® technology platform.

  10. Free Collection Of Drying Methods For Plastics Helps Improve Moisture Analysis Results
    11/27/2017

    The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has included halogen moisture analysis as a standard test method for determination of moisture in plastics by loss in weight in designation D6980-12