Industry News

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Victrex Acquires Fibre Manufacturer Zyex To Accelerate Development Of Existing And New Markets For PEEK Fibre Applications
    4/7/2017

    Zyex is a well-established and long-standing customer of Victrex and like Victrex, Zyex was formed out of ICI. The two companies coming together is a natural evolution

  5. Tethon 3D Launches Vitrolite Glass Ceramic Resin
    4/4/2017

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

  6. Polyethylene Exports Heading Toward A 300%+ Growth In North America
    4/2/2017

    Domestic production of polyethylene will exceed domestic demand, creating opportunities over the next decade for North American companies to export their excess supply to regions like China, Africa and India

  7. Quadrant Introduces Stable Polypropylene Sheet That Lays Flat & Stays Flat After Machining
    3/14/2017

    Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) announces the first of its new Stable Machining Grade (SMG) materials. The machinable shapes were developed to improve the performance and productivity of parts made from polyolefin base materials.

  8. IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project To Optimize Resins And Sizings For Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites
    3/10/2017

    The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with Ashland, Zoltek, Michelman, University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), JobsOhio, and Michigan State University (MSU) announces a project focused on the optimization of vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings for the fabrication of carbon fiber composites

  9. Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy
    3/3/2017

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has awarded Southern Research nearly $800,000 for a project that targets a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly method of producing some of the most important chemicals used in manufacturing

  10. Linde Introduces New Gas Metering Equipment For The Extruded Plastic Foam Industry
    3/2/2017

    North American manufacturers of extruded polystyrene (XPS), polystyrene foam insulation board and other polyolefin foaming processes can replace some or all hydrocarbon foaming agents with carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or nitrogen (N2), and high-pressure gas dosing systems from Linde LLC