Industry News

  1. LunchSkins: Changing The Future Of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    LunchSkins is changing the future of ocean plastic pollution by launching a new line of reusable bags to replace billions of single-use, throw away plastic baggies

  2. Mallard Creek Polymers Announces New All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions And Styrene-Butadiene Latex For Coatings

    Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) continues to develop All Acrylic Polymer Emulsions to meet customer demands for many novel and conventional application fields

  3. NEI Corporation Extends Its Capabilities To Develop PEMs For Fuel Cells

    NEI Corporation has announced that they have started developing polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) for fuel cells that avoid the use of perfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA) ionomers. PFSA materials, used in state- of-the-art PEM fuel cells, suffer from low proton conductivity at high operating temperatures, water management issues and carbon monoxide poisoning of the catalyst

  4. BASF And Avantium Intend To Establish Joint Venture

    BASF and Avantium today announced that they have signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), as well as marketing of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), based on this new chemical building block.

  5. R&D/Leverage Work Together With Hydranome

    Making sure that people are hydrated by drinking enough water daily has become a mission for one man. And with the collaborative contributions of R&D/Leverage UK, ISBM total Solution provider, and PET Power, a plastic bottle producer in the Netherlands, Fred Housheer is making his entrepreneurial dream a reality.

  6. APMT Inc. ACOMP System Installed In Polymer Production Plant And Achieves Milestone In System Availability

     Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, Inc.’s automatic continuous online monitoring of polymer reactions (ACOMP) product for industrial scale polymer production monitoring has been installed and operating in a polymer facility since fall 2014

  7. Polymer Solutions Group Acquires Flow Polymers

    Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal) today announced that its specialty polymers and additives platform, Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), acquired Flow Polymers LLC (Flow Polymers), a leading global provider of specialty additives and dispersions to a number of polymer and plastics end markets, from Geneva Glen Capital

  8. Belt Technologies Provides Seamless Solution For PVC Plastic Producer

    Belt Technologies, Inc. recently provided a producer of plastic manufactured goods with a metal belt solution for the extrusion and cooling of PVC plastic. The plastics manufacturer had been searching for a conveyor belt that could handle high temperatures without leaving any impressions on the finished product

  9. U.S. Silica Introduces InnoProp PLT Polyurethane Low-Temperature Resin-Coated Proppant

    U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. today announced the introduction of InnoProp® PLT, a newly formulated resin-coated proppant designed specifically for enhancing the recovery of oil and gas in low-temperature reservoirs

  10. DuPont Industrial Biosciences And ADM Announce Breakthrough Platform Technology For Long Sought-After Molecule

    Today, science and agricultural leaders DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced a new breakthrough process with the potential to expand the materials landscape in the 21st century with exciting and truly novel, high-performance renewable materials