Current Headlines

  1. BASF And SIBUR Collaborate To Develop Innovative Polymer Solutions
    6/18/2019

    SIBUR and BASF are collaborating to develop innovative polymer solutions at SIBUR’s PolyLab Research and Development Center located in Moscow, Russia. The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation took place on May 30, 2019 at SIBUR’s newly inaugurated state-of-the-art PolyLab at the Skolkovo Innovation Center to seal the strong commitment from SIBUR and BASF

  2. LyondellBasell And Neste Announce Commercial-Scale Production Of Bio-Based Plastic From Renewable Materials
    6/18/2019

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki), the world's largest producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, today jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale

  3. Key Investment Solutions Acquires Eco-Friendly Alternative To Chemical Paint Stripping, StripMasters, And Rebrands As BLASTICS
    6/12/2019

    Key Investment Solutions announced today that it has acquired StripMasters, a Georgetown, Ky.-based eco-friendly alternative to chemical paint stripping for an undisclosed amount, and will invest an additional $2M to rapidly expand capacity at its Georgetown facility in 2019. As part of the acquisition, StripMasters will be rebranded under the new company name BLASTICS to reflect its core business of recycled plastic media blasting. The operational leadership and management of BLASTICS, formerly StripMasters, will

  4. GrapheneBlack™ Makes Plastics Reusable
    6/12/2019

    NanoXplore Inc. (“NanoXplore” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: GRA and OTCQX: NNXPF) is pleased to announce that the addition of GrapheneBlackTM (NanoXplore’s proprietary graphene product) to plastics increases the number of times plastics can be used – enabling a multi-use plastic that is now recyclable

  5. Amorepacific Signs MOU With TerraCycle To Recycle Empty Bottles
    6/12/2019

    Amorepacific and global environment company TerraCycle signed an MOU on June at Amorepacific Headquarters for systematical recycle of empty bottles

  6. Protolabs Introduces Precision Color Matching On Molded Parts
    6/11/2019

    Digital manufacturing leader, Protolabs has introduced an all-new color-matching system into its plastic injection molding service. PolyOne’s PINPOINT Express Color and Dosing System, featuring 3M precision dispensing and dosing technologies, allows Protolabs to develop custom colors on site, drastically reducing the time it takes to mold short-run plastic parts in precise colors

  7. Parx Plastics Finalises Structuring For Silicone Market
    6/11/2019

    Parx Plastics NV has finalized the structuring of a separate entity to market antimicrobial technologies for silicone materials

  8. Plastic Water Bottles May One Day Fly People Cross-Country
    6/4/2019

    A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel

  9. Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Acquires Advanced Polymer Technologies
    6/3/2019

    Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, the leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials, announces the acquisition of Advanced Polymer Technologies (APT), June 3, 2019

  10. BP Polymers, LLC And Versarien® Plc Announce Collaborative Agreement For The Development Of Kortrax® Barrier Resin (BR) With Graphene
    5/29/2019

    Versarien plc, the advanced materials engineering group, is pleased to provide an update to the Company’s ‘USA Update’ announcement of 9 May 2019 where it was stated that the Company had entered into an agreement with a US manufacturer of specialty plastic packaging and transportation vessels for volatile chemicals to explore the use of Versarien's graphene to enhance these products