Current Headlines

  1. Viennese Scientists Develop Promising New Type Of Polymers
    1/9/2019

    Organic polymers can nowadays be found in solar cells, sensors, LEDs and in many other technical applications. One specific type of polymers – known as S-PPVs – were previously regarded as promising in theory but were almost impossible to produce from a technical perspective

  2. Green Catalysts With Earth-Abundant Metals Accelerate Production Of Bio-Based Plastic
    1/7/2019

    Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, which is crucial for generating new raw materials that replace the classic non-renewable ones used for making many plastics

  3. Conventus Polymers Introduces ‘AIMS’- A New Product Development Service For Firearms Product Developers
    1/7/2019

    Conventus Polymers, a leading supplier of specialty polymers for firearms applications, will be highlighting several products and introducing a new service for firearms product developers called AIMS (Assistance for Injection Molding Success) at the NSSF 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 22-25, 2019

  4. KIZAD launches Polymers Park To Capitalise On USD 500 Million Polymers And Plastics Export Market
    1/6/2019

    KIZAD, one of the fastest growing industrial zones in the Middle East and part of Abu Dhabi Ports, recently launched KIZAD Polymers Park, which will form an integral part of the polymers conversion ecosystem in the Emirate

  5. DuPont Teijin Films Introduces rPET Range Of Heat Sealable Polyester Films
    1/4/2019

    DuPont Teijin Films today announced the launch of its new Mylar® Harvest Fresh rPET range of heat sealable polyester films with up to 50 percent post-consumer recycled rPET content

  6. McDermott Awarded Two Polypropylene Technology Contracts In India
    12/18/2018

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced that it has been awarded two sizeable* technology contracts by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) for the license and basic engineering design of a 200 KTA polypropylene plant in Barauni, India, as well as a 420 KTA polypropylene plant in Gujarat, India. Indian Oil Corporation is the leading refiner and a major petrochemical player in India

  7. Diversified Plastics, Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding
    12/14/2018

    Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) has acquired the assets of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM) in Vista, Calif.  PPIM offers custom plastic-injection molding as well as design and custom mold making services to industrial, electronics, telecommunications, medical and filtration markets

  8. BASF For The First Time Makes Products With Chemically Recycled Plastics
    12/13/2018

    BASF is breaking new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics

  9. Perma-Liner Introduces Eco-Friendly Resin
    12/11/2018

    Perma-Liner™ Industries, LLC. ("Perma-Liner"), the leading manufacturer and supplier of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation equipment and materials in North America, is introducing a new eco-friendly resin called Perma-Liner Vinyl Hybrid Resin

  10. Bio-On And Hera Create Lux-On The New Challenge To Produce Bioplastic From CO2
    12/10/2018

    Bio-on, a leader in the high quality bioplastic sector, and Gruppo Hera, one of Italy's largest multi-utility providers, have reached an agreement to take 90% and 10% shares respectively (with the possibility of Hera increasing its share to 49.9%) in LUX-ON, the new company founded by Bio-on aiming to revolutionise the production of PHAs biopolymers using CO2 captured from the atmosphere and producing energy without using fossil fuels