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  1. Altium Packaging Canada To Acquire Plastique Micron, A Leading Specialty Packaging Manufacturer
    3/26/2019

    Altium Packaging Canada, a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company (CCC), today announced that it has acquired Plastique Micron (PMI) and its affiliates, IMBC Blowmolding 2014 and Action Plastic Products, a leading specialty packaging manufacturer. Plastique Micron is one of the largest manufacturers of plastic containers in eastern Canada. PMI has three plants strategically located in Quebec and Ontario, (Anjou, Orangeville and Sainte-Claire, Bellechasse in Québec). The company’s operations include more than 200 employees that

  2. Formosa Plastics And Entec Polymers Have Forged A Partnership That Will Provide Design And Technical Solutions To The Automotive Industry
    3/25/2019

    Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. ("Formosa") and Entec Polymers ("Entec") are announcing their partnership to supply the automotive market with Formosa's lineup of highly specified Formolene® polyolefin resins. Entec's team of automotive industry sellers, automotive business development managers and technical service group will partner with Formosa to provide a unique resource to both OEMs and converters

  3. Arkema Starts First PEKK Production Plant In U.S.
    3/25/2019

    Arkema has successfully started up a Kepstan PEKK (Poly-Ether-Ketone-Ketone) plant at its site near Mobile (Alabama – United States). Inaugurated recently, this investment is a new step in Arkema’s ambitious growth strategy in high-performance polymers and advanced materials, the development of which is supported by the Group’s cutting-edge technologies in search of solutions for sustainable development

  4. Westlake Chemical Joins Global Alliance To End Plastic Waste
    3/22/2019

    Westlake Chemical Corporation, recently announced the company has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), an organization launched in January 2019 to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean

  5. Plastics Manufacturer In Vietnam Taps Honeywell Technology To Produce Propylene
    3/12/2019

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Phu My Plastics Production JSC will use Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex™ technology to produce polymer-grade propylene at its facility in Vietnam

  6. Collaboration Of Agilyx And Styrenics Circular Solutions Achieves Promising Results In Polystyrene Recycling
    3/6/2019

    Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to accelerate circularity for styrenic polymers and Agilyx, a leading developer of chemical recycling technologies for plastics, have achieved promising results from the depolymerisation of various post-consumer polystyrene waste samples

  7. Lubrizol Engineered Polymers Unveil Polymer Solutions For Automotive Interior Applications At PIAE 2019
    3/6/2019

    The Lubrizol Corporation will be exhibiting at Plastics in Automotive Engineering (PIAE) International Conference April 3-4 in Manheim, Germany. Offering a one-stop solution for the transportation industry, Lubrizol offers a wide range of high-performing automotive solutions for equipment manufacturers and suppliers, from the powertrain to the interior cabin and exterior

  8. Enviroplast And Canada Fibers Form A Strategic Partnership To Recycle Plastic Film
    3/6/2019

    Enviroplast and Canada Fibers Ltd. (CFL) announced today that they are entering into an exclusive supply agreement to recover and recycle plastic film

  9. Eastman Offers Innovative Recycling Technology For Polyesters
    3/5/2019

    Eastman (NYSE:EMN), one of the world's leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways

  10. Mitsui Chemicals To Establish New Production Facility In China For Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene
    3/4/2019

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. has decided to set up a new production facility for long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (LGFPP) at Chinese manufacturing subsidiary Mitsui Advanced Composites (Zhongshan) Co, Ltd