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  1. FLEXcon Develops Breakthrough UV Inkjet Topcoat Technology To Further Digital Printing Innovation
    1/23/2018

    FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the introduction of FLEXcon DPM UVIJ white polyester, white polypropylene (non-vinyl alternative), and white vinyl products for narrow-format UV inkjet printing of durable goods labels

  2. Westlake Chemical Strengthens Position In Chlor-Vinyl Market As Prices Set To Rise, IHS Markit Says
    1/22/2018

    Houston-based Westlake Chemical, a leading producer of polyolefins in North America and a global leader in the chlor-vinyl chemicals segment, is positioning itself to capture synergies and strengthen its market position as the chlor-vinyl market strengthens, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122005201/en/ Net Sales and Gross Profit Margin -- Westlake Chemical

  3. HC Private Investments Announces Strategic Investment In Kruger Plastic Products
    1/17/2018

    HC Private Investments (“HCPI”), a Chicago-based private investment firm, today announced that it has acquired Kruger Plastic Products (“Kruger”), a family-owned, custom injection molding manufacturer of niche products and components. Kruger’s senior management, including Pat Brandstatter, President, and Dirk Kruger, VP of Engineering, will maintain significant stakes in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kruger has been an integral part of its customers’ manufacturing process for more than 40 years by

  4. Dow Launches Game Changing Fully Recyclable Polyethylene Packaging Solution In India
    1/17/2018

    Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP), has developed an innovative formulation of polyethylene (PE) resins to create a new sustainable all PE laminate solution with flexible packaging applications

  5. Waters And Malvern Panalytical Collaborate To Improve Polymer Characterization
    1/16/2018

    Waters Corporation announced that it entered into a co-marketing agreement with Malvern Panalytical to advance the analysis of polymers

  6. Tethon 3D Launches Castalite® Investment Casting Resin
    1/16/2018

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

  7. Toyoda Gosei Develops Large Plastic Roof Panels For Use On Fuel Cell Bus
    1/16/2018

    Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has developed large plastic roof panels that will be used on a fuel cell bus to be launched by Toyota Motor Corporation in 2018

  8. Chocolate Factory Overcomes Costly Machinery Downtime By Replacing Metal Parts With Stratasys High-Performance Composite 3D Printing Material
    1/9/2018

    Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, today announced that Dutch 3D service bureau, Visual First, is using FDM Nylon 12CF carbon-filled thermoplastic to replace metal machine parts for its customer, The Chocolate Factory

  9. Amorphous Technologies International And Roctool Announce Exclusive Partnership And The Commercial Launch Of Roctool’s Heat and Cool Molding Technology For Amorphous Alloys
    1/3/2018

    Amorphous Technologies International, Inc. (ATI) recently announced its exclusive partnership with Roctool, a leader in induction heating technology used in molding processes for plastic, metals and composites materials

  10. Lollicup® USA, Inc. Brings Manufacturing Back To The U.S.
    12/28/2017

    Lollicup® USA, Inc. continues its push towards bringing manufacturing back to the U.S