Current Headlines

  1. 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

  2. Celanese Completes Acquisition Of Next Polymers
    1/2/2019

    Celanese Corporation, a global chemical and specialty materials company, recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Next Polymers Ltd., one of India’s largest engineering thermoplastics (ETP) compounders

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Chase Plastics And Interfacial Partner To Bring Unique Resin Solutions
    12/7/2018

    Underscoring their commitment to bringing customers exceptional value and providing outrageous service, Chase Plastics announced today the formation of a new supplier partnership with Wisconsin-based Interfacial

  9. Reynolds Polymer Technology Serves As Sole Acrylic Provider For Largest Dark Matter Experiment In US
    12/4/2018

    Reynolds Polymer Technology, the world's leader in fully integrated, highly engineered acrylic solutions, has been tasked with being the sole acrylic provider for the largest Dark Matter experiment in the U.S. called LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ)

  10. Thailand: Total Corbion PLA Starts-Up Its 75,000 Tonnes Per Year Bioplastics Plant
    12/3/2018

    Total Corbion PLA, a 50/50 joint venture between Total and Corbion, announces the start-up of its 75,000 tonnes per year PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand. The plant has successfully produced Luminy PLA resins