Current Headlines

  1. PepsiCo Joins The Recycling Partnership
    7/27/2017

    National nonprofit The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce its newest funding partner, the global food and beverage leader, PepsiCo. The organizations have agreed to collaborate on an ambitious cross-sector approach to increasing recycling rates across America

  2. U.S. Chemical Production Industry Is Projected To Grow
    7/25/2017

    According to a report by the American Chemistry Council's (ACC), U.S. chemical production is expected to realize overall growth of 3.6 percent this year and 4.8 percent by 2018, while the previous year in 2016, U.S. chemical production grew only by 1.6 percent

  3. At Tipping Point For Plastics, Tipa Technology Emerges To Solve Recycling Disaster
    7/25/2017

    The wrapper that holds many natural and organic products may be transparent but actually has a huge transparency problem. Food and beverage packaging is currently accounting for more than half of the world's non-recyclable flexible plastic, but a new technology developed by Tipa Corp

  4. Federal-Mogul Powertrain Debuts IROX® 2 Polymer Bearings
    7/18/2017

    Federal-Mogul Powertrain is extending its crankshaft bearing portfolio with a new high performance polymeric coating, IROX® 2, that will debut at the 2017 IAA show in Frankfurt, Germany

  5. Braskem Selects Linde AG As EPC Contractor For New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line In La Porte, Texas
    7/11/2017

    Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas, today announced that The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company, has been selected as the lead engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to build Braskem's new world-scale North American polypropylene (PP) production line

  6. Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroSurface Underlayment Line
    6/28/2017

    Florock® Polymer Flooring, Chicago-based manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional concrete floor coating systems, has launched its newest family of products, the FloroSurface line of underlayments, offering economical smoothening of uneven, deteriorated concrete substrates, as is required prior to installation of many general service floor coverings

  7. Sika Roofing Releases Industry’s First PVC Peel And Stick Membrane
    6/27/2017

    Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is proud to unveil its new Sarnafil G 410 Self-Adhered Membrane – the industry’s first PVC peel and stick roofing membrane

  8. CARBIOS And TechnipFMC Sign A Contract On PET Enzymatic Biorecycling
    6/27/2017

    CARBIOS, an innovative green chemistry company specializing in enzymatic bioprocesses applied to plastic and textile polymers, and TechnipFMC announce the launch of a project for the industrial development of CARBIOS PET enzymatic recycling process

  9. Primex Color Releases FDA-Compliant Thermoplastic Elastomers
    6/21/2017

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has released a line of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -compliant thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for use in food contact, medical, health and beauty applications

  10. Vertera Spine Receives New CMS ICD-10 Code For Radiolucent Porous Interbody Fusion Devices
    6/13/2017

    Vertera Spine, a developer of medical devices using advanced biomaterial technologies, today announced the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new ICD-10 code for a radiolucent porous interbody fusion device