Current Headlines

  1. A&C Plastics Anticipates MMA & PMMA Production Increases With New Mitsubishi Chemical Plants
    4/12/2018

    The acrylic sheet market has seen record volatility for nearly 18 months. Increased global demand (particularly in Asia), along with supply shortages, has caused acrylic sheet prices to steadily increase since October 2016

  2. BASF Starts New Production Line Of Ultrason In Yeosu, Korea
    4/11/2018

    BASF has started up a new production line for its high-temperature resistant thermoplastic Ultrason (polyarylsulfone) at its site in Yeosu, Korea. With the new line the global annual capacity for Ultrason will increase by 6,000 metric tons to 24,000 metric tons, serving the growing market demand worldwide

  3. Keene Village Plastics Announces New Product Innovation For 3D Printing Filaments
    4/11/2018

    Keene Village Plastics’ announces the launch of a new product innovation for 3D printing filaments The Filament Koil™

  4. New Thermoplastic Elastomers Available For Special Applications
    4/11/2018

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has expanded its line of Faraprene thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs)

  5. BioLogiQ Launches Three New BioPolymers That Enhance Packaging And Product Sustainability
    4/3/2018

    BioLogiQ, Inc., a bioplastic resin manufacturing company specializing in environmentally friendly plastic products made from renewable resources, announced today that it is launching three new grades of its plant-based plastic, NuPlastiQ® BioPolymers

  6. Lightwave Logic Successfully Demonstrates Packaged Polymer Modulators Designed For 50Gbps
    3/26/2018

    Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTCQB: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of Next Generation Photonic Devices and Non-Linear Optical Polymer Materials Systems for applications in high-speed fiber-optic data communications and telecommunications, announced today it has successfully demonstrated, together with its packaging partner, packaged polymer modulators designed for 50Gbps

  7. Hexcel And Arkema Join Forces In Thermoplastic Composite Solutions For Aerospace
    3/26/2018

    Hexcel and Arkema have signed a strategic alliance to develop thermoplastic composite solutions for the aerospace sector combining the expertise of Hexcel in carbon fiber and that of Arkema in PEKK

  8. Bottled Water Contains More Plastics Than Tap Water
    3/20/2018

    Drinking bottled water may mean guzzling down tiny bits of plastic.

  9. LyondellBasell And SUEZ Begin Jointly Operating Plastics Recycling Venture
    3/14/2018

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and SUEZ, a global leader in smart, sustainable resource management, today announced the successful completion of a transaction making each company a 50 / 50 partner in Quality Circular Polymers (QCP), a premium plastics recycling company in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands

  10. Bio-On Launches U-COAT, A Company Operating In The Fertilisers Market With A Biodegradable Controlled-Release Solution
    3/14/2018

    Bio-on today launches a revolutionary new use for its 100% natural and biodegradable PHAs bioplastic. Bio-on researchers have developed a solution for the controlled release of Urea fertilisers, an enormous market with global annual production of 180 million tons* and 4% annual growth