Current Headlines

  1. Polyethylene Exports Heading Toward A 300%+ Growth In North America
    4/2/2017

    Domestic production of polyethylene will exceed domestic demand, creating opportunities over the next decade for North American companies to export their excess supply to regions like China, Africa and India

  2. Drake Plastics Adds Ryton® R-4 To Product Array
    3/14/2017

    Drake Plastics Ltd. Co. announces the availability of extruded Ryton® R-4-240 PPS shapes from ½" up to 3" diameter for machined parts. Ryton's strength, stiffness and chemical inertness in a wide range of environments makes it suitable for applications ranging from the oil and gas and automotive industries to the aerospace industry

  3. Quadrant Introduces Stable Polypropylene Sheet That Lays Flat & Stays Flat After Machining
    3/14/2017

    Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) announces the first of its new Stable Machining Grade (SMG) materials. The machinable shapes were developed to improve the performance and productivity of parts made from polyolefin base materials.

  4. IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project To Optimize Resins And Sizings For Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites
    3/10/2017

    The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with Ashland, Zoltek, Michelman, University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), JobsOhio, and Michigan State University (MSU) announces a project focused on the optimization of vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings for the fabrication of carbon fiber composites

  5. Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy
    3/3/2017

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has awarded Southern Research nearly $800,000 for a project that targets a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly method of producing some of the most important chemicals used in manufacturing

  6. Linde Introduces New Gas Metering Equipment For The Extruded Plastic Foam Industry
    3/2/2017

    North American manufacturers of extruded polystyrene (XPS), polystyrene foam insulation board and other polyolefin foaming processes can replace some or all hydrocarbon foaming agents with carbon dioxide (CO2) and/or nitrogen (N2), and high-pressure gas dosing systems from Linde LLC

  7. Eco Molding Is Specialized In Offering Top-Quality Plastic Injection Molding Solutions
    2/15/2017

    The use of plastic as a chief raw material is increasing steadily in different industrial sectors of the world. Many companies are now using plastic to manufacture durable products like spoon, valve housing, bottle carrier, arc holder and many more using the sophisticated molding technology

  8. The Ultimate 9 Quick Tips To Recycle More Plastics
    1/26/2017

    Recycling helps conserve natural resources, reduce waste, prevent pollution, save energy, create jobs -- and sustain the environment for future generations. And, the variety of products and packages created from recycled plastics is extensive and just keeps growing

  9. NEW Polyblend® Polymer Activation Systems MAGNUM Mix Chamber Increases Polymer Activation Efficiency By Up To 30%
    1/19/2017

    UGSI Solutions, Inc. is pleased to introduce and release the new Polyblend® MAGNUM mix chamber for immediate sale. Specifically, the MAGNUM mix chambers are available for sale as a retrofit to existing M‐Series emulsion polymer activation units (models M240‐M2400) or as a completely new M‐Series unit.

  10. Oxford Performance Materials Awarded Boeing Contract To Supply 3D-Printed OXFAB® Production Parts For The CST-100 Starliner
    1/18/2017

    Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, has been selected by The Boeing Company to manufacture 3D-printed structures for the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, and OPM has begun shipping OXFAB® production parts for installation