Current Headlines

  1. Rain-X Debuts Its Newest Premium Beam Wiper Blade, Rain-X Silicone AdvantEdge, Featuring Innovative Silicone Rubber Technology

    ITW Global Brands, a leader in servicing the auto aftermarket with best-selling car care products, has launched the new Rain-X Silicone AdvantEdge Wiper Blade, the only premium beam wiper blade sold in auto retail stores that features precision-engineered silicone rubber designed to withstand the most extreme weather conditions

  2. Lubrizol Introduces Carboset® CR-3100 Acrylic Copolymer Emulsion For Low VOC Direct-To-Metal Coatings

    The Lubrizol Corporation announces the commercial availability of Carboset® CR-3100 acrylic copolymer emulsion. Carboset CR-3100 is designed to offer protective properties and adhesion to metal substrates in low VOC formulations.

  3. Amco Polymers Announces Expansion Into Mexico

    Amco Polymers, a leading distributor of commodity, engineering and specialty polymers, is pleased to announce the expansion of their distribution business into Mexico

  4. KKR To Acquire Minnesota Rubber And Plastics From Norwest Equity Partners

    Quadion LLC, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (“MRP” or the “Company”), a leading provider of elastomer and thermoplastic solutions, announced recently that it is being acquired by KKR, a global investment firm, from Norwest Equity Partners (“NEP”), a Minneapolis-based middle-market equity investment firm

  5. DS Smith Plastics Introduces A New Feature To Their AkyPak Returnable Containers Product Line

    DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products announced recently the launch of a new feature to their AkyPak Advanced sub-brand of Returnable Containers. The feature called “Advanced C” is a single flat-deck bulk container

  6. Evonik Launches EUDRAGIT FL 30 D-55, An Advanced Combination Polymer That Sets A New Benchmark For Enteric Coatings

    Evonik, a global leader for functional excipients used in oral solid dosage forms, recently announced the launch of an advanced combination polymer for enteric coatings

  7. LyondellBasell Grants Spherizone, Lupotech And Hostalen ACP Licenses To Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co., Ltd.

    LyondellBasell recently announced that Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co., Ltd (ZPCC) has selected LyondellBasell’s world-leading polypropylene (PP), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) technologies for five new plants

  8. Axion Polymers Invests In Product Development Laboratory Facilities

    Axion Polymers has invested in more laboratory test equipment at its Salford site, including a new injection moulder, that will enable a greater range of polymer testing and further development of recycled polymer grades

  9. Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd. Started Manufacturing Various Types Of Biodegradable Plastic / Nano Cellulose Composite Material With Enhanced Mechanical Strength

    Nano Cellulose is said to be a next-generation environmentally friendly material. It is derived from natural biomass resources such as trees, plants and waste woods

  10. United States: Bayport Polymers To Double Polyethylene Capacity

    Bayport Polymers, LLC (“Bayport Polymers”) – a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. (“Total”) and Novealis Holdings LLC, itself a joint venture of Borealis AG (“Borealis”) and NOVA Chemicals Inc. (“NOVA Chemicals”) – announces the final investment decision to build a 625,000-ton-per-year polyethylene unit at its production site in Bayport, Texas.