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  1. Agilyx And INEOS Styrolution Sign Joint Development Agreement For Polystyrene Recycling In The USA

    Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution have signed a joint development agreement to develop a recycling process for polystyrene based on “chemical recycling” in the USA

  2. ExxonMobil Begins Production On New Polyethylene Line At Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant

    ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced recently that it has commenced production on the first of two new 650,000 tons-per-year high-performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas

  3. Axalta Introduces Waterborne Coatings To Its Growing Portfolio Of Industrial Tufcote Offerings

    Axalta Coating Systems expanded its industrial Tufcote product line with Tufcote Hydro 2.1 HG and Tufcote Hydro LV HG waterborne acrylic products

  4. Nexeo Solutions To Distribute Vydyne® PA66 From Ascend

    Nexeo Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXEO), a leader in chemicals and plastics distribution, announced today an agreement with Ascend Performance Materials to distribute their polyamide 66 injection moulding resins and compounds in Germany, Austria, Central and Eastern Europe excluding Russia

  5. Formlabs Announces Faster Biocompatible Materials For Long-Term Use

    Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems, recently announced the release of Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin in desktop 3D printing for orthodontic applications for orthodontic devices

  6. Hexion Completes Expansion Of R&D Facility In Edmonton, Alberta To Develop Bio-Based Resins For Wood Panels

    Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) has successfully completed an expansion of its technology center at its forest products complex in Edmonton, Alberta

  7. DuPont And Unifi Join Forces To Create Breakthrough Eco-Friendly Cold-Weather Apparel Insulation

    DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) announced today a collaboration with Unifi, Inc. to create high-performance, renewably sourced garment insulation, offering leading apparel brands a new sustainable choice for cold-weather products

  8. Aurora Plastics Announces Acquisition Of S&E Specialty Polymers

    Aurora Plastics, LLC, a leader in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds, announced today the acquisition of compounder S&E Specialty Polymers of Lunenburg, Massachusetts. The move marks Aurora Plastics’ second acquisition this year and represents the company’s initial expansion into thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and further expansion into the company’s flexible PVC capabilities

  9. Brownells Announces Exclusive Polymer80 Frames For Glock®-Style Pistols

    Do-it-yourself pistol builders can now get unique Polymer80 80% frames at Brownells in a wide range of colors and with a Brownells-exclusive, more-aggressive grip texture to make instant custom handguns at home

  10. Trinseo's New Development Brings Plastics Innovation To Terneuzen

    Trinseo, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced recently the opening of its new Research and Development site in the city of Terneuzen, Netherlands, as part of its huge investment into the company’s future