NEWS

PUBLISHED: 8/18/2017

Cloeren Completes EMO Purchase

Austria's EMO to operate as Cloeren GmbH as sheet and cast film die and feedblock makers unite.


PUBLISHED: 8/8/2017

New Materials Acquisitions and Development Collaborations

Both Celanese and Radici’s Itema have completed deals that expand their material offerings in engineering thermoplastics and composites, respectively.


PUBLISHED: 7/25/2017

New Source for Silo Loaders and Resin-Cleaning Systems

ADG Solutions now offers silo-loading and resin-cleaning systems—built by Italy’s Lorandi Silos—to plastics processors that purchase resin in gaylords or super sacks. 


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2017

General Polymers Further Expands its Thermoplastic Materials Portfolio

The less than a year-old company has expanded its geographic reach as well.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

ChevronPhillips to Start Up Two New PE Units; Braskem to Build Large PP Plant

Some of the expected new PE capacity is coming on stream, while plans for what will be the largest PP unit in the Americas are underway.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

Trinseo Expands into Soft-Touch Polymers Through Acquisition

Italy's API has a broad portfolio including TPEs, TPUs, EVA-based compounds, two component PU, as well as bioplastics.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

Plastipak Wins Award for Direct Object Printing Technology

The patented DOP technology for packaging decoration facilitates rapid label changes & saves on logistical costs associated with physical labels.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

PolyOne Expands Color Portfolio; Sells Former Spartech Business

New acquisition strengthens company's position in solid and liquid colorant technologies.


PUBLISHED: 7/18/2017

Plastics Personnel Moves: OCTEX, SPE, PLASTICS, battenfeld-cincinnati, and Engel

New president at OCTEX; new CEO at SPE; new chief economist at PLASTICS; recognition for employee at Engel and more.


PUBLISHED: 7/17/2017

Davis-Standard Opens Expanded Plant, Buys Maillefer

Machine builders adds space to accommodate blown film die manufacturing.


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