KraussMaffei Berstorff, Florence, Ky., has optimized its ZEUT-R twin-screw extruder series by adding features to allow processing of compounds with up to 80% filler.
New lab machine also introduced.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Chemtura Corp., Middlebury, Conn., which is now in bankruptcy proceedings, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its PVC additives business to SK Capital Partners, a New York –based private equity firm focusing on spec...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new high-efficiency antioxidant masterbatch protects reprocessed or recycled polyolefins from degradation during processing, allowing film processors to use more recycle.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Compounder A. Schulman, Inc., Akron, Ohio, has signed a definitive agreement to acqurie Houston-based compounder ICO, Inc.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Telecom Italia’s new Eco Cordless phone has a shell injection molded from Ingeo PLA biopolymer.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The German “MID Industry Award” for 2009 was given to the PBT steering switch for the new BMW Z4 Roadster.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tronox Inc., Oklahoma City, currently in bankruptcy protection, canceled a deal to sell its titanium dioxide and electrolytics businesses to Huntsman Corp., The Woodlands, Tex.
A new chocolate brown mineral pigment from Shepherd Color Co., Cincinnati, reflects infrared and thereby allows dark-colored plastics to minimize heat buildup when exposed to sunlight.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, has a new line of USP Class VI colorants for medical devices called OnColor HC gamma-stable concentrates.