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...
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: Telecom Italia’s new Eco Cordless phone has a shell injection molded from Ingeo PLA biopolymer.
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.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, has a new line of USP Class VI colorants for medical devices called OnColor HC gamma-stable concentrates.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Compounder A. Schulman, Inc., Akron, Ohio, has signed a definitive agreement to acqurie Houston-based compounder ICO, Inc.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The German “MID Industry Award” for 2009 was given to the PBT steering switch for the new BMW Z4 Roadster.
Liquid colorants now can be used in HDPE blow molding without the usual problems of screw slippage.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Brushed Brilliance is a new series of color masterbatches for PET from Ampacet Corp., Tarrytown, N.Y., that offers the look of brushed aluminum.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: 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.