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Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 US
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Five Effective Ways to Control Color
A 50-year veteran in color-concentrate production and use shares practices to help you make better color decisions and generate less scrap. To specify color correctly and communicate your specs to your color supplier requires understanding of the “Five U’s.”
Americhem, LPKF Collaborate on Delivery of Colorful Laser Plastic Welding Results
Technology allows weight, time and money savings while optimizing aesthetics.
A Discussion on the Value of Materials Testing
The top three reasons processors should consider materials testing.
Americhem Acquires Vi-Chem Corp.
Company becomes new entrant into flexible PVC and TPE compounding arenas.
ADDITIVES: Advanced Scratch & Mar Protection for Interior Auto PP Components
Americhem has a line of advanced scratch and mar resistance additives for PP interior automotive components.
Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.
MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.
Americhem's Infinity Engineered Compounds Acquires LTL Color Compounders
Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds is the name of the newest Americhem group of companies.
Americhem Renames Recently Acquired Compounder
First foray into engineered compounding.
MATERIALS: Versatile Pre-Color Capstock Compounds for Building Products
The eCap capstock compounds come in a variety of material blends and can be combined with Americhem's nGrain simulated woodgrain.
Lots of News in Engineered Compounding
Three companies, two of them domestic masterbatch suppliers, and one a German compounder, recently made new moves in engineered compounds for the U.S. market.•Americhem expands: Color and additive concentrate producer Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has acquired Infinity Compounding, LLC of Swedesboro, N.J.
ADDITIVES: Highly Concentrated Black Masterbatches for Automotive
Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has launched a new line of highly concentrated, low-aniline, nigrosine black nylon masterbatches suited to automotive under-hood and other applications where retention of physical properties is important.
Additives at NPE: Many Routes To ‘Greener’ Plastics
Just as eco-friendliness was a major theme in materials news at the big show in April, so it was with additives.
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
Americhem Expands in North Carolina
Americhem, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, is building a new manufacturing “campus” in Liberty, N.C., near Greensboro.
More New Colorants & Additives at NPE 2009
In July we reported on new colorants and additives to be shown at NPE in Chicago, based on information available before the show (see Learn More box). But the miles of aisles at McCormick Place held still more newsworthy product introductions.
NPE News in Additives
Colorants were the most numerous class of additives making news at the huge triennial plastics exhibition last month in Chicago. Some of the new colorants were aimed at specialized applications, from natural-fiber composites to laser marking, while others were for aesthetic special effects, such as color shifts and diamond-like sparkle.
Smallest Masterbatch Pellets Yet —for Bottles
Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has introduced what it says are the smallest color and additive minipellets ever.
Streaked Clear Capstock Gives WPC Profiles Depth
A translucent capstock of an acrylic/ASA alloy with streaks of coloring coextruded over foamed wood-fi lled ABS profi les gives them depth of color like wood grain.
Four compounders are adding capacity: Infi nity Compounding, Logan Township, N.J., a two-year-old compounder of engineering thermoplastics, recently installed its third compounding line.