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Concurrent Events at Chinaplas 2017 Focus on Industry 4.0, Design and Medical Plastics
Chinaplas 2017 (May 16-19, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou) will once again host three concurrent conferences along with its massive exhibition.
New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.
K Reporter’s Notebook, Materials: New PPAs; Styrenic-Based Thermoplastic Composites; and Additive Introductions
BASF and DSM have introduced all new PPAs targeting automotive applications, while a modified SAN from INEOS is thought to be the first styrenic-based thermoplastic composite and Vertellus and Addivant introduce antioxidants and chain extenders, respectively. BASF and DSM launch new PPAs for automotive applications.
K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.
Cautious Optimism for Europe’s Plastics Industry Ahead of K
As host to the world’s largest plastics show, Germany and Europe’s economic conditions, and specifically plastics demand, come under greater scrutiny in K years.
Transitioning From the World’s Factory to the World’s Designer
China has long since aggregated the means and materials of production, but increasingly it’s seeking to lay claim to the creative origins of products—the design.
New Polysulfone Player in North America
Chinese producer of polysulfone teams up with North American plastics distributor to help alleviate supply crunch.
Slideshow: SPE Fellows Inductees
During the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) ANTEC 2016, SPE will honor the newest Fellows of the Society, which are members who have made outstanding contributions in plastics science, engineering, or management.
BASF and Korea's Kolon to Build World's Largest POM Production Complex
New joint venture to use highly-efficient production technology and offer specialty products globally.
BASF, Avantium Partner to Scale-Up PEF Barrier Resins Production
This joint venture will accelerate development and licensing of Avantium production processes of precursor FDCA and PEF resin.
BASF and Avantium JV Aims at “Green” PEF Barrier Resin
The new joint venture will further development and licensing of Avantium production processes of precursor FDCA and PEF.
Finalists in Process/Assembly Category of SPE Auto Awards
Blow molded spoilers, high- and low-gloss door trim, and 2-shot chrome and paint highlighted in the process/assembly enabling technologies category.
Highlights of the SPE Auto Innovation Award’s Chassis, Powertrain Finalists
Three chassis/hardware and two powertrain innovative applications bear mention.
Two Interesting Body Exterior Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Exterior applications meriting mention from the 2015 SPE Auto Innovation Awards include entrants from Ford and GM.
Styrolution Now Goes by INEOS Styrolution
A little over a year after acquiring BASF's share of Styrolution, INEOS changes names and log to reflect ownwership.
Highlights of Body Interior Finalists of SPE Auto Innovation Awards
Check out these interesting finalists of the 2015 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards within the body interior category.
Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.
World's First Plastic Rear Axle Transmission Crossbeam
The plastic rear axle transmission beam developed by ContiTech and BASF weighs 25% less than the die-cast aluminum beam it replaced.
Will Rise of Benzene Prices Impact Those of Nylons, ABS & PC as They Have PS?
Rising benzene prices have already impacted prices of PS and nylon 6 appears to be next.
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.