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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.
MATERIALS: Three LLDPE Grades for Demanding Film Applications
Dow's new additions to its Dowlex line boasts higher performance and processability.
Polyolefins Rock at K 2016
Loads of new engineering resins and compounds are being showcased at K 2016, but new and improved polyolefins and polyolefin elastomers also shined in Dusseldorf.
New Pump Helps Resin Producer Gear Up for Higher Productivity
Adding new gear pumps allowed LLDPE producer to boost production by nearly 40% and cut downtime.
K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.
Getting the Plastics Message Out to the Masses
As I watched the Olympics coverage the other night, a commercial came on that flashed the word, “plastics.”
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.
All-PE Structure Ensures Recyclability of Stand-Up Pouch
There are three things constant in the world: death, taxes and the…stand-up pouch. The stand-up pouch continues to grow in popularity showcasing that it does not yet have an expiration date, but it’s not all good news—issues with recyclability have been a consistent challenge.
DuPont and Dow Plan “Merger of Equals”
Two companies will become one--and then three.
Next Generation Crosslinked PE Insulation Compound Gets R&D 100 Award
Dow's third generation TR-XLPE for MV underground cable awarded for extended cable life & enhanced reliability.
DuPont and Dow Confirm "Merger of Equals"
Proposal would create three companies that will spun off in the future.
Two Dow Flexible Packaging Technologies Among 2015 R&D 100 Awards
Both the PE Stand-Up Pouch and PacXpert bottles are making commercial advances globally.
MATERIALS: New Class of PE Film Resins Adds Fresh Downgauging Potential
New LLDPEs boast unmatched stiffness/toughness balance and processing ease. Better downgauging ahead.
New Family of High-Performance LLDPE-Like Resins for Packaging
Dow's just announced Innate Precision Packaging Resins boast unmatched abuse resistance and excellent processability.
First-Ever Global Report Aimed at Ridding Oceans of Plastic Waste
The Ocean Concervancy's allies include Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola, and ACC.
First-Ever Global Report Outlines Strategies to Ridding Our Oceans of Plastic Waste
A path that could reduce ocean plastic waste by nearly half by 2025 and reverse it in another decade outlined by new study.
Recovery of Flexible Packaging Study Gets Underway
Collaborative industry project is aimed at recovering more packaging that is currently destined for landfill.
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.
Dow Chemical to supply the artificial turf at Rio 2016
Dow is working with Polytan STI, a manufacturer and supplier for outdoor and indoor sports surfaces, on the artificial turf for the hockey players at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
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.