DuPont Performance Materials
974 Centre Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19805 US
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Top DuPont Award Goes to Hot-Fill Blow Molded PET Container
Graham Packaging’s technology manipulates PET’s morphology to create a container with properties that surpass standard PET.
‘New Normal’ Marks 30th Chinaplas Show
Show breaks attendance records as Chinese economy slows.
Breakthrough Process Opens Up Vast Landscape for Biobased Materials
DuPont and ADM have “game-changing” platform technology based on long sought-after molecule.
DuPont and Dow Plan “Merger of Equals”
Two companies will become one--and then three.
Top DuPont Award Goes To Flex-Rigid Mono-Material Container
A mono-material package that marries flexible and rigid packaging wins top DuPont 2015 Packaging Innovation Award.
DuPont Experts And Partners To Address Recycling, Lightweighting, Optimal Material Selection
At NPE2015, DuPont scientists and other industry experts will host seminars on recycling and material innovation & selection for automotive, packaging, and medical devices.
Borealis Fully Acquires Ethylene Copolymer Joint Venture
Specialty Polymers Antwerp N.V., the joint venture between Borealis and Dupont now fully owned by Borealis.
Chinaplas Show Offers News For Packaging, Automotive, Electronics
Fast-growing plastics fair showcases the region’s growing appetite for sophisticated food packaging, and more.
DuPont Shows Off New Film Structures
DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, Del., rolled out a series of packaging innovations at last month’s Interpack 2014 show in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Novel Materials Stretch Process Capabilities
The potential for new or unusual materials to broaden the application potential of standard plastics processes was explored in a number of papers at April’s SPE ANTEC conference in Orlando, Fla.
Surlyn Ionomer Overmolding of Cosmetic Jar Has Distinctive Printing Effect
WEB EXCLUSIVE: The kaleidoscopic visual appeal of Surlyn ionomer from DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, Del., was exemplified last month at Luxe Pack 2012 in Monaco by Italian cosmetics packaging designer Lucchese Design.
On-Line Modeling Tool for Easy Tie-Layer Selection
WEB EXCLUSIVE: DuPont Packaging, Wilmington, Del., has introduce the second in a series of online predictive modeling tools that promises to simplify tie-layer material selection, a critical step in multilayer packaging design.
DuPont Honors Packaging Innovators
Sixteen winners honored in 23rd annual awards ceremony.
ADDITIVES: A New Toolkit for Modifying PLA
New additives boost performance, processability, and appearance of biopolymer.
MATERIALS: High-Barrier Nylons for Cosmetic Containers
DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, Del., has introduced two new grades of Selar PA amorphous nylon for use as a high-barrier resin in containers for nail polish and waterproof mascara.
Materials: Prices Up for Nylons, Styrenics, Ethylene Copolymers
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Prices are rising this month and next for several materials by anywhere from 4¢ to 10¢/lb
20 Years Of Growth, But Color Still Comes First
If they were having delivery, quality and consistency issues with the color compound they had purchased, most processors would probably try sourcing material from another compounder.
Boosting Extrusion Productivity-Part II of III: Optimize Product Changeover & Purging
Extrusion processors typically run a number of different products and resins.
Close-Up On Technology - Melt-Phase Billet Forming Adds New Option for Containers
PBM Plastics in Newport News, Va., has commercialized a variant of the thermoforming process that reportedly produces deep-draw, highly uniform containers with low internal stresses.