1500 E N Territorial Rd.
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
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.
RheTech Agrees To Acquisition By Hexpol
Sweden's Hexpol is acquiring Michigan's compounder RheTech.
Ford & Coca-Cola Get "Plastics From Renewable Sources Award"
The two companies collaborated in the development of the first-ever automotive interior fabric made from the same renewable material used to produce Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Technology.
MATERIALS: Biocomposite Uses ‘Green’ HDPE
WEB EXCLUSIVE: RheTech, Inc., offers a new grade of RheVision biocomposite using sugar cane-based HDPE supplied by Brazil’s Braskem (U.S. office in Philadelphia, Pa.). The initial product is RheTech’s first “green biocomposite,” in that it uses both bio-fiber and a biobased polymer.
MATERIALS: New Bioplastic Compounds for Durables
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two compounders recently launched new grades of compounds based on biopolymers or on biofiber reinforcements.
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
MATERIALS: PP Compounds with Bio-Fibers
WEB EXCLUSIVE: RheTech, Inc., Whitmore Lake, Mich., has come out with a new line of “biocomposites” consisting of polypropylene reinforced with waste biomaterials—initially, wood fiber, rice hulls, and flax fiber.
MATERIALS: More Capacity in Resins & Compounding
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Three expansions in resin production and three in compounding were announced recently.
News in Long-Fiber Thermoplastics at NPE
WEB EXCLUSIVE At NPE next month, at least two materials suppliers will be featuring new developments in long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) compounds.
Long-Glass Thermoplastics and Blow Molding Grab SPE Automotive Awards
Long-glass reinforcements and structural blow molding accounted for four of this year’s nine SPE Automotive Innovation Awards, presented last month in Detroit.