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Published: 5/22/2017

Teknor Apex Debuts New Engineering Resins Div. with Novel Nylon Family
New strong, tough aromatic nylons.

Published: 5/22/2017

Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Could Halt PE Bag Waste
Wax worms can chemically digest polyethylene films.

Published: 5/15/2017

Eastman Launches Cellulose-Based Engineering Bioplastic at Chinaplas 2017
Based 50% on cellulose that is derived from sustainably managed forests, the material reportedly compares favorably to PC, ABS and PC/ABS blends.

Published: 5/12/2017

Beach Plastic: A Recycling Story
Plastics Technology went to the beach in San Diego; not for surfing but to see first hand how local collection of beach plastic is enabling P&G's newest sustainable package.

Published: 4/28/2017

New Process & Material Permits Big Weight Savings on Foamed Parts
New firm develops technology that offers weight reductions up to 65% for large injection molded polyolefin parts.

Published: 4/25/2017

Commodity Resin Prices Dropping
A reversal of several industry factors is likely to drive prices down this quarter.

Published: 4/25/2017

What You Need to Know About Drying Specialty Nylons
PPA is being used more frequently by molders for demanding high-heat applications in automotive and other markets. While in the nylon family, it does not dry quite like nylon. Follow these tips.

Published: 4/24/2017

News in TP Composites At JEC 2017 Show
Thermoplastic composites were a large part of the innovations on display in Paris.

Published: 4/24/2017

New Additive Compatibilizes PE/PP Alloys
Multiblock polymer, when added in small amounts to a mix of the two otherwise incompatible polyolefins, creates a mechanically tough blend.

Published: 4/24/2017

Conference Explores Creating Reliable Recycling Supply Chain
Optimism reigned at the latest Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans.