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Published: 7/20/2017

General Polymers Further Expands its Thermoplastic Materials Portfolio
The less than a year-old company has expanded its geographic reach as well.

Published: 7/19/2017

ChevronPhillips to Start Up Two New PE Units; Braskem to Build Large PP Plant
Some of the expected new PE capacity is coming on stream, while plans for what will be the largest PP unit in the Americas are underway.

Published: 7/19/2017

Trinseo Expands into Soft-Touch Polymers Through Acquisition
Italy's API has a broad portfolio including TPEs, TPUs, EVA-based compounds, two component PU, as well as bioplastics.

Published: 7/17/2017

R-PET Prices Stable in First Quarter
Not much action in the first quarter, and no big changes expected in the near term.

Published: 6/28/2017

Most Resin Prices Down or Flat; PC and Nylon 66 Up for Now
Falling feedstock prices are a key driver as we enter the third quarter.

Published: 6/27/2017

Canadian Water Bottler Gets More Than Expected From New PET Recycling Line
Bottle-to-bottle PET recycling line recycles pre-washed post-consumer PET bottle flake.

Published: 6/8/2017

Borealis to Build Dedicated Auto PP Compounding Plant
Company looks to secure position as a local supplier to automotive OEMs and Tier partners.

Published: 6/8/2017

New Materials, Applications Among Highlights of SPC Bioplastics Conference
New PLA, PHA, starch-based resins emerge.

Published: 5/31/2017

Commodity Resin Prices Falling
Lower feedstock costs, improved supplies, lower export prices are among key factors.

Published: 5/31/2017

Medical-Tubing Innovator Bets on Silicone Solutions
Trelleborg gains footprint in silicone-based implantable medical extrusions.