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Celanese Acquires Conductive Plastics Compounder
The acquisition of Cool Polymers includes its thermally and electrically conductive compounds, as well as electrically insulative compounds, based on a variety of engineering plastics and elastomers.
Article Published: 10/21/2014
Braskem Breaks Ground On New UHMWPE Plant
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on schedule for the construction of Braskem first North American UHMWPE plant.
Article Published: 10/16/2014
RPET Supply & Prices Stable
Fourth-quarter RPET should not see any big moves.
Article Published: 10/8/2014
Tiger Stripe-Free PP, TPOs Featured on Citroen C4
The new Citroen C4 Cactus uses Borealis' tiger stripe-free PP and TPOs in both exterior and interior applications.
Article Published: 9/29/2014
PEEK Featured In New Line of Subsea Connectors
Victrex's PEEK is the overmolded insulating material in a new line of highly-efficient connectors for subsea and downhole applications.
Article Published: 9/28/2014
APPLICATION: Newborn Hearing Screener Features New Opaque Copolyester
Eastman's new opaque copolyester replaces PC/ABS in newborn hearing screener housing.
Article Published: 9/25/2014
APPLICATION: Two Materials Boost Sustainability Of Electrical Installations
Schneider Electric's new electrical installation boxes feature eco-conscious design enabled by two PolyOne materials.
Article Published: 9/25/2014
Second Chances for Bioplastics Technologies
New opportunities for Trellis Earth Products and Metabolix.
Article Published: 9/23/2014
PE, PP, PVC Prices Move Up; PS, Engineering Resins Flat-to-Down
Tight monomer supplies put upward pressure on polyolefin and PVC prices, while the reverse is true for PS and ‘commodity’ engineering resins.
Article Published: 9/23/2014
Formulating LLDPE/LDPE Blends For Abuse–Resistant Blown Film
A new study shows how the type and amount of LDPE in blends with LLDPE affect the processing and strength/toughness properties of blown film. Data are shown for both LDPE-rich and LLDPE-rich blends.
Article Published: 9/23/2014

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