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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
Rogan Corp. at 80: Growing in Medical, LSR, Two-Shot Molding
Bondable TPEs and LSRs support growth in two-shot molding for medical and other markets.
Article Published: 9/23/2014
Liquid Composites Molding Progresses at BMW and VW
With lightweighting and fuel efficiency as drivers, two German automakers pursue alternative technologies for structural parts.
Article Published: 9/23/2014
MATERIALS: Newcomer Compounder To U.S. Expands
Just one year after establishing its sales company here, Lehmann & Voss has further expanded its portfolio through a recent acquisition.
Article Published: 9/22/2014
Newcomer Compounder Lehmann & Voss Expands US Business
Just one year after establishing its sales company here, Lehmann & Voss has further expanded its portfolio through a key acquisition.
Article Published: 9/19/2014
Solvay To Buy Chevron Phillips PPS Business
Expanding its specialty polymers portfolio, Solvay will acquire the Ryton PPS business from CP Chem.
Article Published: 9/7/2014
RTP Expands Its Mexican Thermoplastics Compounding Facility
New pultrusion line and LFT compounds now at RTP's Mexican compounding facility.
Article Published: 9/7/2014
Borealis Fully Acquires Ethylene Copolymer Joint Venture
Specialty Polymers Antwerp N.V., the joint venture between Borealis and Dupont now fully owned by Borealis.
Article Published: 9/7/2014
Commodity Resin Prices Heading Up
Upward pressure on prices comes from production disruptions and higher feedstock costs.
Article Published: 8/26/2014

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