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MATERIALS: Braskem To Build UHMWPE Plant
A new UHMWPE plant is planned by Braskem at its LaPort, Texas site.
Article Published: 6/30/2014
Prices of Commodity & Engineering Thermoplastics Trend Flat to Lower
Prices of PP, PS drop as PE, PVC are flat or softening. Ditto for ABS, PC, and nylon 6 and 66.
Article Published: 6/22/2014
Clean-Room LSR Molding Cell For New Approach to HIV/AIDS Prevention
Injection press, metering system, and mold are engineered for medical molding of drug-impregnated LSR.
Article Published: 6/20/2014
Chinaplas Show Offers News For Packaging, Automotive, Electronics
Fast-growing plastics fair showcases the region’s growing appetite for sophisticated food packaging, and more.
Article Published: 6/19/2014
MATERIALS: Shrimp Shells Play Key Role In New Bioplastic
Substance that makes shrimp shells hardy used by Wyss Institute to make new bioplastic for 3D parts.
Article Published: 6/19/2014
Meredian’s PHA Ready for Commercial Production
The firm has 60 million lb of capacity ready for use.
Article Published: 6/17/2014
Styron To Exit Commodity PC Resin Business
Specialty PC compounds and blends in North America is Styron's new focus.
Article Published: 6/5/2014
PolyOne Expands Medical-Grade Material Offerings
A recent agreement with Biomerics has resulted in PolyOne becoming the exclusive distributor of medical-grade TPUs.
Article Published: 6/4/2014
Solvay And e-Xstream to Speed Up Metal-To-Plastic Substitution For Car Makers
The MMI Technyl Design, an advanced simulation service for automotive OEMs jointly created by Solvay and e-Xstream, is said to accurately predict the performance of injection-molded parts, which when replacing metals, ultimately contributes to reduc...
Article Published: 5/29/2014
Price Trend Still Flat to Lower
Prices for three of four commodity resin trending down. PE relatively stable.
Article Published: 5/21/2014

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