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How to Dry PET for Container Applications
PET is extremely hygroscopic, highly moisture sensitive, and one of the toughest challenges to dry. Here are the basic principles of doing it right for rigid packaging applications
Article Published: 11/24/2014
Italian Furniture Maker Releases YouTube Film On Its Use of PC
"15 Years of Transparency", a new film by Kartell features some of the most iconic furniture pieces in the design industry made with Lexan PC.
Article Published: 11/21/2014
DSM to Build New High-Viscosity Nylon 6 Plant
DSM's first North American high-viscosity nylon 6 plant to planned for start-up in mid-2016.
Article Published: 11/12/2014
Italian Compounder Starts Up U.S. Production
The So.F.Ter Group has brought on line its first U.S. plant to produce a broad range of compounds.
Article Published: 11/2/2014
Prices of PE, PP Heading Up; PS, PVC Moving Down
Polyolefin prices were up as the fourth quarter rolled in, while PS and PVC prices were moving in the opposite direction.
Article Published: 10/27/2014
Clearly a Contender
LSR Vies for New Applications in Automotive, Lighting, Healthcare, and More.
Article Published: 10/24/2014
Long-Fiber Thermoplastics Grab Attention At Automotive Composites Conference
LFT looks promising in automotive, with lightweighting, balanced stiffness and toughness, and processing advances as key attractions.
Article Published: 10/24/2014
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

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