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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
Addivant Opens New Headquarters
Addivant, the one-year old company formed from the Antioxidant and UV Stabilizer business of Chemtura, Corp., Middlebury, Conn., has moved into its new headquarters in Danbury, Conn.
Article Published: 5/21/2014
AmTopp To Boost Additive Concentrates Capacity
With an eye on meeting shorter lead times, this additive concentrates manufacturer has expansion plans underway.
Article Published: 5/15/2014
Americhem Renames Recently Acquired Compounder
First foray into engineered compounding.
Article Published: 5/8/2014
BASF Doubles Capacity Of Non-Phthalate Plasticizer
Product is known for its excellent toxicological profile and low migration rate.
Article Published: 5/8/2014

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