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SABIC Aims to Develop Next-Generation PP
Startup of new pilot plant slated for end of March.
Resin Prices Mostly Higher, But Some Will Fall Back
A flat-to-down trajectory projected by year’s end.
SPE announces 2016 SPE foundation scholarship award recipients
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has announced the winners of the 2016 scholarship program administered by SPE Foundation, including 42 scholarships totaling more than $110,000.
Braskem Commissions New UHMWPE Plant
The new Texas plant reflects another Braskem milestone investment in North America.
New Source for Homopolymer Polyacetal
KEP's new homopolymer POM boasts next-generation attributes, such as a wider processing window.
Nylon 6 Producer AdvanSix Launched as an Independent Company
AdvanSix's competitive advantage includes its vertically-integrated manufacturing.
Resin Prices Mostly Higher
Third quarter ends with upward movement for most resin prices, even for high-volume engineering grades, except for PET.
New Pump Helps Resin Producer Gear Up for Higher Productivity
Adding new gear pumps allowed LLDPE producer to boost production by nearly 40% and cut downtime.
Outrunning the Competition with the First Plastic 2-Stroke Engine Valves
All it took was some original ideas, a lot of nerve, and a little high-tech injection molding.
Novel Hot-Runner Technology Borrows From Flat-Die Extrusion
Nozzles with a wide slit fill at lower temperature and pressure.