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Published: 10/11/2016

Nylon 6 Producer AdvanSix Launched as an Independent Company
AdvanSix's competitive advantage includes its vertically-integrated manufacturing.

Published: 9/27/2016

Resin Prices Mostly Higher
Third quarter ends with upward movement for most resin prices, even for high-volume engineering grades, except for PET.

Published: 9/27/2016

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.

Published: 9/27/2016

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.

Published: 9/22/2016

Novel Hot-Runner Technology Borrows From Flat-Die Extrusion
Nozzles with a wide slit fill at lower temperature and pressure.

Published: 9/21/2016

Graham, Blue Star Silicones Combine on Medical, Pharma Tubing
Collaboration intended to advance the development and testing of medical- and pharmaceutical-grade silicone tubing.

Published: 9/14/2016

Metabolix Sells Bioplastics Business
With the sale of its business this month to food and bioengineering Korean giant CJ CheilJedang, Metabolix exits the bioplastics business.

Published: 9/14/2016

Albis Plastic and Barnet Launch Recycling Joint Venture
The new Albis Barnet Polymers company will recycle, repelletize, and market post-industrial raw material, and use them to compound Albis' componds.

Published: 9/13/2016

Sekisui Plastics Starts Up New Hybrid Foam Molding Facility in Mexico
Sekisui Plastics continues to expand its business both in the U.S. and in Mexico.

Published: 9/7/2016

Braskem Launches HMS-PP
Company is targeting a variety of foams as well as solid compounded or deep-draw thermoforming applications