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Recycled Resin Prices Mixed at Midyear
RPET prices are weak while R-HDPE is strong.
Article Published: 7/15/2014
MATERIALS: Ineos To Fully-Own Styrolution
By year's end, Ineos will be sole owner of Stryrolution, its 50-50 joint venture with BASF.
Article Published: 6/30/2014
MATERIALS: Kraton Opens Up Innovation Center
A pilot facility in Belpre, Ohio, has been opened by Houston-based Kraton to produce a wide range of SBC-type developmental materials.
Article Published: 6/30/2014
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

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