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Published: 2/20/2017

LSR & Other Materials Know-How for Molders at April Conference
Materials and Additives are examples of the broad focus of Plastics Technology’s Molding 2017 Conference & Exhibit.

Published: 2/16/2017

Suppliers Team to Run Precision Teflon Tubing at Medical Show
Apart from the triennial K Show, extrusion system suppliers don’t operate lines at trade fairs that much anymore.

Published: 2/15/2017

Victrex Expands Its “Downstream” Parts Manufacturing Business
The joint venture with Tri-Mack Plastics to accelerate use of PAEK composite components in aerospace.

Published: 2/14/2017

Sidel’s Lightweight Bottle Design; One Relevant Example of Resin Savings
The current upward trajectory of PET prices makes such designs more attractive.

Published: 2/8/2017

Upward Pricing for PS, PVC and More
Higher global oil prices and derivative feedstocks are among the factors driving resin price increases in PS, PVC, PET and nylons.

Published: 2/3/2017

PE Prices Moving Up; PP Prices Spike Sharply
An early outlook: the reversal in the trajectory of polyolefin prices is happening faster than usual.

Published: 2/1/2017

Bioplastic Based on a Fragrant Cellulose By-Product
U.K. university researchers utilize chemical found in pine needles to produce new bioplastic.

Published: 1/30/2017

The Run-Up of Spot Propylene Prices: What’s in Store for PP Market
PCW’s editorial experts describe current PP market as “paused”.

Published: 1/26/2017

P&G Unveils New Shampoo Bottle from Recycled Beach Plastic
The new Plastics Economy includes shampoo bottles made out of beach plastic.

Published: 1/25/2017

Same Mold, Multiple Frame Styles With New Highly-Transparent Nylon Eyewear Tech
Developed by Evonik and Tungfung, Implex preform technology offers greater flexibility for eyeglasses.