Borealis Steps Up in Austrian Face Mask Initiative in the Coronavirus Crisis by Producing Meltblown Fabrics on Unique Pilot Line
Borealis’ new proprietary PP meltblown resin has boosted filtration properties due to its capability for finer fibers.
Two compounders that specialize in engineering thermoplastics for technical applications discuss what they are doing to meet demands for PCR compounds.
Thermoformed Plastics of New England (TPNE) Launches its Own Line of Face Shields to Help in the Fight Against Coronavirus
ExxonMobil Collaborates with the Nonwoven Institute (NWI) to Help Accelerate Face Mask Production for Frontliners During the Coronavirus Crisis
ExxonMobil has donated 146,000 lb of PP and PP-based performance polymers to NWI for nonwoven fabrics used in medical face masks in the fight against COVID-19
Lindal Converts Aerosol Manufacturing Equipment to Make Sustainable and Needed Face Shields in Fight Against Coronavirus
Dow is idling three PE plants and two elastomer plants to address supply/demand imbalance, exacerbated by the coronavirus impact/
Tooling Tech Supplied Thermoform Tooling for Hospital Bed Production in Support of Coronavirus Relief
Tooling Tech was able to go from design to finished tool in less that the two-week delivery requested by Kruger for Emergency & Disaster Relief Beds in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
Westfall Technik to promore use of EcoCore PP foam core technology in the U.S. to create new opportunities for more sustainable lightweight single-use and reusable packaging.
CAI Performance Additives LDV-1035T boasts ‘permanent’ removal of VOCs during compounding eliminating odors in filled PP and TPO compounds.
The planned Ineos and Plastic Energy facility will use the latter’s patented TAC technology to break down plastic waste and turn it into ‘premium’ polyollefin-based plastics.
Dow Develops Simplified, Lightweight Design for Face Shields in the Fight Against Coronavirus; Calls Out for Fabrication Partner
Aptar Seeks FDA Emergency Authorization for N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Decontamination with ActivShield
Aptar aims to contribute in the battle against coronavirus with its ActivShield controlled-release chlorine dioxide decontamination strips.
Troy University's Center for Materials & Manufacturing Sciences Looking for Sustainable Personal Protection Equipment Materials
The three-way polyolefins venture Bayport Polymers is now a 50/50 joint venture between Borealis and Total.
Volunteer Braskem workers move into plant to supply PP for nonwoven fabric used in N95 masks and more.