SimpaTec Opens U.S. Office, Partners With Mold Temperature Control Supplier


The German headquartered provider of 3D CAE software for optimizing part design and injection molding processes has opened an office in Charlotte, N.C. and partnered with Contura MTC.

Uniphase Doubles Size With $3 Million Expansion


The custom injection molder and moldmaker has completed a 25,000-ft2 expansion, bringing its facility in St. Charles, Ill. to 50,000-ft2.

Start-Up Company to Accelerate Development of Renewable Feedstocks


Trillium Renewable Chemicals to advance technology for production of such feedstocks as acrylonitrile for use in ABS and other plastics.

SABIC Joins Collaborative Scholarship to Enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Chemical Industry Workforce


SABIC to sponsor 10 undergraduate students over the next two years.  

Heartland Industries to Open Industrial Hemp Processing Facility


With financing from Bank of Ann Arbor, Heartland’s facilities will process 1.5 million lb/yr of industrial hemp for automotive, plastics and packaging industries.

Evonik Looks to Extend the Service Life of Joint Prostheses with PEEK Biomaterials


A collaboration between Evonik and Boston’s Mass. General’s Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory is underway to transfer innovation from veterinary to human medicine

SI Group Adds China Location to Manufacture Weston 705


Production startup of SI Group’s proprietary liquid antioxidant scheduled for May 2021.

3D Printing ‘Veteran’ Materialise Acquires Option to Buy Link3D


Materialise’s potential acquisition to accelerate roadmap to offer cloud-based access to integrated software platform  

Nova Chemicals Surpasses 65% Completion of its Polyolefins Growth Projects in Ontario


With its accelerated timetable Nova Chemicals is targeting 2022 start-up.

Supercritical Steam Process Can Convert All Plastic Waste to Virgin Materials


Mura Technology’s HydroPRS process creates raw ingredients for infinitely recyclable new virgin-grade products from all types of plastic.