NEWS

Freezing Weather Conditions in the Gulf Coast Suspend Production of Polyolefins

2/16/2021

Several Texas-based olefin/polyolefin production facilities shuttered.

Universal Robot Receives New President

2/16/2021

The Danish manufacturer of collaborative robots announced that Kim Povlsen will become president effective March 1.

ACS Group Names New Northeast Regional Sales Manager

2/12/2021

Auxiliary equipment supplier ACS Group has hired Jason Spangler as its new northeast regional sales manager.

Milliken Joins Global Organization for PHA to Drive Adoption of Biodegradable Polymers in Single-Use Packaging

2/11/2021

Existing and new additives technology from Milliken will be aimed at improving the processing performance, aesthetics and other key attributes of PHA biopolymers.  

Eastman’s ‘Acetate Renew’ to be Used By Luxury Eyewear Manufacturer

2/11/2021

Thélios to use Mazzucchelli new acetate sheet made from Eastman’s  chemically recycled acetate.

Glycon Announces Changes to Management Team

2/10/2021

Expanded roles for Jon Kuhman, John Phelan.

Nordson Names New Veep, Pelletizing Manager

2/8/2021

Jesus Crespo, Curtis Hatchitt join firm.

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composite Replaces Aluminum Motor Housing

2/8/2021

Avient’s Complēt LFT thermoplastic composite chosen by food processing equipment maker Bettcher to replace the cast aluminum support yoke of its Quantum Motor.

Sustainable Global Packaging for Toilet Cleansers

2/8/2021

Henkel’s new packaging for two brands of cleaners boast more recycle content.

New Form of 3D-Printed Material Aimed at Lighter, Safer Car Designs and More

2/8/2021

Team of researchers led by University of Glasgow combined polyolefins with multiwall carbon nanotubes to come up with a new plate-lattice cellular ‘metamaterial’ with impressive impact resistance.