NEWS

PUBLISHED: 6/29/2020

DSM Acquires Part of Clariant’s 3D Printing Business Portfolio

The agreement allows DSM to offer customers rapid product development iterations for filaments and pellets based on application needs.


PUBLISHED: 6/29/2020

Carbios Begins Construction on Demo Plant for PET Recycling

The demonstration plant will validate the economic and technical performance of Carbios’ process and the first phase of the system operations is scheduled to launch in the second quarter of 2021.


PUBLISHED: 6/27/2020

R&D/Leverage in Stretch-Blow Tooling Alliance with Aoki

A domestic source for tool design, build and repair for Aoki injection stretch-blow molding machines.


PUBLISHED: 6/25/2020

Coronavirus Pandemic Boosts Topas COC Demand

Polyplastics’ Topas COC is already being used in testing kits for COVID-19 and developments in therapy delivery containers are underway.


PUBLISHED: 6/24/2020

Reifenhauser Converts Second Pilot Line for Protective Gear in Coronavirus Fight

Line will produce enough material to create 1.2 million coveralls for hospital workers aiding COVID-19 patients.


PUBLISHED: 6/23/2020

Ineos Details Final Results of Polystyrene Recycling Project

Depolymerization helps to eliminate post-consumer waste and recover valuable resources.


PUBLISHED: 6/23/2020

Adsale Optimistic for Chinaplas 2021’s Prospects after Cancelling 2020 Edition

In a virtual press conference, Adsale executives discussed the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the Chinese plastics industry and offered a virtual tour of the show’s new home in Shenzhen.


PUBLISHED: 6/22/2020

Elix Polymers' High-Flow ABS Used in Battery-Powered Vacuum Cleaner

Miele & Cie chose Elix Polymers’ high-flow 118HF ABS for reduced wall-thickness housing components for its new Triflex HXL vacuum. 


PUBLISHED: 6/22/2020

Chroma Color Acquires Epolin Chemical

Chroma’s acquisition of Epolin significantly expands its product offerings in targeted growth markets.


PUBLISHED: 6/18/2020

Testing: Vertical Spectrophotometer for Hard-to-Measure Materials and Shapes

Datacolor’s SpectraVision V vertical model measures and digitally communicates the color of “unmeasurables” for expanded applications.