Polyolefin Supplier Repsol and IMSE Provider TactoTek to Develop Optimized PP for Smart Surfaces


Repsol and TectoTek seek to jointly develop new PP-based Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE).

Penn State Behrend to Offer New Polymer Engineering and Science Major


Students in the college’s new Polymer Engineering and Science program will learn polymer behavior and use that knowledge to design new, specialized and more sustainable materials.

Arburg Announces Live, Interactive Broadcasts


arburgXvision launches in January with 10 subsequent monthly broadcasts featuring simultaneous English translation.

Engel Launches Used Machinery Business


Located in Prague based on Eastern Europe’s interest in second-hand equipment, the unit will buy back, refurbish and sell injection molding machines and robots.

Husky Announces Digital Event


Experience Husky will be a two-day interactive virtual event that will include webinars and presentations from subject matter experts; virtual tours of Husky campuses; and more.

Italian Machine Tool Builder Sets up U.S. Operation


Firm furnishes CNC machines for sheet for tooling applications.

Braskem Partners with University for Sustainable Plastic Production Using CO2 Capture and Use


Braskem project is being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago.

European Machinery Suppliers See Steadying Markets


After a sharp drop in activity at the start of the year, the German plastics and rubber machinery sector has corrected with 2020 orders tracking only 3% below 2019 levels, while Austria’s Engel and Wittmann Battenfeld saw North American bright spots.

Arkema to Divest PMMA Business to Trinseo


Venerable Plexiglas brand to join former Dow styrenics business..

Star Plastics and LATI Partner to Expand Availability of Specialty Engineered Compounds


The Star Plastics/LATI global alliance will expand material offerings in North America, Europe, and Asia.