PUBLISHED: 6/17/2020

PolyOne to Boost Production of Recycled Nylon and Biobased TPEs in Europe

Capacity of both PolyOne’s Nymax post-industrial recycled nylons and ReSound OM biobased TPEs will be increased in Europe.

PUBLISHED: 6/17/2020

Owner of American Cord & Webbing Acquires Custom Injection Molder

 Advantage Plastic Products, acquired by owner of ACW Mark Krauss, serve industries such as medical, electronics and environmental.

PUBLISHED: 6/15/2020

NGR Working with Woody on Recyclable Wood-Based Plastic

Finnish company Woodly demonstrated the recyclability of its new type of plastic based on wood cellulose material, which was verified on NGR equipment.

PUBLISHED: 6/15/2020

PolyOne Expands Production of OnFlex TPEs to North America

PolyOnes OnFlex LO and AF TPE grades are useful for a broad range of automotive applications.

PUBLISHED: 6/15/2020

Ingeo PLA-Based Coffee Capsules Pass EU Standard for Disintegration in Composting

NatureWorks teamed up with Flo and CIC to conduct field trail that shows compostability of PLA coffees capsules—used and unused.

PUBLISHED: 6/11/2020

Agilyx, Dolco Packaging Collaborate on Polystyrene Recycling

Agilyx who will use its proprietary technology to recycle the packaging into next generation polystyrene.

PUBLISHED: 6/11/2020

RJG Training Facility Adds Bole Machine

RJG’s Gibsonville, N.C. training site has added a 110-ton servodriven hydraulic Bole consignment machine.

PUBLISHED: 6/10/2020

Early Signs of an Upturn from the Great Economic Disruption?

Estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the U.S. employment rate fell to 13.3% in May following the 14.7% rate in April. 29,800 jobs were recouped in plastics and rubber products manufacturing in May, after 900 and 73,...

PUBLISHED: 6/10/2020

Zinc Shown to be Effective Against Viruses on Plastic Surfaces

Using a body’s own trace element zinc inside solid plastics, The Netherlands’ Parx Materials has shown it reduces viruses five times faster than normal.

PUBLISHED: 6/9/2020

Paxis, Sartomer to Develop Custom Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Sartomer will work with Paxis to develop a library of new custom materials tailored to work with the Wave Applied Voxel (WAV) technology and solve application-specific needs.