NEWS

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.  

Teel Plastics Continues in Battle Against Coronavirus

2/5/2021

Newly installed Davis-Standard extrusion lines address swab-stick demand.

Hanser Planning Digital Trade Show Focused on Sustainability

2/4/2021

Scheduled for April, the D-Expo Circular Economy will allow plastics professionals worldwide to connect with a focus on sustainability, recycling, eco-design, life-cycle, and more.

DSM and Neste in Strategic Partnership to Create High-Performance Plastics from Sustainable Feedstock

2/4/2021

Key to the collaboration is DSM Engineering Materials which will start replacing a significant portion of the fossil feedstock used to date in the manufacture of its engineering resins  with feedstock produced from recycled waste plastics and/or 100% bio-based hydrocarbons.

Acrylic Impact Modifiers Key to Enhanced Callaway Golf Balls

2/4/2021

Dow’s Paraloid impact modifier and a proprietary blend of Surlyn ionomers make up the hybrid cover of Callaway’s new ERC Soft and Supersoft golf balls.