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


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

Glycon Announces Changes to Management Team


Expanded roles for Jon Kuhman, John Phelan.

Nordson Names New Veep, Pelletizing Manager


Jesus Crespo, Curtis Hatchitt join firm.

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composite Replaces Aluminum Motor Housing


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


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


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


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

Hanser Planning Digital Trade Show Focused on Sustainability


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


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


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.