NEWS

PUBLISHED: 5/24/2019

SABIC to Expand Capacity of Ultem PEI and Extem TPI

Significant investment in production expansion of SABIC’s high-heat resins underway.


PUBLISHED: 5/23/2019

Stratasys, Solvay Partner to Bring New FDM Materials to Market

Solvay selected as first materials leader to develop Stratasys-approved filament for the F900 3D printer.


PUBLISHED: 5/23/2019

CCR Specialty Chemicals Aims to Expand Additives for PVC Plastisols and Beyond

CCR sees potential for new aromatic oil blends for use as extenders in flexible PVC


PUBLISHED: 5/23/2019

Victrex PAEK Used to Make One-Piece Fitting for Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Systems

Swiss manufacturer VICI first to offer multi-use thermoplastic fitting that also allows easy handling and greater flexibility in the higher-pressure range.


PUBLISHED: 5/22/2019

Lindar CEO Tom Haglin Receives SPE's Thermoformer of the Year Award

Tom Haglin’s career in the thermoforming industry is noteworthy for business growth, job creation, innovation and community impact.


PUBLISHED: 5/22/2019

Wolfgang Meyer Named PPA President

Believes the PPA is instrumental in helping the next generation enter the plastics industry.


PUBLISHED: 5/21/2019

BASF to Build Plants for Engineering Plastics and TPUs in China

BASF’s proposed integrated “Verbund” site in Zhanjiang will ‘host the first plants to contribute to global capacity for both engineering plastics and TPUs.


PUBLISHED: 5/20/2019

KraussMaffei Launches Chinese-Made All-Electric Injection Machines, Twin-Screw Extruders and Robotics Line at Chinaplas 2019

The products, which are targeting the local market and export, will be supported by a new manufacturing site that broke ground in in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province in March.


PUBLISHED: 5/20/2019

Five Straight Years of Record Returns for Engel and a Doubling of Production Space for Wintec in China

The Austrian maker of injection molding machines set a new record for sales in its last fiscal year completed in March—Euro 1.6 billion—while announcing a doubling of manufacturing space for its Wintec line of Chinese-made machines at Ch...


PUBLISHED: 5/17/2019

BASF Starts Up Expanded Compounding Plant in Mexico

At the newly expanded Altamira plant, BASF is producing Ultradur PBT and Ultramid nylon product lines. 


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