Braskem Introduces E-Commerce of PP Filament Spools for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing


Available through thermoplastics distributor M.Holland, this is the first time Braskem’s PP 3D printing filament spools are targeted to all consumers via e-commerce.

Eriez Completes Plant Expansion


A major expansion provides space for manufacturing, R&D, aftermarket repair and a new Recycling Test Center for full-scale equipment demonstrations.

Lanxess to Acquire Emerald Kalama Chemicals


Emerald Kalama’s additives for plastics include non-phthalate PVC plasticizers and polyolefin modifiers.

Recycling Group Hires New President


Plastics Forming Enterprise names Kristi Hansen president.   

Intertech Adds Five New Injection Molding Machines


The Denver-based custom injection molder added the Toyo all-electric presses in support of new business in the packaging, consumer and industrial goods segments.

North American Plastics Machinery Shipments Rise Again


Injection molding and extrusion machine shipments rose by double digits in the fourth quarter of 2020, marking their third straight quarter of growth.

'Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day' Recognized on Feb. 20.


Plastics additives and adhesives supplier Mayzo has joined the worldwide campaign engaging girls in the engineering field.  

Freezing Weather Conditions in the Gulf Coast Suspend Production of Polyolefins


Several Texas-based olefin/polyolefin production facilities shuttered.

Universal Robot Receives New President


The Danish manufacturer of collaborative robots announced that Kim Povlsen will become president effective March 1.

ACS Group Names New Northeast Regional Sales Manager


Auxiliary equipment supplier ACS Group has hired Jason Spangler as its new northeast regional sales manager.