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A Message from DAK Americas LLC
As Seen In Plastics Technology
‘We Don’t Shy Away from a Challenge’
Meredith-Springfield thrives on technically difficult blow molding jobs that others avoid. Its latest pioneering effort is pushing the limits in the new field of EPET.
DAK Americas to Acquire PET Recycling Facility
DAK’s acquisition of Perpetual Recycling Solutions facility will complement its current food-grade rPET capacity in Argentina.
Why Blow Molders Are Switching to EPET
High clarity, easy incorporation of handles, and recycling resin code No. 1 are the principal drivers for converting to EPET resins for extrusion blow molding.
Commodity Resin Prices Falling
Lower feedstock costs, improved supplies, lower export prices are among key factors.
'Sustainable,Renewable' Materials Get Attention At NPE2015
Suppliers of biopolymers, such as MHG, and others who have bio-based raw material content and recycling content in their product offerings, such as DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., were among the several material suppliers at NPE2015 who saw plenty of action. MHG (Meridian Holdings Group) reported an “astounding level of positive response” at the big show, where it showcased its new generation of patented biopolymers based on PHA, as well as services such as R&D and toll manufacturing for bio-based materials the company now offers to business partners.
MATERIALS AT NPE: All Market Sectors Benefit from Large Crop of New Materials
Higher-performance and easier processing PE film resins for packaging, a one-pass crosslinked PE for photovoltaic (PV) wire and cable, several higher-performing nylons and TPEs, “greener” plastics, and enhanced styrenic and PC resins are among the new materials that made their debut at the big show in Orlando, Fla., last month.
DAK to Buy Wellman’s PET Business
Move follows DAK purchase of Eastman's PET operation.
DAK Americas Completes Eastman Acquisition
Last month, DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, N.C., completed its purchase of the integrated PET and PTA business of Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tenn.
Industry & Technology News - December 2010
Novel TPE/Polyimide Medical Tubing Through a special manufacturing process, TPE tubing with one or more lumens is being extruded inside thermoset polyimide medical tubing.
Lots of Action in Plastics Recycling
Several projects in recent months will increase capacity for recycled plastics.
DAK Americas Forms Specialty Polymers Business
WEB EXCLUSIVE PET resin maker DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., has acquired the business and formulation technology for Crystal specialty polyester resins formerly made by DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, Del. (DAK did not acquire the Crystar trade name.) These resins, made with DuPont “2GT” technology, are custom-tailored for with special I.V. levels, additives, and/or copolymers.
Largest PET Recycling Plant Coming in 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE PET resin and fiber producer DAK Americas, LLC, Charlotte, N.C., and leading carpet producer Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, Ga., have created a new joint venture to recycle PET from post-consumer bottles.
Teeny-Tiny PET Vial Is Injection-Blow Molded
Sabel Plastechs Inc. doesn’t flinch at challenging development projects that stretch the limits of blow molding.
NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Materials
From PPs for frozen-food packaging to nylons and alloys that withstand the heat of circuit-board soldering or automotive paint ovens, NPE 2006 was rich in news of commodity and engineering resins and TPEs.
What to See at NPE 2006: Materials
Fewer thermoplastic materials suppliers will make the trip to Chicago this year.
NPE News Wrap-Up: Materials
New materials at NPE 2003 target automotive, appliance, and packaging sectors. Engineering thermoplasticsdominate the news, but there were also severalnew TPEs and a few polypropylene introductions.