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Global Engineering Plastics Market to Grow by Over Seven Percent
New study projects strong growth for PC, nylon, ABS, PET & PBT, acetal, and fluoropolymers.

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Reducing Low-Level Background Gels in PE Film
While considered acceptable in many cases, they need not be tolerated and are usually attributable to minor screw-design flaws. Here’s some advice on what to do about them.

Dow EVOLV3D platform of high-performance materials

Dow Talks New EVOLV3D Universal Support Material, 3D Printing Market
Dow R&D Manager Nathan Wilmot told Plastics Technology the EVOLV3D USM addresses longstanding challenges in Fused Filament Fabrication related to broad compatibility and solubility.

Dow's Hefty EnergyBag program

Collaborative Program Converts Hard-to-Recycle Plastics into Energy Resources
Q&A with Dow’s Jon Pyper on the process, success stories and long-term goals of a new program to turn things like chip bags into energy, including diesel fuel.

PE collation film Oskar Blues

All-PE Printed Collation Film Replaces Cardboard for Craft Beer Packs
Berry, Dow collaboration helps boost sales for beer maker while cutting costs and offering more in the way of sustainability, branding and shelf appeal.

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News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

Additives: Silicone-Based Anti-Squeak Additive for Auto Interior Components
Dow Performance Silicones’ anti-squeak additive reduced COF in PC/ABS parts to void noise in vehicle cabin.

NPE2018 is the ideal place to be up-to-date about sustainable solutions.

Packaging: The Roads of Innovation Meet at Sustainability
In plastics packaging, most of the innovations are oriented towards sustainability, but how do we get there? Processors and industry leaders share their approaches.

E-commerce packaging is driving the need for extra protection

Packaging: Protection and Sustainability in a Single Pack
E-commerce explosion and the growing preference for fresh products are raising the bar of packaging protection capabilities, while keeping the track on sustainability.

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Highlights From The Earth Day Twitter Chat
Last week, Plastics Technology participated in a pre-Earth Day Twitter chat with Jeff Wooster of Dow Chemical, Kim Holmes of PLASTICS, Envision Plastics and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

Dow PacExpert cereal

Maco PKG Licenses Dow PacXpert Flexible Packaging Technology
Maco is the third North American licensee of the this technology, joining KRW Packaging Machinery and Ring Container.

Dow LSR grades

Materials: LSR Grades Offer Low-Temperature Curing, Primerless Adhesion to Copolyester
Curing at a lower temperature makes it feasible to overmold the materials onto heat-sensitive substrates, including copolyesters.

Hosokawa Alpine American 7-layer blown film line Dow

What is Your Extruder Trying to Tell You?
Being in tune with your film extrusion equipment will allow you to identify issues before they start impacting production.

DowDuPont Starts Up World-Scale Ethylene & PE Facility
New integrated, world-scale production facility started up for ethylene monomer and Elite enhanced polyethylene in Freeport, Texas.

DowDuPont Realigns Portfolio
The new merger makes adjustments within two of its three intended independent companies.

Dow Dupont

Updated Analysis on Dow and DuPont Merger Integration
Activist investors drive companies to seek outside counsel on proposed spin-offs.

Dow innate packaging resin

Conference Uncovers Innovations Across a Range of Processes, Markets
New materials and additives for injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming highlighted the SPE Polyolefins Conference.

SPE's Polyolefins Highlights: Materials & Additives
New semi-crystalline SEBS, additives for improved discoloration resistance, plant-based antioxidants, online compounding of TPO blends and more discussed in Houston.

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New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

MATERIALS: Three LLDPE Grades for Demanding Film Applications
Dow's new additions to its Dowlex line boasts higher performance and processability.

Product Categories of Dow Chemical Company

Ethylene Plastomers
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
MDPE
PVDC--Extrusion & Molding Grades
ULDPE/VLDPE