Estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the U.S. employment rate fell to 13.3% in May following the 14.7% rate in April. 29,800 jobs were recouped in plastics and rubber products manufacturing in May, after 900 and 73,900 job losses in March and April, respectively.
Strategic cooperation between Covestro and Neste aimed at replacing a significant portion of fossil raw materials used in polycarbonate resins.
Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, overall shipments decreased by nearly 20%, while extrusion business and exports expanded, according to the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS).
Toray's Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Advances Poised to Enhance Cost/Performance of Molded Products
Toray Industries’ high tensile modulus carbon fiber thermoplastic pellets said to be optimized for injection molding of complex, rigid and lightweight parts.
The LED fog lamp housing made of Covestro’s Makrolon TC8030 PC was among a handful of material category finalists in the 2019 Annual SPE Automotive Innovation Awards competition.
Lanxess Partners with Chase Plastic Services to Distribute its High-Performance Materials (HPM) in the U.S. and Canada
Chase Plastic Services to distribute Lanxess’ Durethan nylon 6 and Pocan PBT compounds.
In preparation for further downslides in industries such as automotive, aerospace, oil & gas and construction, DuPont to reduce plastics production capacity.
Teknor Apex to market jointly developed TPU compounds with Covestro’s Desmoflex brand.