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Published: 11/12/2018

Commodity Resin Prices Generally Trending Downward Heading to Year's End
Falling raw material and feedstock costs are one common denominator driving prices of PP, PS, PVC and PET down, while PE is flat.

Published: 11/6/2018

Inaugural Student Radio Controlled Car Race & Design Competition
SPE’s Thermoforming Division announced the winners of this first-time event.

Published: 10/26/2018

Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Show No Ecotoxicity
Findings on OCSiAl’s Tuball nanotubes are based on OECD chemical testing guideline 201.

Published: 10/18/2018

SPE Automotive Division's 2018 Hall of Fame Winner
The 2003 Honda Element compact SUV featured the first injection molded thermoplastic (PC/PBT) rear energy absorber for a vehicle bumper system.

Published: 10/12/2018

Upward Pricing for Commodity Resins with Exception of PP; Flat Pricing Underway?
Higher feedstock prices, strong demand, and tariffs drive price hikes upwards for now.

Published: 10/8/2018

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

Published: 10/5/2018

Taiwan Taps Into Market Opportunities Beyond China
Still inextricably linked with the plastics behemoth due west, Taiwan’s machinery industry is increasingly looking to the south for opportunities.

Published: 10/2/2018

Extruded PP Foam Market to Grow Annually at Nearly Seven Percent
New study projects the low-density segment to lead the XPP foam market.

Published: 9/24/2018

Covestro Develops Design Concept for New Auto Front Module
Functional solutions made of PC film and glazing in the most confined spaces.

Published: 9/20/2018

Covestro to Showcase Novel 3D-Printed Shock Absorber
Printed in three materials using three different processes, this part also boasts a high degree of functionality.