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Published: 8/7/2018

Victrex Develops PAEK for Additive Manufacturing; Leads Consortium for Advancing AM Technologies
New generation materials rival earlier versions for both laser sintering and fusion filament fabrication processes.

Published: 8/2/2018

Prices Flat for PE, PVC; Down for PS; Up for PP, PET
Contrary feedstock and demand trends lead to divergent pricing behavior.

Published: 8/2/2018

Growth in PP Compounds Driven by Engineering Developments
AMI Consulting's new study sees strong demand from automotive and appliances for PP compounds.

Published: 7/23/2018

What Plastics Processors Need to Know about Tax Reform and Equipment Acquisition
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 (TCJA) is positioning plastics processors for more growth and profitability following the most recent Plastics Processing Index showing the best quarter since 2013 when the index began.

Published: 7/19/2018

Volvo Encourages Use of Recycled Plastics in New Cars
Volvo Cars aims for 25% recycled plastics in every new car from 2025.

Published: 7/18/2018

Honeycomb Materials Applied in Industrial Packaging and Commercial Transportation Products
EconCore’s technology for the continuous production of thermoplastic honeycomb core panels is now in mass markets.

Published: 7/11/2018

Prices Flat for PE, PS, PVC; Up for PP & PET
Last month's pricing trajectory was somewhat surprising with more eye openers possible for the July/August timeframe and beyond, as trade war looms.

Published: 7/3/2018

Potential Nylon 66 Supply Shortage?
Ascend Performance responds to this issue.

Published: 6/29/2018

Test Lab Validated Injection Molded Structural Electronics Part for Auto OEM
TactoTek’s IMSE design includes more features than traditional electronics solutions. 

Published: 6/25/2018

Braskem Celebrates 30th Birthday of Spheripol PP Process
Potential acquisition by LBI  would bring the technology back to its original home.