ENGINEERING RESINS

Engineering Resins

Polyplastics' PBT and PPS Targeted to Autonomous Driving Applications

Polyplastics sees its Duranex PBT and Durafide PPS as particularly suited to sensors used in radar and camera bracket systems.

Engineering Resins

Ascend Acquires French Compounder of FR Engineering Resins

Newest acquisition further expands Ascend’s flame-retardant portfolio and European footprint.

Commodity Resins

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 3

Processors and resin makers step up; biobased/renewable PP makes commercial strides; BOPE makes inroads as monolayer contender; and, performance PP for engineering applications & sustainability 'shines'. 
#sustainability #polyolefins

Commodity Resins

Prices Up for Major Volume Resins

Blame global plant outages leading to tighter feedstock and resin supplies and higher feedstock costs. Add in some ‘catch-up’ resin demand.  
#resinpricing

Engineering Resins

Star Plastics and LATI Partner to Expand Availability of Specialty Engineered Compounds

The Star Plastics/LATI global alliance will expand material offerings in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Engineering Resins

Arkema to Divest PMMA Business to Trinseo

Venerable Plexiglas brand to join former Dow styrenics business..

Automotive

PBT-Based Compounds for Automotive Radar Sensors

SABIC expands radar absorbing LNP Stat-Kon portfolio of specialty compounds.

Engineering Resins

Covestro Launches 2021 Trendy Colors for its PC Resins

Covestro developed the new PC colors in cooperation with leading provider of color standards RAL.
#color

Engineering Resins

Proprietary TPE Compound for Premium Electronic Components

PolymaxTPE’s new bondable TPE boasts excellent adhesion to PC, ABS and their blends and alloys.

Additives

Acetal Color Masterbatches for Automotive and More Based on Low-Emission Carriers

Tosaf’s new functional and combination masterbatches for POM are based on low-emission carriers.