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Published: 5/23/2018

Unique Shoe-Lacing System Features PC Overmolded with Soft-Touch TPE
Rotary dial of patented Freelock wire closure system allows wearer to dial in comfort.

Published: 4/27/2018

PolyOne Emphasizes its Materials & Services in Future Mobility Innovations
At its Investors Day at NPE2018, PolyOne will present details about transportation solutions as one of several high-growth focus areas.

Published: 4/12/2018

Meat and Poultry Film Market Outlook; Where’s the Growth?
Stagnant population growth has stymied growth a bit in what is clearly a very high-tech film extrusion market.

Published: 3/7/2018

Carbon-Filled Thermoplastic 3D Printing Material Replaces Handmade Metal Parts
Handmade metal part required replacement three times a month, with delivery times of a month or more.

Published: 2/23/2018

Polycarbonate to Play Key Role in E-Mobility and Autonomous Driving
  Seamless integration of LED lighting, insulation properties, strong optics, good haptics and more lend PC to new mobility applications.  

Published: 2/19/2018

Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles Lead Quest for Reversible Adhesives
  Promising research on reversible multi-material adhesive bonds could prove game changing in auto industry.  

Published: 2/13/2018

SABIC Weighs In On Additive Manufacturing Materials
  Overarching trend in plastics additive manufacturing: transition from a history of prototyping to a future of end-use part production.  

Published: 2/12/2018

Molding with Nylon: Tips & Tricks
Remember to consider shrinkage, gassing, and moisture when molding this versatile, but at times vexing, engineering plastic.

Published: 1/26/2018

IBM Tackles Chemical Recycling of Plastics From Post-Consumer PC (Think CDs) to a Thermoset
Jeannette Garcia, polymer chemist at IBM Research, details her research into chemical recycling of plastics for monomer recovery.

Published: 1/9/2018

Long Fiber PP Compounds Drive Innovation in Automotive
Long fiber thermoplastic polypropylene ( LFT PP) is now widely used in automotive front-end carriers, instrument-panel carriers, door panels, consoles, pedals, under-body shields and more.