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Published: 5/21/2018

Eastman Completes Tritan Copolyester Expansion
Plans to increase PETG & PCTG specialty copolyester capacity by 25% well underway.

Published: 5/21/2018

RTP to Boost North American Capacity
In addition to adding new capacity for high-volume compounding at one plant, the company is reopening a Nevada plant shuttered nearly two decades.

Published: 5/21/2018

Domo Chemical Focuses on U.S. Market with its Engineered Thermoplastic Compounds, Films
Domo’s engineered nylon compounds are for automotive, oil & gas, sports & leisure, consumer goods and industrial applications. 

Published: 5/21/2018

SABIC & ExxonMobIl Form New PE Venture
A major olefins project, first announced in 2016 and pending completion of the environmental permitting process, has been firmed up by Houston-based SABIC and ExxonMobil Chemical through the formation of a new joint venture.

Published: 5/21/2018

Shell Chemicals Launches Shell Polymers PE
Shell Polymers aims to change the way day-to-day business in polyethylene is conducted.

Published: 5/10/2018

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Polyolefins for Packaging
Novel polyolefins for packaging are being highlighted by Nova Chemicals, ExxonMobil Chemical, and SABIC.

Published: 5/10/2018

Techmer PM Showcases Bottle Made From 100% Ocean-Bound Plastics
Techmer PM helped Envision Plastics Industries create a 100% ocean-bound plastic bottle.

Published: 5/10/2018

Americhem Focuses on Development of Compounds & Additives that Target Some Key Trends
Check out high-performance pre-colored PVC capstock compounds, an expanded antimicrobial product line, and thermoplastic alloys that eliminate secondary processes. 

Published: 5/10/2018

Focus on Renewable Chemicals Expands for Braskem
After 'green PE', Braskem's next major use of a renewable chemical is 'green' MEG—a key component of PET resins.

Published: 5/9/2018

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: More Customized TPEs Emerge
From satin-smooth for consumer goods to medical-grade materials, new TPEs are more targeted to customized applications.