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Published: 12/18/2017

Solvay Starts Up Production of Technyl Nylons in Mexico
Solvay’s new San Louis Potos nylon facility will service the company’s regional customers in the automotive and consumer goods markets. 

Published: 12/18/2017

Foster Now Distributor of Resirene's SMMA Copolymers
As exclusive distributor of Resirene’s SMMA, Foster will also now offer custom compounds based on SMMA including custom colors and impact-modified versions. 

Published: 12/1/2017

Thermoformer Chooses Clarified PP For New Food Containers
Lacerta expands beyond PET to offer one of the first clear PP packages with tamper-evident properties.

Published: 12/1/2017

Resin Prices Up, But Not for Long
A turnaround is foreseen for PE, PP, PS, PVC, and PET, based on supply-demand balance and/or feedstock costs.

Published: 11/30/2017

2017: A Mixed Bag for Recycled Plastics Pricing So Far
Volatility in HDPE and PP recycle prices; relative stability for R-PET.

Published: 11/30/2017

Platy Mineral Filler Does a Better Job In HFFR Cable Sheathing
Greater flame and smoke suppression, lower heat release, and a more stable char—all at an economical price.

Published: 11/28/2017

Resin Supply/Demand & Sustainability Were Key Themes at Global Plastics Summit
Speakers at fifth annual summit deem sustainability crucial to growth in packaging while forecasting trends in key materials.

Published: 11/28/2017

Eco-Friendly Toys Nab Environmental Award
A nearly 100% biobased line of toys being molded for John Deere recently won the Bio-based Product of the Year Award, presented in September at the Bio-Based Live conference in San Diego.

Published: 11/28/2017

First Biobased PE for Rotomolding
A. Schulman launches first biobased PE rotomolding compound.

Published: 11/28/2017

DowDuPont Realigns Product Portfolio
New chemicals giant DowDuPont has realigned some of its businesses within two of the three intended independent companies: Materials Science, Specialty Products, and Agriculture.