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Published: 2/11/2019

Industry Collaborations and Next-Generation Materials Highlighted by Eastman at MD&M West
Eastman’s collaboration with Clemson University includes leading manufacturer of disposable medical devices and innovative medical thermoformer.

Published: 1/29/2019

Shells from Crustaceans Used by Montreal Researchers to Make Bioplastic
McGill University researchers have patented their process which initially could be used for disposable cutlery, straws and single-use bags. 

Published: 12/4/2018

'Plug-and-Play' Bioplastic Platform Results in Various Grades of PC
Teysha Technologies' proprietary platform enables development of polymers that combine strength and toughness with hydrolytic breakdown to biologically beneficial byproducts at end of life. 

Published: 11/23/2018

New Lease Accounting Rules: Is Your Plastics Processing Business Ready?
As plastics processors ride the wave of recent record growth to contemplate new technology and machinery for their businesses, they should also consider upcoming changes to lease accounting rules.

Published: 10/12/2018

Upward Pricing for Commodity Resins with Exception of PP; Flat Pricing Underway?
Higher feedstock prices, strong demand, and tariffs drive price hikes upwards for now.

Published: 10/5/2018

Taiwan Taps Into Market Opportunities Beyond China
Still inextricably linked with the plastics behemoth due west, Taiwan’s machinery industry is increasingly looking to the south for opportunities.

Published: 9/13/2018

NIST Looks at Big Picture of Nanoparticle Manufacturing
New paper aims to identify problems that are common for different materials, processes and applications.

Published: 9/12/2018

LyondellBasell's Advanced Polymer Solutions Business to Focus on Diverse Market Applications
New business combines LyondellBasell's PP compounding assets with A. Schulman’s product portfolio. 

Published: 9/11/2018

Plastics Go To Washington
The annual Fly In hosted by leading plastics-affiliated trade associations pushes the plastics processing industry to top of mind for elected officials in D.C.

Published: 9/7/2018

Electronic Flow Monitoring Gives Medical Molder a Better Handle on Mold Cooling
Monitoring water flow and temperature in individual channels proves a valuable tool for process validation and troubleshooting.