Eastman’s Tritan chosen for its transparency and ability to withstand the frequent disinfection and cleaning required in health settings.
Ampacet’s Gemstones Collection said to provide a luxury reflective look to PE, HDPE and PP packaging and consumer products.
Global bioplastic production capacity is expected to increase to 4.8 billion lb by 2024, driven by OEMs and brand owners steadily converting applications to these “green” materials. If you’re looking to supply compounds to meet this demand, here are some key processing considerations you need to know.
Project to be conducted with University of Minnesota’s ForeverGreen Initiative to investigate pennycress oil in production of PHA for single-use products.
Avient’s three proprietary TPE formulations inhibit bacterial growth by +99.9% and resist fungal and mold growth.
The distributor/formulator of high-performance plastics has started to in-person parts development collaborations as restrictions are loosened.
Curbell Plastics’ senior business development director weighs in.
Avient’s non-nylon based Amosorb 4020R said to provide rPET packaging with full, consistent oxygen scavenging performance and enhanced aesthetics.
Japan’s Zoom T is making its new curved baby bottles with BASF’s transparent Ultrason P 3010.
Beiersdorf innovates packaging of its Nivea portfolio of face creams to reduce use of fossil-based virgin PP.
Huber has signed a definitive agreement with RHI Magnesita to acquire their 50% ownership stake in their 50/50 joint venture
Tosaf working with Brückner Maschinenbau has validated the good processing properties of its new BOPE masterbatches.
TerraVerdae Bioworks has globally launched a new line of PHA-based resins for customer evaluation.
German plastics research institutes’ project underway have developed self-lubricating plastics that achieve up to 85% less wear.
SABIC will focus on petrochemicals and Aramco Trading Company on fuel products.
Purging gurus from the material, machinery and compounding sides of the industry offer their insights on best practices and tips that can keep your compounding twin-screw extruder up and running.
SABIC’s new Thermocomp biobased compound offers sustainable option for uses in E/E/, healthcare and other key market sectors.
Ampacet’s two new additions to the ScratchShield line reportedly minimize the appearance of scuffs and scratches in preforms, bottles and a range of PET packaging.
Trinseo now owns the venerable Plexiglass PMMA business
The SABIC-NUDEC collaboration targeted to building & construction applications.
Alliance creates a one-stop shop for high performance medican polymers in the form of machinable shapes.