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Emery Oleochemicals Reaches Mechanical Completion Stage in Construction of Cincinnati Bio-Polyol Plant

Emery Oleochemicals Reaches Mechanical Completion Stage in Construction of Cincinnati Bio-Polyol Plant

Emery Oleochemicals, a world leader in natural-based chemicals announced that construction activities of its new technologically advanced bio-polyol plant located in Cincinnati, Ohio has reached mechanical completion. The plant will further strengthen Emery Oleochemicals' ability to provide wide range of Eco-Friendly Polyoyls products and customer service. [More]
Global Lightweight Materials Market Forecast to Grow at 8.5% CAGR

Global Lightweight Materials Market Forecast to Grow at 8.5% CAGR

The lightweight materials market is expected to grow exponentially in the next five years. Different governments across the world have been strengthening regulations for reduction of vehicular pollution. Lightweighting of vehicles enhances fuel efficiency. Hence, the lightweight materials market is set to witness high growth. [More]
New Research Report on U.S. Antimicrobial Plastics Market

New Research Report on U.S. Antimicrobial Plastics Market

Antimicrobial plastics are molded polymers infused with antimicrobials to inhibit the growth of various harmful microorganisms such as fungi and bacteria. Antimicrobial plastics are used in various industries such as healthcare, automotives, building & construction, electronics, packaging and consumer goods. [More]
New Report on Global Silicone Crosslinked Polyethylene Industry

New Report on Global Silicone Crosslinked Polyethylene Industry

DeepResearchReports.com has added 2014 Deep Research Report on Global Silicone Crosslinked Polyethylene Industry to the plastics market intelligence collection of its online business library. [More]
HEXPOL Enters Agreement to Acquire RheTech Thermoplastic Compounding

HEXPOL Enters Agreement to Acquire RheTech Thermoplastic Compounding

HEXPOL has signed an agreement to acquire RheTech Thermoplastic Compounding from the founders’ families. RheTech has close to 50 years’ experience of polymer compounding and is a leading provider of polyolefin compounds, engineered resins and multifunctional colorant and additives. [More]
Global Emulsion Polymer Market Forecast to Grow at 5.7% CAGR

Global Emulsion Polymer Market Forecast to Grow at 5.7% CAGR

The emulsion polymer market research report published by Transparency Market Research analyses, estimates, and forecasts emulsion polymer demand on a regional, as well as a global level for the forecast period, 2013 to 2019. [More]
Metabolix Releases Update on Biopolymer Manufacturing Plans

Metabolix Releases Update on Biopolymer Manufacturing Plans

Metabolix, Inc., an advanced biomaterials company focused on sustainable solutions for the plastics industry, today provided an update on the Company's biopolymer manufacturing plans. [More]
H.I.G. Capital’s Portfolio Company Acquires Ferro’s Polymer Additives Business

H.I.G. Capital’s Portfolio Company Acquires Ferro’s Polymer Additives Business

Ferro Corporation announced today that it has completed the sale of the majority of the assets of its Polymer Additives business to Polymer Additives, Inc., a wholly owned portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, LLC, for approximately $154 million in cash, subject to customary working capital and other purchase price adjustments. [More]
Eco-Friendly Thermoplastics from Squid for 3D Printing

Eco-Friendly Thermoplastics from Squid for 3D Printing

A team of researchers from Penn State have used squid to develop an eco-friendly thermoplastic that could be used for 3D printing applications. Squids are normally used for producing dyes and inks, and are also eaten as food. [More]
Smithers Rapra Releases New Book on Raw Materials Used in Polymer Processing

Smithers Rapra Releases New Book on Raw Materials Used in Polymer Processing

Volume 1 focuses on aspects of the raw materials used in polymer processing. Polymer compounding comprises a complex heterogeneous system of polymers and other ingredients and, in many ways, the preparation of these materials is still very much an art. It is a powerful tool that will eventually be required as one of the basics of polymer processing. [More]