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Forecast Report on Global Propylene Industry

Forecast Report on Global Propylene Industry

End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth" 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty by 2018, at a slightly higher CAGR of 5.8%. [More]
Whirlpool Utilizes Polyurethane Insulation System with HFO Foam Blowing Agent for Refrigerators

Whirlpool Utilizes Polyurethane Insulation System with HFO Foam Blowing Agent for Refrigerators

BASF announced today that its new formulation of Elastocool® rigid foams utilizing Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) is now being used by Whirlpool Corp. in a line of its consumer refrigerators – resulting in the first commercial polyurethane insulation system on the market that uses a low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) foam blowing agent. [More]
Global Industry Analysis Report on Polyester Fiber Market

Global Industry Analysis Report on Polyester Fiber Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polyester Fiber Market (Solid and Hollow) for Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. [More]
Piper Plastics Unveils New Series of Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

Piper Plastics Unveils New Series of Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

The new Kyron® MAX series from Piper Plastics bridges the performance gap between components produced via standard injection molding compounds and pre-preg lay-up composite materials. Kyron MAX materials allow parts to be injection molded at high volumes with strengths that approach lay-up composite and metals. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Reinforced Plastics Market

Forecast Report on Global Reinforced Plastics Market

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Reinforced Plastics Market (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Aramid Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Others) for Automotive, Building & Construction, Aerospace & Aviation, Wind Energy, Marine, Electrical & Electronics and Ot [More]
Boyd to Acquire Evonik’s Solimide Foam Business

Boyd to Acquire Evonik’s Solimide Foam Business

Boyd Corporation, a leading global provider of engineered, specialty material-based energy management and sealing solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Solimide® Foam business of Evonik Industries. [More]
In-Depth Report on Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer Industry

In-Depth Report on Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer (SPUA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. [More]
Biodegradable Plastics Market in Europe Forecast to Grow at 12% CAGR

Biodegradable Plastics Market in Europe Forecast to Grow at 12% CAGR

European Union's target of 80% reduction in plastic bag consumption by 2019 coupled with growing consumer awareness to create significant growth opportunities for biodegradable plastics market [More]
Masterbatch Almond Shell Formulations Successfully Achieved on Standard Thermoplastic Matrixes

Masterbatch Almond Shell Formulations Successfully Achieved on Standard Thermoplastic Matrixes

New masterbatches formulations with almond shell have been successfully achieved on standard thermoplastic matrixes in the framework of a research project. These formulations, which are ready for the market, have been effectively applied in two demonstrators: toy and auxiliary furniture with interesting aesthetic and mechanical properties fitting the focused applications. [More]
Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

HEXPOL has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber Co. from the founder Mr. Frank Kardoes and his family. Frank Kardoes started Kardoes Rubber in 1988 and Kardoes is today a well-known Rubber Compounder in the US market. [More]