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BASF Supplies Versatile Plastics for BMW i3 Electric Vehicle

BASF Supplies Versatile Plastics for BMW i3 Electric Vehicle

For several innovative components in the BMW i3, the electric vehicle from the BMW Group, the chemical company BASF supplies versatile plastics and supported part development with extensive construction know-how. These include the backrests of the front seats, key reinforcement parts in the carbon fiber body, and the rear seat shell. [More]
Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014: General Plastics to Debut New Fire/Smoke/Toxicity-Compliant Polyurethane Foam Cores

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014: General Plastics to Debut New Fire/Smoke/Toxicity-Compliant Polyurethane Foam Cores

General Plastics Manufacturing Company will debut its new fire/smoke/toxicity (FST)-compliant polyurethane foam cores attheAircraft Interiors Expo 2014in Hamburg, Germany. This is the company’s first appearance at this event, which attracted 1,000 airline buyers from 75 countries in 2013. [More]
30 Years of Polymer Processing Expertise from Ettlinger

30 Years of Polymer Processing Expertise from Ettlinger

Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH of Königsbrunn, not far from the southern German city of Augsburg, can meanwhile look back on a thirty-year success story which began in December 1983. The company was established just over three decades ago by Roderich Ettlinger, a trained mechanical engineer. [More]
Light+Building 2014: Dow Corning Showcases MS-3003 RP Moldable Silicone for LED Lighting

Light+Building 2014: Dow Corning Showcases MS-3003 RP Moldable Silicone for LED Lighting

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, is offering an exclusive lookat Dow Corning®MS-3003 RP Moldable Silicone for LED lighting applicationshere at Light+Building 2014(Booth A51, Hall 4.0). [More]
Songwon to Highlight Tailored Stabilizer Solutions at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress

Songwon to Highlight Tailored Stabilizer Solutions at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress

Songwon Industrial Group, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, will introduce its SONGXTEND™ stabilizer solutions tailored to the needs of the automotive industry at the VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress in Mannheim, Germany (April 2-3, 2014). [More]
Styron to Focus on PULSE GX50 PC/ABS Material at ‘Plastics in Automotive Engineering’ Conference

Styron to Focus on PULSE GX50 PC/ABS Material at ‘Plastics in Automotive Engineering’ Conference

Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber is set to participate in the 2014 international VDI Conference, “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”. This year Styron Automotive will be highlighting its present focus on the numbers that count in engineering innovations and successful commercial collaborations of their PULSETM GX Series. [More]
Quantum Polymers Introduces Extruded Carbon/Glass Fiber PEEK Stock Shape Products

Quantum Polymers Introduces Extruded Carbon/Glass Fiber PEEK Stock Shape Products

Quantum Polymers today announced the availability of QuantaPEEK-GF30/CF30 extruded stock shape plastic rod products up to 8” in diameter, made with 30% carbon fiber and glass fiber filled PEEK resin compounds. [More]
Orpic Awards CB&I Ethylene Technology and FEED Services Contract for Liwa Plastics Project

Orpic Awards CB&I Ethylene Technology and FEED Services Contract for Liwa Plastics Project

CB&I today announced it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $40 million by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) to provide ethylene technology and front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Liwa Plastics Project in the Sultanate of Oman. [More]
Saint Gobain Seals Group Acquires Polymer Components Manufacturer, LS Kunststofftechnologie

Saint Gobain Seals Group Acquires Polymer Components Manufacturer, LS Kunststofftechnologie

Saint Gobain Seals Group becomes one of the leaders in seal rings applications with their recent acquisition of LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH, a German manufacturer of high-performance polymer components for the Automotive, Medical and Industrial markets. [More]
Connecticut Plastics Acquired by Precision Engineered Products

Connecticut Plastics Acquired by Precision Engineered Products

Precision Engineered Products LLC (PEP), a global manufacturer of precision plastic and metal components and devices, has completed acquisition of plastic machining company Connecticut Plastics. [More]