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Strategies in Light 2015: Trinseo Exhibits Plastics for the LED Lighting Industry

Strategies in Light 2015: Trinseo Exhibits Plastics for the LED Lighting Industry

Trinseo, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, formerly known as Styron, will showcase its plastics for the LED Lighting industry at Strategies in Light at Booth 720 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV from February 24 – 26, 2015. [More]

JEC Europe: New Victrex Technologies Push Aerospace And Energy Performance Boundaries To New Levels

Working closely together with engineers and technicians along the supply-chain, the leading global PAEK-based solutions provider, Victrex, significantly contributes to speeding up manufacturing processes and lowering ene... [More]
UTECH Europe 2015: Perstorp to Showcase Broad Range of Capa Caprolactone Polyester Polyols

UTECH Europe 2015: Perstorp to Showcase Broad Range of Capa Caprolactone Polyester Polyols

Perstorp will present its broad range of Capa™ caprolactone polyester polyols at UTECH Europe 2015 (stand 2100), the international polyurethanes exhibition and conference taking place in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on April 14-16. [More]
Safe, Non-Flammable Electrolyte Technology for Lithium Batteries Receives VC Funding

Safe, Non-Flammable Electrolyte Technology for Lithium Batteries Receives VC Funding

Nitash Balsara, a battery scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and Joseph DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have together discovered a non-flammable electrolyte that holds promise for safe lithium batteries. [More]
Researchers Create Broad Color Palette of Electrochromic Polymers

Researchers Create Broad Color Palette of Electrochromic Polymers

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, along with support from BASF, have developed a broad color palette of electrochromic polymer materials that can be used for tinting windows, sunglasses and other such applications that are dependent upon an electric current for producing color changes. [More]
Trinseo Makes its Debut at MD&M West 2015

Trinseo Makes its Debut at MD&M West 2015

Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, formerly known as Styron, will make its debut today at MD&M West 2015 in Booth #824 Hall E at the Anaheim Convention Center from February 10-12, 2015. [More]
Wendel Completes Acquisition of Specialty Plastic Packaging Solutions Provider, CSP Technologies

Wendel Completes Acquisition of Specialty Plastic Packaging Solutions Provider, CSP Technologies

Wendel, a global investment firm, has completed the acquisition of CSP Technologies at an enterprise value of US $360 million. As part of the transaction, the Wendel Group has invested US $198 million for a 98% ownership in CSP. [More]
Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

At the ISPO Winter Sports exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany, on February 5-8, Hexcel is promoting its leading range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance sports equipment. [More]
Multimodal Polymer Fibers Implanted in the Brain Stimulate and Record Neural Behavior

Multimodal Polymer Fibers Implanted in the Brain Stimulate and Record Neural Behavior

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created complex multimodal polymer fibers that have the ability to deliver drugs and optical signals into the brain, directly. These fibers also enable continuous monitoring of the effect of numerous inputs thorough simultaneous electrical readouts. Further, these fibers can be produced with thickness less than that of a hair’s width. [More]
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastic L+S Invests €3 Million in New Building at Wertheim Headquarters

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastic L+S Invests €3 Million in New Building at Wertheim Headquarters

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastic L+S GmbH is preparing for future growth with a €3 million investment in a new building at its Wertheim headquarters in Germany. Along with building additional space for the production portion of their business, the new building will feature a dedicated global training and technology center, offering an inventive and constructive environment for their engineers to develop individual customer solutions based on growing and future needs. [More]