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Laird Plastics to Distribute Piper Plastics’ KyronMAX S-6230 Machinable Carbon Composite PEI Plate in North America

Laird Plastics to Distribute Piper Plastics’ KyronMAX S-6230 Machinable Carbon Composite PEI Plate in North America

Piper Plastics, a leading provider of high performance polymer materials and precision machined plastic components and assemblies, is pleased to announce that Laird Plastics has been selected as the distributor for its KyronMAX™ S-6230 machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) plate in North America. [More]
European company granted US patent for nanodiamond-containing polymers

European company granted US patent for nanodiamond-containing polymers

European company Carbodeon has been granted a US patent for its technology which enables detonation-synthesised diamond particles (nanodiamonds) to be combined with polymers for use in fields such as personal electronics, LED lighting, automotive and machine tools. [More]
DSM Engineering Plastics Opens Office in San Francisco Bay Area

DSM Engineering Plastics Opens Office in San Francisco Bay Area

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that its Business Group DSM Engineering Plastics has opened an office in the San Francisco Bay area to support the consumer electronics business and the rapid growth of this segment. [More]
Suresense, Renmar Partner to Provide Reliable Machinery Solutions for Plastics and Recycling Industries

Suresense, Renmar Partner to Provide Reliable Machinery Solutions for Plastics and Recycling Industries

Renmar Ltd. has become known throughout the plastics and recycling industry for the quality and reliable provision of machinery and ancillary equipment. The company is highly reputable and prides itself upon delivering a wide array of high quality specialised technology to serve their markets. To ensure that they stay at the forefront of value add to their customers, they’re always on the lookout for innovative ways in which they can improve their goods and services. [More]
Dunlop and BASF Partner to Develop Breakthrough Power Flex Technology for Padel Bats

Dunlop and BASF Partner to Develop Breakthrough Power Flex Technology for Padel Bats

Dunlop, internationally renowned racket sports brand and market leader in padel bats in Spain, and BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, have developed a new technology that marks a breakthrough in padel bat performance. [More]
University of Borås Scientist Awarded for Informative Presentation on Renewable Plastics

University of Borås Scientist Awarded for Informative Presentation on Renewable Plastics

University of Borås researcher, Sunil Kumar Ramamoorthy received the prestigious Swedish 2015 Researchers’ Grand Prix prize and was also named Sweden’s best science communicator for his informative presentation on sustainable materials. [More]
BOS Group Selects ELIX Polymers’ High Heat ABS for Production of Truck Roof Hatches

BOS Group Selects ELIX Polymers’ High Heat ABS for Production of Truck Roof Hatches

BOS Group, a leading supplier of innovative systems and components for the automotive industry, selected new High Heat ABS HH3114 from ELIX Polymers for the production of roof hatches for heavy duty trucks of a German premium automobile manufacturer. [More]
Strategies in Light Europe: Trinseo Highlights Plastics for LED Lighting

Strategies in Light Europe: Trinseo Highlights Plastics for LED Lighting

Trinseo the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, will showcase its plastics for LED lighting at Strategies in Light Europe at booth B8 from November 18 – 19 at the ExCel Convention Center in London, England. Strategies in Light is co-located this year with LuxLive, Europe’s biggest annual lighting event [More]
NETZSCH introduces TGA-FT-IR Database of Polymers

NETZSCH introduces TGA-FT-IR Database of Polymers

The coupling of a Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) with an FT-IR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer) has become an absolute must, especially in the polymer industry. [More]
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast Create First Ever 'Porous Liquid'

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast Create First Ever 'Porous Liquid'

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have made a major breakthrough by creating a porous liquid with the potential for a massive range of new technologies including 'carbon capture'. [More]