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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]
New Flat Laminating Line for PU Insulating Panels from BASF

New Flat Laminating Line for PU Insulating Panels from BASF

At its Lemförde site BASF has commissioned a new pilot line for the development and discontinuous production of polyurethane insulating panels. [More]

'Innovation Trends in Plastics Decoration and Surface Treatment' Release Announced by Smithers Rapra Publishing

The plastics industry is a major player for consumer items, notably for the automotive, consumer electronics and packaging industries, and is necessarily very active in innovation. As a result, moulded thermoplastics ... [More]
Forecast Report on Global Concrete Superplasticizer Market

Forecast Report on Global Concrete Superplasticizer Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Concrete Superplasticizer (SNF, PC, SMF & MLS) Market Forecasts & Opportunities 2014-2018" report to their offering. [More]
Trends & Forecasts Report on Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market

Trends & Forecasts Report on Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market by Type (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose), by Application (Packaging, Bottles, Fibers, Agriculture, Automotive, and Others) & by Geography – Trends & Forecasts to 2018 [More]
Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 Measures ‘Chemical Footprint’ of Plastics

Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 Measures ‘Chemical Footprint’ of Plastics

By switching the type of plastic used in its IV bags, Dignity Health care system kept 700,000 pounds of high-concern chemicals – the equivalent in weight of a Boeing 747 airplane -- out of the environment, according to a new analysis that measures the "chemical footprint" of plastics. [More]
AXION Receives Fifth European Purchase Order for ECOTRAX Recycled Composite Rail Ties

AXION Receives Fifth European Purchase Order for ECOTRAX Recycled Composite Rail Ties

AXION International Holdings, Inc., a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has received its fifth purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Europe. [More]
Berry Plastics’ ClearRx V2 Pharmacy Bottle for Target Receives 2014 AmeriStar Award

Berry Plastics’ ClearRx V2 Pharmacy Bottle for Target Receives 2014 AmeriStar Award

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is the proud recipient of a 2014 AmeriStar Award in the Drug and Pharmaceutical category. AmeriStar Awards are presented by the Institute of Packaging Professionals, and was awarded to Berry Plastics for the Company’s role in the development and launch of Target’s pharmacy bottle, ClearRx V2. [More]
Kraton Performance Polymers Opens its New Innovation Center in Belpre, Ohio

Kraton Performance Polymers Opens its New Innovation Center in Belpre, Ohio

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, today announced the opening of its new Kraton Innovation Center in Belpre, Ohio. [More]