News - 13 Feb 2007
3M announced today it has acquired Sealed Air Corp.’s 50 percent interest in PolyMask Corp., a joint venture between 3M and Sealed Air that produces protective films.
The acquisition of...
News - 25 Jan 2007
Faurecia has just taken over the 50% interest owned by the Portuguese automotive supplier Simoldes Plasticos in the share capital of Romanian company Euro Auto Plastic Systems (Euro APS). Faurecia and...
News - 4 Jan 2007
They said it couldn't be done.
And that's what really motivated UD polymer chemist Chris Snively and Jochen Lauterbach, professor of chemical engineering at UD.
For years, polymer...
News - 3 Oct 2006
Wood science researchers in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University have developed new wood-plastic composites that are stronger and less expensive than any similar products now available -...
News - 11 Aug 2006
Martinson-Nicholls, a leader in custom floor matting and safety solutions, offers two new products to illuminate exits and entrances without electricity.
"Many states and cities now require...
News - 10 Aug 2006
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a new type of mobile robot that balances on a ball instead of legs or wheels. "Ballbot" is a self-contained, battery-operated,...
News - 23 Jun 2006
A new generation of tough, chip-resistant DuPont automotive refinish products, reinforced with newly invented bio-based polymers, could be available for use in auto collision repair centers by 2008....
News - 19 Jan 2006
Engineers have developed a method for "precooling" small office buildings and reducing energy consumption during times of peak demand, promising not only to save money but also to help...
News - 15 Dec 2005
Polyurethane flexible molded foams from Bayer MaterialScience AG have been used for years in vehicle interiors as an effective means of reducing noise. Located in the bulkhead cladding or under the...
News - 8 Nov 2005
Mohawk Industries, Inc. and DuPont last week announced an exclusive agreement to provide a new line of residential carpet to the flooring industry. Under the terms of this agreement, DuPont will...