News - 24 Nov 2003
Finland’s VTT have developed a new material that can be used in bullet proof, anti-theft and shrapnel protection applications.
VTT have sold the patent rights to Exote Oy, another Finnish...
News - 10 Sep 2003
Cyclics Corporation announces has entered into a new partnership with UK rotomolder Clarehill Plastics Limited. The agreement gives Clarehill rights to develop rotomolded CBT resin for the British...
News - 9 Sep 2003
Germany’s Brüeggemann Chemical have acquired the Reaction Injection Moulding Nylon or RIM Nylon business from DSM Fibres Intermediates.
Effective immediately, Brüeggemann will...
News - 11 Aug 2003
Oxfordshire-based company, Hardide, have raised £1.6 million to manufacture a unique hard coating that has been designed to increase the life of steel and cemented carbide parts.
News - 5 Mar 2003
Bayer and Degussa are to sell PolymerLatex, their 50:50 joint venture to Soros Private Equity Partners for 235 million Euros.
PolymerLatex was founded in 1996 by Bayer and Degussa. It manufactures...
News - 21 Nov 2002
General Motors have decided to invest $80 million into their Saginaw Metal Casting Operation, in Michigan, USA. The investment will be used to renovate part of the plant to accept the installation of...
News - 5 Nov 2002
Luggage manufacturer Samsonite have just sold their engineered plastics division for an undisclosed sum to Aegis Strategic Investment Corp.
The engineered plastics division manufactures injection...
News - 1 Oct 2002
Alcan have just completed the sale of their moulded glass operations to Glass Group Inc.
The sale affects facilities located in:
Park Hills, Missouri
Mays Landing, Williamstown
News - 25 Jul 2002
GKN Aerospace Services will join the development team for the Boeing’s revolutionary Sonic Cruiser.
The Sonic Cruiser is a new concept in commercial aircraft design, and is being designed to...
News - 27 Mar 2002
Bayer have recently released Bayblend FR 3030, a flame retardant copolymer blend of polycarbonate and acrylonitrile butadiene (PC/ABS). This new product sets new standards in fire protection in fields...