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From industry-leading service to timely innovations to 'trend books,' Company is invested in the success of its customers AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2016 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the K Fair, the world's leading trade fair for... Read More
This month we highlight ITW's Formex™ flexible polypropylene materials. Formex™ is a flame retardant material that provides superior electrical insulation and barrier protection in various industrial and consumer electronic equipment. This material is able to create a 'living hinge' for fantastic score and fold ability, making it easy to create 3-Dimensional parts that can fold... Read More
ITW Formex materials areÂ polypropylene grades that carry UL 94V-0 flame class rating. Used mainly as electrical insulator, Formex and Formex GK offer scoring, folding, and bending characteristics suited for 3D parts fabrication for electronics. Statex has same basic properties and provides static-dissipative ESD protection. ITW Formex, Formex GK, and Statex are extruded into stock forms and... Read More
FLEXcon Eliminates Drum Label Certification Process for Convertors and Manufacturers Servicing the Petroleum and Chemical IndustriesMay 12, 2015
Company Announces DRUMcal™ 51932 has received BS 5609 Sections 2 and 3 Certification with Multiple Thermal Transfer Ribbons FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that to support converters and manufacturers servicing the petroleum and chemical industries, the company has certified DRUMcal™ 51932 2.3 mil white polypropylene for BS 5609 Section 2 for salt... Read More
WINONA, MINNESOTA, USAÂ – RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is exhibiting at NPE 2015: International Plastics Showcase from March 23- 27 at the Orlando Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Located in Booth #28080 in the South Hall, RTP Company will feature an assortment of successful applications created from its engineered thermoplastics.... Read More
Germany's Jowat AG Uses Unique CO2-Based Polyols To Improve Performance of Hot Melt Adhesives WALTHAM, Mass. –Â Novomer Inc., a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstocks such as carbon dioxide (CO2), has announced that Jowat AG, a leading supplier of industrial adhesives headquartered... Read More
Milliken to Launch Advanced New Additive for the Nucleation of HDPE, Showcase Ultra-Clear PP Featuring Millad® NX(TM) 8000 at Pack ExpoSep 23, 2014
Spartanburg, S.C. – Milliken Company will launch a new leading-edge nucleator for injection molding high-density polyethylene (HDPE) at Pack Expo International in Chicago, Nov. 2-5, 2014 in booth #10513. The new polymer additive allows packaging manufacturers to achieve increased levels of productivity and performance and a reduction in material waste. Milliken will also showcase ultra-clear... Read More
Borealis and Borouge Presence at CPhI Worldwide Signals Continuing Commitment to Global Healthcare CustomersSep 16, 2014
Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce their participation in this year's CPhI Worldwide in Paris, France in October. Borealis' Healthcare group within the New Business Development organisation will promote their Bormed™ concept with a focus on the recently-launched innovative specialty polypropylene (PP) grades, Bormed™... Read More
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Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces its participation at Pharmapack North America from June 10-12, 2014. As a showcase for the most innovative technologies in pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery devices, Pharmapack North America is the ideal opportunity for Borealis to promote its expanded scope of... Read More
Shanghai — SABIC's Innovative Plastics business announced today that it is proceeding with an investment in a production line for STAMAX long glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene (LGFPP) at its manufacturing site in Shanghai, China. The new capacity, expected to come on stream during the second half of 2015, brings SABIC's STAMAX operations closer to customers in China and Asia Pacific and... Read More
Suited forÂ Objet EdenV, Objet Connex, Objet500 Connex3, and Objet 30Pro 3D Printers, EndurÂ simulated polypropyleneÂ features high impact resistance and elongation at break, maximizing part strength. With heat-deflection temperature up to 129Â°F, material offers maximum dimensional stability for its material class. Available in bright white, materialÂ works with range of form, fit, and... Read More
TOKYOÂ – ADEKA Corporation (http://www.adeka.co.jp/en/chemical/index.html), a leadingÂ manufacturer of a wide range of excellent polymer additives that provide plastics with amazing performance, will attend three conferences, Polyolefin Additives 2013 in September, SPE (R) TPO Automotive Engineered Polyolefins Conference and ABC... Read More
Polypropylene T-Edges for Furniture Provide Secure, Uniform Coverage Around Curves, Without Stress-Whitening or TrimmingSep 11, 2013
Pliable SynresÂ® PP Compound from Teknor Apex Enables Doellken-Woodtape to Provide an Alternative to Traditional Materials in Profiles for the Curved Edges of Office Furniture BRAMPTON, ONTARIO, CANADA -- Doellken-Woodtape, a leading supplier of edgebanding to the woodworking industry, uses a new polypropylene- (PP-) based compound from Teknor Apex Company to produce T-edge profiles that... Read More
Eco Solutions custom cellulose fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) compounds aid in design and production of environmentally friendly products.Â Cellulose fibers incorporated into PP increase strength, stiffness, and thermal performance, making compounds suitable for structural applications while providing eco-friendly content. Also, cellulose fiber can be combined with glass fiber or impact... Read More
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, is offering tangible cost and performance-related benefits to its customers in the rigid packaging market thanks to the improved properties of its superior flow random copolymer polypropylene (PP) RJ901MO. Manufactured using Borealis' proprietary BorstarÂ® technology, the RJ901MO... Read More
Positioned to replace metal, long glass, and other engineering resin applications, ThermyleneÂ® long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) delivers balance of stiffness and toughness over range of temperatures. Properties includeÂ optimized impact resistance, knit line strength, and flow.Â Suited for automakers, product also offers optimized isotropic mechanical and dimensional... Read More
Product Opens Up Commercial-Scale Testing in Polyurethanes Industry WALTHAM, Mass. - Novomer Inc., a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstocks such as carbon dioxide (CO2), has announced the world's first large-scale manufacturing run of polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyol, producing over seven tons of finished... Read More
The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer feedstock... Read More
High-Strength Celstran LFRT from Ticona Used in Instrument Panels Honored for Innovative Use of PlasticsNov 26, 2012
Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China - An automotive development team that included Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, was the Grand Award winner Wednesday night at the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPEÂ®) 42nd annual 2012 Innovations Award Competition & Gala in Detroit. The advanced instrument panel (IP), molded by Inteva Products LLC of Troy,... Read More
Used for creation of lightweight, transparent, non-opaque, colored hinge closures, BorPure(TM) RF490MO achieves stiffness levels and dimensional color stability via Borealis Nucleation Technology (BNT) while retaining impact performance of existing random PP grades. Fluidity facilitates processing for smooth production cycle and properties preserve desired product taste and appearance. This... Read More