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Clariant BU Additives raises Polymer Additives prices

Clariant has announced that it is raising the prices of its Polymer Additives in the New Year due to cost pressures. more »

Dec 23, 2014 10:00 AM materials

NPE2015 Preview: NDC Technologies introduces first diameter & ovality gauge

NDC technologies' new Beta LaserMike AccuScan 6012 gauge delivers higher diameter and ovality measurement accuracy over 2- and 3-axis gauges for increased performance, quality and savings. more »

Dec 22, 2014 10:00 AM industry news

ILLIG RDKP automatic roll-fed machines for high productivity, quality and operational reliability

ILLIG will be bringing the current generation of its automatic forming machines of the RDKP series to NPE2015 in Florida. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:33 PM industry news

Gneuss to bring 'biggest MRS extruder to date' at NPE2015

Gneuss is bringing the biggest MRS extruder yet seen to NPE2015 in Orlando, Florida, along with a range of the industry leader's products. more »

Dec 19, 2014 11:47 AM industry news

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Oceans awash with 269,000 tonnes of plastic

The importance of properly recycling or disposing of plastics has returned to the headlines, as Five Gyres reveals exactly how much plastic is floating in the world's oceans and how it is spreading. more »

Dec 18, 2014 3:17 PM industry news

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Amcor to acquire Chinese packaging business for $33m

Amcor has stated that it is to acquire a Chinese packaging company for $33 million, adding to the market leader's growing base in Asia. more »

Dec 18, 2014 12:11 PM industry news

Verstraete IML increases capacity for prosperous 2015

Verstraete has revealed its plans for growth, including recruitment, investment and expansion, securing its place as a global IML leader. more »

Dec 18, 2014 10:40 AM industry news

Dreaming of a green Christmas

EPPM's Rose Brooke is a little older and a little wiser about plastics and recycling since she first sat in the Editor's chair - this is why she's dreaming of a green Christmas. more »

Dec 16, 2014 12:54 PM editor's blog

Realistic silicone skin to rival CGI in movie biz?

A realistic silicone skin developed by Shin-Etsu Silicones is a durable, life-like alternative to digitally-generated surfaces for the movie business. more »

Dec 15, 2014 12:03 PM materials

Polypropylene Food Contact Application Produced with Grace’s CONSISTA® C601 PP Catalyst and Milliken’s Millad® NX™8000 Clarifier.

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Next-gen technologies from WR Grace & Milliken deliver top results to PP producers

Milliken and WR Grace's next-generation catalyst and additive technologies are bringing exceptional results to PP producers. more »

Dec 12, 2014 3:09 PM materials

Croda's admirable innovation receives plaudits

Croda has been recognised at Britain's Most Admired Companies Awards for its innovation, expertise in the chemicals field and as a leading business overall. more »

Dec 12, 2014 1:56 PM industry news

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