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Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). Read more

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Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

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Nouryon has launched an additive that helps customers comply with the latest performance standards in China for one-component cement waterproofing membranes. Read more

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SP Chemicals starts up China’s first gas-based ethylene plant

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On 19 August, SP Olefins, a subsidiary of SP Chemicals, successfully started up its 650 ktpa steam cracker and was able to produce on-spec olefins. Read more

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APAC to remain largest market for playground surface materials

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The long-term outlook on the global playground surface materials market is anticipated to remain positive with the market value expected to increase at a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period. Read more

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Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei’s copolymer polyacetal resin (POM) TENAC-C Z4520 has been certified as an eco-friendly green material by the China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) for its outstanding low VOC emission performance. Read more

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AIPIA China: Unlocking the advantages of active and intelligent packaging

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The up-coming AIPIA China Summit (Shanghai 18-19 July) sets out the advantages of active and intelligent packaging technologies for many sectors of Chinese manufacturing. Read more

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With Tinuvin 360, the outdoor 5G base stations can withstand weathering and degradation by intense sunlight, therefore maintaining stable service with extended life span Read more

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German machinery sector expects turnover decline

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In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover greater than two per cent and a drop of one per cent in orders compared to 2017. Read more

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The joint team of Covestro and its partners is pleased about the first commercial use of a polyurethane resin for the manufacture of wind rotor blades in China.

Covestro

Covestro has delivered its first commercial order of polyurethane raw materials for wind blades to China. Read more

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Shanghai, China

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As another Chinaplas trade fair closes for another year, a newly released Salary Survey found that German and Austrian machinery manufacturers in the plastics and rubber industry saw the staff size of their Chinese entities grow steadily Read more

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ZE GP Agile twin-screw extruder

KraussMaffei Berstorff

KraussMaffei Berstorff will showcase its new ZE GP Agile twin-screw extruder series at this year's Chinaplas exhibition in Guangzhou. Read more

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Global BOPET film market growth forecast

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The global BOPET film market has seen demand grow by 6.7% per annum over the last five years and now sits at just over five million tonnes, according to research from Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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LEHVOSS Group brings new brand, 125th anniversary celebration, and product news to Chinaplas

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‘We LuV it.’ is the new brand message of the Germany-based internationally operating LEHVOSS Group. On the occasion of the company’s 125th anniversary this year, LEHVOSS is putting more emphasis than ever on its passion and closeness to customers Read more

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Davis-Standard subsidiary adds manufacturing space

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Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastics Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. has announced the expansion of the company’s manufacturing capabilities. Read more

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The company has started up the 30 per cent capacity extension of its photocure advanced liquid resin production plant in Nansha, located south of Canton, China. Read more

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Schubert is driving forward future-oriented projects such as the 3D printing of machine parts in house.

Gerhard Schubert GmbH

Gerhard Schubert GmbH continues its positive growth trend with an increase in sales of 7.3% and a turnover in excess of €211m. Read more

machinery

Reinforcing open innovation between industry and academia: The Covestro-Tongji Innovation Academy.

Covestro

Covestro is further intensifying its co-operation with Tongji University in Shanghai to address the market needs even faster. Read more

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Over $200bn to be invested in US petrochemicals industry

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The US petrochemicals industry is experiencing an investment renaissance, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals Senior Vice President Steve Zinger. Read more

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German machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group has begun construction of a new production plant at an existing location in Haiyan, China. Read more

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Starlinger

Starlinger

The Chinese branch of the Austrian Starlinger Group has been producing circular looms for plastic fabrics since 2006. In autumn 2018, Starlinger Taicang reached a milestone with the 10,000th circular loom. Read more

machinery

  • Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

    via Shutterstock

    Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

  • Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

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    Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

  • SP Chemicals starts up China’s first gas-based ethylene plant

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    SP Chemicals starts up China’s first gas-based ethylene plant

  • APAC to remain largest market for playground surface materials

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    APAC to remain largest market for playground surface materials

  • China’s Plastic Pipe Industry Conference signals further growth

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    China’s Plastic Pipe Industry Conference signals further growth

  • TENAC car seat belt push button

    Asahi Kasei

    TENAC car seat belt push button

    TENAC car seat belt push button

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