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Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

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Every year are the diversity and number of plastic products used in the building and construction industry is increasing. Whether cables, cladding, windows/doors, shutters, pipes, gutters, decking, or port-a-potties Read more

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Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

PRAE 2020

Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 have extended the entry deadline for all seven award categories until Friday 6 December 2019. The judging panel for the 2020 awards has also been announced. Read more

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Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

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Due to increasing demand for lightweight construction materials for specialty applications, Evonik is expanding its production of ROHACELL high-performance rigid, closed-cell foams at its site in Mobile, Alabama, US. 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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Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

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25 sustainable growing stations consisting of waste PVC plastic pipes found in recycling centres formed the framework of a green festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Read more

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Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

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Too much plastic waste plus too few schools has led a factory in Côte D’Ivoire to combine the problems by building schools from discarded flip-flops and tyres. Read more

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BASF offering energy-efficient construction elements

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At K 2019, BASF will unveil Elastopir Blue, a new PU rigid foam solution with a low lambda value Read more

K 2019

Budenheim’s K show highlights

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Specialised chemical company Budenheim offers solutions for plastics processing in the electronics, automotive and construction industries Read more

K 2019

ARLANXEO's La Wantzenau plant, France

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ARLANXEO is strengthening its market position by investing in its high-performance elastomer products CR (chloroprene rubber) and NBR (nitrile butadiene rubber), laying the foundation for the further increase of production capacity. Read more

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Hsinchu, Taiwan

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Trinseo has announced plans for a TPE pilot facility in Hsinchu, Taiwan, emphasising the company’s growth strategy for TPEs globally and serving the automotive, consumer electronics, footwear and medical markets. Read more

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Profile houses introduce stillage management schemes

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The European PVC Profile Industry will implement stillage management schemes across Europe until Q1 2020. Read more

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Customised low free isocyanate prepolymers for reactive hot melt systems

LANXESS AG

LANXESS will attend the 44th Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium (MKVS) in Munich, Germany, this year with an expert presentation on the ‘Advancements in low free (LF) isocyanate prepolymer design for reactive adhesive systems’. Read more

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Dow launches V PLUS PERFORM Alliance Program for future-ready buildings

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Dow has announced the launch of its V PLUS PERFORM (VPP) Alliance Program to bring together technical and market expertise from across the value chain. Read more

PMR: Global sales of plastic pipes surpassed $30bn in 2018

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A new market study on the plastic pipes market that includes the global industry analysis for 2014-2018 and forecast for 2019-2029 considers plastic pipes in the construction industry and offers thorough analysis of the plastic pipes market Read more

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Sartomer to feature advanced solutions at K 2019

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Experts from Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, will feature engineered resins, oligomers, monomers and tailor-made solutions Read more

K 2019

TEPPFA: Plastic pipes brings efficiency gains

TEPPFA

Surface heating and cooling using plastic pipes is helping facilitate a greater uptake of renewable heat sources and proving highly energy-efficient in our increasingly energy-aware climate. Read more

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Dieffenbacher at K 2019

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Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Expanded Polystyrene’s (EPS) natural make-up of approximately 98 per cent air makes it highly buoyant and ideal for the construction of floating mooring and docks. Read more

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Thermoplastic films market growth driven by increasing aesthetics demand

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Thermoplastic films are thin laminate films produced from thermoplastic materials such as PVC, PET and PP through processes such as calendaring and extrusion. Read more

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Essentra Components clarifies EPDM versus silicone confusion

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Responding to customer feedback, Essentra Components offers a simple guide to help clear up confusion over the use of EPDM versus silicone. Read more

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  • Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

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    Chroma Color Corporation helps choose additives for construction applications

  • Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

    PRAE 2020

    Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

  • Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

    © Evonik

    Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

    ROHACELL sandwich

  • Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

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    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet Published by VinylPlus. Brussels, 2019

  • Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Frank Dejongh/UNICEF

    Côte D’Ivoire putting plastic waste to clever use

    Children in a preschool built using plastic bricks in Gonzagueville, a suburb of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

  • BASF offering energy-efficient construction elements

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    BASF offering energy-efficient construction elements

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