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A big free database for materials scientists to search for polymers is now available from Matmatch. Read more

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Borealis

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Borealis is paying it forward by expanding its pioneering STaR venture with the TGM school of technology in Vienna. Read more

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An expansion pack for the popular game Minecraft that covertly teaches players about polymer chemistry could equip the next generation of scientists for a future in materials development. Read more

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AIMPLAS completes work on BANUS food packaging barrier project with more data to further inform and accelerate innovation. Read more

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PolyOne used the world's biggest platform for plastics technology to showcase the new additions to its portfolio of colourants, additives and polymers. Read more

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Materials science played a pivotal role in getting the world record-making solar powered Solar Impulse 2 off the ground and back safely nearly 16 months later. Covestro revealed to EPPM the role it played as a partner company on the aerospace project Read more

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Dow is presenting the 'Face of Innovation' at K 2016, bringing the talent and intelligence behind its materials science technology to the fore. Read more

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The rigorous EcoVadis sustainability rating was a doddle for Covestro, which has achieved a Gold rating, putting it in the top two per cent of 25,000 companies worldwide. Read more

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Thoughts on gender imbalance in manufacturing

The rise and rise of STEM dolls has got EPPM Editor Rose Brooke thinking about what environment awaits the next generation of females to enter manufacturing upon graduation, and whether the gender gap will have shrunk by then. Read more

24 Nov 2015 12:34 editor's blog

Covestro has risen from the ashes of Bayer MaterialScience, launching a new independent materials science business and a bright vision for the future. Read more

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DSM has launched a new campaign designed to recognise the world-changing research some scientist have produced and the amazing things they have achieved. Read more

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Global materials giant DuPont has increased its production capacity for glass-reinforced Zytel PA 66 and PA 6 to meet growing demand, and in particular, the rising need within the automotive sector. Read more

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is bringing its electronics and electricals prowess to SKZ's Plastics in E&E Applications congress at Marienberg Fortress in Würzburg. Read more

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Bayer's MaterialScience division will be rechristened Covestro from September 1st 2015, floating on the stock market by mid-2016. Bayer MaterialScience CEO Patrick Thomas is optimistic for Covestro's future. Read more

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DSM and NHU have announced a joint venture for the market development of PPS compounds. Read more

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DSM and Ascend Performance Materials have formed a global strategic alliance for the supply of compounds based on polyamide 66 (PA66). Read more

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DSM's Stanyl high-performance polyamide has been selected by Xiaomi for use in its up-market smartphones. Stanyl ForTii is known for its colour stability, chemical resistance and mechanical performance. Read more

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Corbion has made public the news it has signed letters of intent for one-third of the volume of a 75 kTpa PLA polymerisation plant. Read more

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PLAST 2015: Walking with giants

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke is off the plane from Milan for PLAST 2015 - EPPM's first major European plastics event of the year. Brooke shares her insights and snapshot gallery after a week at the Fiera Milano expo. Read more

11 May 2015 12:55 editor's blog

Royal DSM has celebrated the grand opening of its biggest materials research and development centre in the Netherlands. The new site is part of the company’s €100 million investment scheme. Read more

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