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Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

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Solvay’s new high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabiliser (HALS) capacity is now online, complementing existing HALS production at the Willow Island, West Virginia, US, site. Read more

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Victrex optimising new PAEK materials at University of Exeter

University of Exeter

The University of Exeter, UK, in collaboration with Victrex, has completed commissioning of the new EOS P 810, laser sintering platform for high-temperature polymers. Read more

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Oman Oil and Orpic Group’s ‘OQ’ brand featuring at Plastex and Plastivision

OQ

Following the announcement in 2018 of the integration of its nine business units, Oman Oil and Orpic Group will introduce its new corporate brand ‘OQ’ to the international arena this January at Plastex 2020 and Plastivision 2020 Read more

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Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

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Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

Senior technology analyst at IDTechEx Dr Bryony Core runs through some of the key companies changing the face of polymer recycling, which is considered central to any circular economy. Read more

18 Dec 2019 09:06 guest blogs

BASF expands Ultrason P range with improved flowability

BASF

BASF is expanding its Ultrason P product range with a particularly low-viscosity grade. The new polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) Ultrason P 2010 is characterised by improved flow behaviour in injection moulding Read more

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Polymers of Russia and the CIS registration closing soon

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The registration for the Annual Congress and Exhibition Polymers of Russia and the CIS: construction and modernisation of plants closes soon. The event will take place in the city of Pyatigorsk on 11-12 December 2019. Read more

industry

The plant will help to develop and produce advanced products which will incorporate plastic waste diverted away from landfill or incineration Read more

industry

Irish medical sector receives R&D boost from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

APT

Applied Polymer Technologies (APT) has received a new 130-tonne all-electric, medical specification injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to support Irish customers with their research, product development, tool testing and validation Read more

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Vostock Capital, the organisers of the Polymers of Russia and the CIS Conference, has announced that the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Communication of the Stavropol Province will officially support the Congress and Exhibition Read more

industry

Omya: Engineering the future

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Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals, additives and pigments derived from Calcium Carbonate and Dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals, has a long history in the distribution of engineering polymers. Read more

K 2019

Venator to launch ultra-low moisture TiO2 pigment at K 2019

Venator

At K 2019, Venator will launch a new titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment to the global plastics industry. Read more

K 2019

Oden Technologies partners to deliver Industry 4.0 solutions

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Industrial automation provider Oden Technologies has announced a partnership with WorldWide Polymer Compounding (WWPC), a leading specialist in process development and troubleshooting for the compounding industry to offer Oden’s products to polymer Read more

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The survey was launched on the 2nd September and runs until the 1st December, and is available on the Polymer Comply Europe website Read more

industry

The scientists have been able to show that polymers can act like invisible ink, as their monomers can transformed when exposed to the appropriate wavelength, with the potential message only appear which exposed to the right wavelength Read more

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Epsan has launched a new sales and technical support centre in Lyon Read more

industry

Orion senior partners buying shares of the company

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Orion Engineered Carbons SA, a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, has announced that certain board and senior management team members of Orion purchased common shares of the company. Read more

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Solvay spotlights sustainable mobility and resource efficiency at K 2019

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At K 2019 Solvay will reveal developments in thermoplastic composites, a lightweighting material that enhances the group’s sustainable mobility objectives Read more

K 2019

Better living with high-performance polymers and additives from Evonik

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Evonik Industries, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, will be in Düsseldorf, Germany, for this year’s K 2019 plastics trade show, where it will present its portfolio of high-performance polymers and specialty additives. Read more

K 2019

Alaaddin Aydin, VP Maag Germany

Maag

The Maag Group, comprising Maag Pump Systems, Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and, since 2018, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen, is enhancing its systems expertise by focusing on Centres of Excellence. Read more

K 2019

Paolo, Angelo and Maurizio Radici, shareholders - RadiciGroup

RadiciGroup

Consolidated sales revenue of €1.211m, EBITDA of €185m and net income after depreciation, amortisation and writedowns of €97m are RadiciGroup’s key figures for the financial year 2018. Read more

materials

  • Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

    Pavel Kapysh/Shutterstock.com

    Solvay’s new HMW HALS capacity now online, satisfies demand for light stabilisers

  • Victrex optimising new PAEK materials at University of Exeter

    University of Exeter

    Victrex optimising new PAEK materials at University of Exeter

    Laser sintered aerospace brackets manufactured with Victrex PAEK and nano-reinforced PAEK

  • Oman Oil and Orpic Group’s ‘OQ’ brand featuring at Plastex and Plastivision

    OQ

    Oman Oil and Orpic Group’s ‘OQ’ brand featuring at Plastex and Plastivision

  • Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

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    Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

  • Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

    IDTechEx

    Companies changing the face of polymer recycling

    Dr Bryony Core

  • 3D printed components receive the ‘Scopic Standard’ through DTI partnership

    Scopic

    3D printed components receive the ‘Scopic Standard’ through DTI partnership

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