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Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

Coherent

Coherent’s new ExactWeld 230 P enables particle-free high throughput welding of small to medium-sized polymer parts. It combines a diode laser, servo-controlled clamping and responsive software Read more

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CARBIOS awarded ‘Efficient Solution’ label

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CARBIOS, a company pioneering bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has received the ‘Solar Impulse Efficient Solution’ label, which recognises a brand’s infinite plastic recycling technology. Read more

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Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

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US-based Conventus Polymers LLC, a leading distributor of high-performance engineering thermoplastics, has established a Canadian distribution operation based in Toronto that offers products to processors and end users in Ontario and Quebec Read more

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TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

TWI

A collaboration between TWI Ltd and London South Bank University (SBU) has resulted in the creation of a new world-class centre of excellence for polymer technology – named PolyMERIC Read more

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Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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Perstorp has obtained FCN 001967 (Food Contact Notification) from the US FDA for the use of Pevalen as a plasticiser in PVC polymers for use in repeated‐use food contact articles. Read more

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CARBIOS welcomes new Scientific Advisory Board members

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CARBIOS, a bio-industrial solutions company with a mission to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the appointment of two new Scientific Advisory Board members. Read more

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DuPont highlights collaboration success

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DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, a global business unit of the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is showcasing at Chinaplas 2019 its use of Regina e-F.A.S.T. material used in conveyors for high-speed, dry-running bottling operations. Read more

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Evonik’s TROGAMID passes Casio tests

Evonik

Due to its special combination of properties, TROGAMID CX from Evonik was the only high-performance plastic to pass the strict material tests set by Japanese technology company Casio. Read more

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+Restore additive exhibited 65% greater Izod impact strength than unmodified regrind

Riverdale Global

A new liquid additive reduces the polymer degradation that takes place during melt processing, substantially increasing physical property retention in regrind as compared with unmodified material. Read more

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Solvay highlights materials for battery packs and immersion cooling

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Solvay’s specialty polymers are replacing heavy, expensive metal components for safer, higher-density batteries. 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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New digital platform for Europe’s plastics converting industry

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MOnitoring Recyclates for Europe (MORE), the single, unified digital platform to monitor the uptake of recycled polymers into products, is now available for use by converters. Read more

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Safic-Alcan develops and provides wide ranges of polymers, materials and additives for the rubber, coatings, adhesives, thermoplastics and polyurethane industries

Safic-Alcan

Safic-Alcan Polska, subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, the independent specialty chemicals distributor, is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved ISO 9001-2015 Certification in Quality Management Systems from LL-C. Read more

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The water-based emulsion is targeted at low-density PU foam applications such as automotive headliners and PU coatings for FR clothing, rain gear, and synthetic leather.

FRX Polymers

Polymeric halogen-free flame retardant solutions manufacturer FRX Polymers Inc. has announced a joint development agreement with China’s Yoo-Point Group for the production of water-based emulsions Read more

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Mahad site, india

Nouryon

Nouryon Specialty Chemicals has completed a €4m expansion at Mahad, India, which will increase organic peroxides production capacity at the site by 80 per cent. Read more

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Evonik presents its solutions at the International Battery Show

Evonik

Cooling, low friction, electrically insulating, fast charging, secure data transfer—demands that already play a key role in electric vehicles and will continue to do so in the self-driving cars of the future. Read more

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Due to increasing global demand for high-performance polymers, Evonik is expanding its production of transparent polyamides of the TROGAMID CX brand at the Marl Chemical Park in Germany. Read more

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The all-day workshop will take place in the Wöllhaf Conference Centre of Cologne/Bonn Airport

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The international biopolymer expert group of the nova-Institute has extended invitations to join the nova session titled ‘Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Markets, Trends and Innovations’ on April 30, 2019. Read more

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PEEK implant during treatment with the piezobrush PZ2

Relyon Plasma GmbH

At MedtecLIVE in Nuremberg, Germany, Relyon Plasma GmbH, based in Regensburg, will present new trends and developments in the field of atmospheric plasma applications in medical technology. Read more

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Butanox-branded peroxides are ued fro curing thermoset resins, coatings, and composite materials

Nouryon

Nouryon has begun production of Butanox, one of its methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) product lines, at its site in Pasadena, Texas. Read more

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  • Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

    Coherent

    Laser welding system for polymers delivers high-speed results

  • CARBIOS awarded ‘Efficient Solution’ label

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    CARBIOS awarded ‘Efficient Solution’ label

  • Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

    via Shutterstock

    Conventus opens Canadian distribution operation

  • TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

    TWI

    TWI and London SBU launch PolyMERIC

    High-temperature and performance engineering thermoplastics are typically used in the automotive industry

  • Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

    via Shutterstock

    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

  • CARBIOS welcomes new Scientific Advisory Board members

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    CARBIOS welcomes new Scientific Advisory Board members

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