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

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SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. more

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Torsten Spiller

Hennecke are helping to drive forward innovation in caotings by loaning a Streamline machine to The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid for pigment metering. more

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Kamara Photography

The European Union Horizon 2020 research funding programme has awarded €1.47million to Polykemi, Luxus and One51. more

industry

New biodegradable fibres from renewable sources for fabrics with advanced properties more

materials

Clariant and Huntsman are to merge, creating world-leading specialty chemicals company HuntsmanClariant with an enterprise value of $20 billion. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. more

industry

Dyneon, a division of 3M based in Bavaria, adds to its research technology with 3D printer for flouropolymers. more

machinery

Injection mould engineering company RocTool, based in the United States, has partnered with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing. more

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KraussMaffei

Moulding specialist KraussMaffei fits mould carrier for RTM processes at leading research centre in Munich. more

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GSIC

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

industry

Molecor will be unveiling a new PVC-O pipe system capable of producing pipes of DN1200 mm at K 2016. more

industry

AIMPLAS, the Valencia-based Plastics Technology Centre, has completed its participation in the European project INNOREX, improving the properties of PLA thanks to a new processing innovation. more

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ELIX Polymers and AIMPLAS have pooled their considerable expertise in ABS to develop exciting new materials for 3D printing. more

materials

AIMPLAS has thrown its weight behind the innovative REFRESH modular waterbag project, which tackles the issue of water scarcity amid population growth with an efficient, sanitary plastics solution. more

materials

AIMPLAS is strengthening its printing and coatings efforts by establishing a new department dedicated to exploring properties, functionalities and their applications. more

materials

Sustainable materials are central to a massive cash investment LEGO is making to boost its Danish headquarters, which includes plans for a state-of-the-art Sustainable Materials Centre to research and implement new materials. more

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DSM Engineering Plastics has opened an office in the San Francisco Bay area to support the consumer electronics business and the rapid growth of this segment. more

industry

Cytec Industries Inc. has announced the opening of its new Application Centre in Heanor, UK, adjacent to its existing manufacturing and research and development sites. more

materials

AIMPLAS has shared its knowledge as a partner in a cutting-edge nanocomposites project, which is investigating control processes in nanocomposites manufacturing that use sensor technology. more

industry

Size reduction specialist Rapid Granulator has been hard at work extending its testing facilities in Bredaryd, Sweden. more

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