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Sun European Partners, LLP has announced that an affiliate has completed the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives in Europe, to Sinochem International for €195m. Read more

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Solvay’s Ixef PARA enables Intelligent Implant Systems to pioneer a new single-use instrument kit for anterior cervical fusion procedures. Read more

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NPE 2018 has opened as the heavyweight champion in the world, and remarks from President Bill Carteaux indicate the US Plastics industry is ready to square up to the biggest challenges facing the worldwide industry. Read more

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Safic-Alcan, based in France, will be the European distributor for Brazilian resins giant Braskem. Read more

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Launched at JEC World, Derakane Signia resin offers added features while maintaining the chemical performance of the legacy Derakane lines. Read more

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A new PET resin plant has received the go-ahead for construction in the province of Adana, Turkey. Read more

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Ascend, based in Texas, will attend Fakuma with a range of PA66 resin applications for cars and electrics. Read more

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Covestro has developed PU technology that improves the performance and longevity of a wind turbine blade. Patrick Thomas, CEO, revealed exactly what this materials science can do. Read more

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Nordson’s new screw and barrel package is optimised for processing polylactic acid bioplastics. Read more

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French moulding engineers RocTool have released the results of a joint research project with American injection moulding specialist RJG. Read more

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Grolman has agreed a distribution deal for BASF’s Baxxodur curing agents. Read more

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Dutch chemicals specialist, LyondellBasell, has developed a new resin specifically designed for improving properties of medical plastic products. Read more

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A new base material for spectacles from Evonik could offer eyewear designers more freedom to shape and colour glasses. Read more

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Thermoplastic resin giant Braskem is reaping the results of investments in increased production and global expansion, boasting its prowess at K 2016. Read more

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Corbion will be extending its PLA resins to the North American Market in 2018 Read more

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Leading international supplier of high-performance plastics compounds, powders, composites and resins A. Schulman has announced that it is joining pinfa Europe. Read more

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Clariant has revealed its strategy to invest more than CHF 7.5 million in specialised facilities to expand its capacity for the production of colour and additive masterbatches for use in engineering and high-temperature resins. Read more

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A. Schulman has announced that its Distribution Services EMEA portfolio has been enhanced by the addition of TOPAS Advanced Polymers for innovative and customised film packaging solutions. Read more

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Saudi Arabian company Sipchem and the European plastics and rubber distributor RESINEX have reached a distribution agreement on the joint launch and marketing of Sipchem neat PBT resin in Europe. Read more

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Dow Chemical Company's Packaging and Specialty Plastics business has announced the launch of a new family of products, the INNATE Precision Packaging Resins. Read more

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