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Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

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Due to increasing demand for lightweight construction materials for specialty applications, Evonik is expanding its production of ROHACELL high-performance rigid, closed-cell foams at its site in Mobile, Alabama, US. Read more

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Toyoda Gosei to enhance production capacity in US

Toyoda Gosei

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will enhance its production capacity for interior and exterior products at three production subsidiaries in the US to keep up with growing sales of large products such as radiator grills in North America. Read more

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AREVO's Aqua 3D printing unit

AREVO

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company transforming composites manufacturing through digitalisation, has announced AGC Inc. as its strategic business partner in Japan to provide Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) Read more

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Motiva enters US chemical industry

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Motiva, a 100 per cent-owned subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has signed an agreement to acquire full ownership interest in Flint Hills Resources Port Arthur, LLC. Read more

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Oziflow returns following five-year hiatus

Oziflow

Oziflow, the Australia-based company behind the original plastic slimline rainwater tank, is rebooting its business after a five-year hiatus to focus on the drought-ravaged US market. Read more

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Sharp Mailer Bags

Pregis

US-based packaging company Pregis is expanding its offering of products that include How2Recycle labels. Read more

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CARBIOS announces grant of a second major U.S. patent focused on the recycling of complex PET plastic waste

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CARBIOS, a company pioneering new, bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for an additional US patent Read more

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Covestro continues portfolio optimisation

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Covestro has signed an agreement with H.I.G. Capital for the sale of Covestro’s European Systems Houses business. Read more

materials

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

machinery

More US investment needed to achieve circular economy

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More investment in chemical recycling in the US would allow recycled material to return to the value chain at the same level from which it started, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. 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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Brightmark Energy pioneers US plastics-to-fuel facility

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San Francisco-based waste and energy development company Brightmark Energy has broken ground on the US’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant in Ashley, Indiana. Read more

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GM presents Distinctive Innovation Award to CSP and Teijin

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) and its parent company Teijin Limited were honoured by General Motors with the automakers Innovation Award at its 27th Annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony. Read more

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Graham Packaging commits to sustainable packaging by 2025

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US-based plastic packaging solutions company Graham Packaging recently signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, stating that by 2025 100 per cent of plastic packaging can be reused, recycled or composted. Read more

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Vecoplan will supply the VAZ 2000, a powerful single-shaft pre-shredder.

Vecoplan

US-based Brightmark Energy, headquartered in San Francisco, has commissioned Vecoplan AG to supply the appropriate shredding technology to process enormous quantities of plastics. Read more

machinery

SPE names Thomas Haglin Thermoformer of the Year

SPE

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has named CEO and owner of LINDAR Corporation Thomas Haglin as Thermoformer of the Year 2018. Read more

machinery

Qosina launches European operations

Qosina Corp.

US-based Qosina Corp. has announced the establishment of operations in Europe. Qosina Europe is located in Milan, Italy, and managed by Giampaolo Meana. Read more

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PPG Teslin REAL ID

PPG

PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

materials

Tekni-Plex to buy three Amcor production facilities

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Packaging materials manufacturer Tekni-Plex has entered a definitive purchase agreement to buy three production facilities from Australian packaging company Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit for a cash consideration of $215m. Read more

industry

Schubert is driving forward future-oriented projects such as the 3D printing of machine parts in house.

Gerhard Schubert GmbH

Gerhard Schubert GmbH continues its positive growth trend with an increase in sales of 7.3% and a turnover in excess of €211m. Read more

machinery

  • Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

    © Evonik

    Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

    ROHACELL sandwich

  • Toyoda Gosei to enhance production capacity in US

    Toyoda Gosei

    Toyoda Gosei to enhance production capacity in US

  • AREVO's Aqua 3D printing unit

    AREVO

    AREVO's Aqua 3D printing unit

    AREVO's Aqua 3D printing unit

  • 2020 Ford Explorer

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    2020 Ford Explorer

    2020 Ford Explorer

  • New plastics bring new opportunities for Borealis

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    New plastics bring new opportunities for Borealis

  • Oziflow returns following five-year hiatus

    Oziflow

    Oziflow returns following five-year hiatus

    The 220-litre tanks are designed to fit against walls or fences and can be linked together to increase storage capacity.

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