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Potential of third generation biorefineries

Potential of third generation biorefineries Novamont CEO underlines the potential of third generation biorefineries added value products.

Ford Battery Pack and Citroën Rear Quarter Window with SABIC Materials

Ford Battery Pack and Citroën Rear Quarter Window with SABIC Materials SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business today commended Ford Motor Company and PSA Peugeot Citroën Group for innovative use of the supplier’s thermoplastic materials in two separate applications, which were recently named finalists in the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers’ (SPE's) 42nd-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition.

Packaging solutions for the fast-growing Asian pharma industry

Packaging solutions for the fast-growing Asian pharma industry Gerresheimer presents new solutions for the fast-growing pharmaceutical industry in Asia. The comprehensive range of products extends from simple pharmaceutical vials to complex drug delivery systems.

Basotect insulates Russian passenger helicopter

Basotect insulates Russian passenger helicopter Hearing protection is no longer needed thanks to Basotect, the open-celled melamine foam from BASF: Passengers can leave hearing protection behind when boarding a luxurious version of the Russian Mi 8 helicopter. The helicopter, which is over 25 meters long and is used for passenger transport, has been equipped with an improved sound insulation system and is currently ready for flight.

Polyshot Offers Vacuum Brazing Services for Production of Conformal Cooling Systems

Polyshot Offers Vacuum Brazing Services for  Production of Conformal Cooling Systems Polyshot Corp. has introduced its vacuum brazing technology to moldmakers for fusing of multi-component mold cores and cavity assemblies for cost-reducing conformal cooling systems. As a leading manufacturer of hot-runner systems, Polyshot has successfully translated its fusion technology for hot runners to injection molders who seek the advantages of conformal cooling.

Product innovation Corema

Product innovation Corema Erema's new system brings together for the first time all the benefits of recycling and compounding in a single processing step.

Pipes with multifunctional layers

Pipes with multifunctional layers KraussMaffei Berstorff is the best equipped for the big trends in pipe extrusion for even more flexibility and maximized complexity. The company offers multifaceted systems for manufacturing multi-layered pipes with multifunctional layers.

New techniques stretch carbon nanotubes, make stronger composites

New techniques stretch carbon nanotubes, make stronger composites Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new techniques for stretching carbon nanotubes (CNT) and using them to create carbon composites that can be used as stronger, lighter materials in everything from airplanes to bicycles.

SABIC Helps GRAMMER Lead Rail Industry with New Railway Seating Solution

SABIC Helps GRAMMER Lead Rail Industry with New Railway Seating Solution SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business is showcasing GRAMMER Railway Interior GmbH’s tough, new seat back shells and side panels for first-class railcars that comply with Europe’s upcoming CEN/TS 45545 harmonized standard for fire safety.

Sabic’s First Thermoplastic for Rail Seat Backs and Covers that Meet Highest Hazard Level of New Fire Safety Standard

Sabic’s First Thermoplastic for Rail Seat Backs and Covers that Meet Highest Hazard Level of New Fire Safety Standard SABIC’s Innovative Plastics announced new LEXAN FST3403 (flame-smoke-toxicity) polycarbonate (PC) copolymer, the first thermoplastic solution for rail seating applications to meet the strictest fire safety requirements under the CEN/TS 45545 standard.