2014.02 ACCE

Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

New successes for Bayer's CO2 research

New successes for Bayer's CO2 research Bayer MaterialScience's research into CO2 as a raw material for making plastics is delivering new successes.

LyondellBasell to build giant plant in the USA

LyondellBasell to build giant plant in the USA LyondellBasell announced plans to build a world scale PO/TBA plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Wacker becomes Bosch's preferred silicone supplier

 Wacker becomes Bosch's preferred silicone supplier Wacker has been named Bosch's "Preferred Supplier" in the "elastomers and thermosetting plastics" materials group.

Global demand for Xylene will rise

Global demand for Xylene will rise Ceresana experts expect global demand for xylenes to rise by about 4.5% p.a. until 2021

PolyOne technology reduces electronics counterfeits

PolyOne technology reduces electronics counterfeits PolyOne announced that Versaflex CE TPE materials are now available in combination with Percept Authentication Technologies.

Lanxess to add a new line for high-tech plastics in USA

Lanxess to add a new line for high-tech plastics in USA The company will invest 15 mln USD to expand its compounding facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Bayer MaterialScience at Fakuma 2014

Bayer MaterialScience at Fakuma 2014 Bayer MaterialScience will showcase exciting material solutions for key trends at the Fakuma trade fair.

Lightweighting technologies in the automotive design

Lightweighting technologies in the automotive design DuPont Advanced Materials positioned to help lower emissions, improve fuel economy.

PFC-free membranes in outdoor clothing

PFC-free membranes in outdoor clothing Toyota Tsusho launches PFC-free waterproof breathable membranes in outdoor clothing based on DSM technology.

Styrolution launched three new Zylar grades

Styrolution launched three new Zylar grades Complementing its strong and innovative transparent specialty portfolio, Styrolution launched three new Zylar grades: Zylar 650, Zylar 245 and Zylar 765.