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Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

Bayer to float off plastics business

Bayer to float off plastics business Bayer announced that MaterialScience will be floated on the stock market by 2016 at the latest.

Top three additives in the plastic packaging market

Top three additives in the plastic packaging market A functional additive modifies the properties of packaging to impart desirable or beneficial functions.

New lightweight solutions for the automotive industry

New lightweight solutions for the automotive industry Borealis and Borouge announced the introduction of several new material solutions engineered to enable the automotive industry.

Safe antimicrobial plastics in mass production

Safe antimicrobial plastics in mass production The world's first biocompatible and non-toxic technology for antibacterial plastic into mass production.

BASF starts up butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp

BASF starts up butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp New plant with annual capacity of 155,000 metric tons per year will secure BASF's internal supply of butadiene in Europe.

Solvay acquired Ryton PPS business

Solvay acquired Ryton PPS business Solvay has signed an agreement to buy the Ryton PPS business from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company for $220 million.

New Hostalen Resist grade for gas pipes

New Hostalen Resist grade for gas pipes LyondellBasell introduces new Hostalen Resist grade for gas distribution piping systems.

Evonik invests in German operations

Evonik invests in German operations The company plans to invest some two billion euros as part of its growth strategy in Germany.

Resinex to distribute SIPCHEM's EVA into Europe

Resinex to distribute SIPCHEM's EVA  into Europe Pan European Plastic and Rubber Distributor Resinex have finalised an agreement to introduce SIPCHEM's EVA into Europe.

Polyscope expands portfolio with Xeran compatibilizers

Polyscope expands portfolio with Xeran compatibilizers Polyscope has broadened its portfolio of Xiran neat resins, compounds, powders and liquids with a range of Xeran compatibilizers.