2014.02 IAG

Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

Audi selects high-performance Softell PP for its new Audi A 1

Audi selects high-performance Softell PP for its new Audi A 1 Audi has selected a new Softell polypropylene (PP) compound from LyondellBasell to manufacture the rear door panel of its new A1 model.

SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp

SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp SABIC Innovative Plastics has introduced LNP Thermocomp PX07444, a polyamide (PA) 6 thermoplastic compound that is reinforced with up to 20% curauá fibre.

SABIC at Pharmapack 2011

SABIC at Pharmapack 2011 SABIC, a global plastics industry leader, is extending its polymer portfolio for healthcare applications with the launch of two high-purity polypropylene (PP) random copolymers. Both new PP grades were developed specifically for healthcare applications, underscoring SABIC’s strong commitment to the industry. SABIC will showcase the two new grades, one for a wide range of blow moulding applications, the other for injection moulded parts, at Pharmapack 2011 in Paris.

EuPC signs cooperation agreement with Thomsea to clean up European coastal waters

EuPC signs cooperation agreement with Thomsea to clean up European coastal waters The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) has signed a co-operation agreement with the inventor of a new trawling net to help retrieve plastics Marine litter. This is part of EuPC’s programme to address an escalating issue which in recent years has secured prime time television coverage and extensive articles in the popular press.

Small-diameter microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire PEEK

Small-diameter microtubes of Solvay's KetaSpire PEEK International Polymer Engineering (IPE), Tempe , Ariz. , a leading custom extruder of thermoplastic tubing and profiles, has expanded its product line, offering the new capability of producing small-diameter microtubes and profiles made of KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, for the medical industry.

Borealis upgrades performance of polyethylene for gas pipes

Borealis upgrades performance of polyethylene for gas pipes Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, is extending its range of high performance, high density polyethylene pipes with the introduction of a new “PE 100” type grade for the gas market, BorSafeHE3492-LS-H.

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces green packaging solutions

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces green packaging solutions DSM Engineering Plastics, one of the world's leading suppliers of engineering thermoplastics, has introduced a number of innovative Eco packaging solutions that anticipate and proactively address market demands.

SABIC helps medical device makers

SABIC helps medical device makers SABIC Innovative Plastics’ specialty materials help medical device makers stay ahead of healthcare trends in safety, home care and regulation.

DuPont: high performance polymers for drug delivery systems

DuPont: high performance polymers for drug delivery systems The Autopen 2 from Owen Mumford includes several functional components made of DuPont Delrin acetal resin that are fundamental to its use for the effortless and accurate delivery of insulin to diabetes patients.

Interplastica 2011 - summary

Interplastica 2011 - summary Things are looking up again for the plastics and rubber industry in Russia. Interplastica 2011 characterised by positive market developments/20,000 trade visitors very interested in international vendors