2014.02 TPO

Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

Interview with Christophe de Margerie, Total’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Interview with Christophe de Margerie, Total’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer We publish an interview with Christophe de Margerie, Total’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Total Petrochemicals is one of the world's leading petrochemicals companies, produces mainly polymers, which are used to make a host of plastic products that are indispensable to daily life in today’s world. to daily life in today’s world.

Moplen polypropylene improves life cycle performance of meat packaging

Moplen polypropylene improves life cycle performance of meat packaging A newly designed meat packaging tray produced with a Moplen polypropylene (PP) grade from LyondellBasell has achieved a 23 percent reduction in carbon emissions and a 71 percent reduction in water usage during production compared to competitive plastics.

New GUR X 192 macropowder from Ticona expands porous plastic design possibilities for filtration

New GUR X 192 macropowder from Ticona expands porous plastic design possibilities for filtration Ticona have announced at K 2010 the development of GUR X 192 Macropowder, a new porous plastic powder.

Summary after K 2010

Summary after K 2010 Optimism after K 2010: strong impulses for further growth of the plastics and rubber industries: exceptionally strong willingness to invest among the over 220,000 trade visitors.

New clarifying agent from Milliken saves energy too, tests with Arburg

New clarifying agent from Milliken saves energy too, tests with Arburg Processors using Millad NX8000 clarifying agent can reduce temperatures, cut cycle times.

BASF reveals strategy for styrenics divestment

BASF reveals strategy for styrenics divestment German chemicals producer BASF is establishing a new business unit – Styrolution – that will integrate the bulk of its styrenics operations, which have been under review since 2007.

Vectra T. launched by Ticona

Vectra T. launched by Ticona Ticona launches Vectra T. rex Liquid Crystal Polymer - first LCP Designed for extrusion and thermoforming.

Energy efficiency and resource conservation at K 2010

Energy efficiency and resource conservation at K 2010 Energy efficiency and resource conservation wil be the central themes of the special review at K 2010. The event will be held in Düsseldorf from 27 October to 3 November. Every three years K is the biggest worldwide trade fair for the plastics industry.

SABIC Innovative Plastics boosts Ultem resin capacity by 35%

SABIC Innovative Plastics boosts Ultem resin capacity by 35% Launching a new chapter in the history of one of its most renowned materials, SABIC Innovative Plastics hast cut the ribbon at its new Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) resin production facility in Cartagena.

3B-the fibreglass company - a high-gloss reinforced Polyamide from Lati

3B-the fibreglass company - a high-gloss reinforced Polyamide from Lati 3B-the fibreglass company with Lati, one of the most important EU compounders, have deliver a breakthrough in engineering thermoplastics for high aesthetic structural components.