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Plastics - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Plastics

   

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces Akulon RC

DSM Engineering Plastics introduces Akulon RC DSM Engineering Plastics has announced the commercialization of Akulon RC, a portfolio of Recycle Content grades of PA6 for use in Automotive under-the-bonnet applications. The new material will be available from the end of 2010 – with first commercial applications expected in early 2011.

In-mould labelling with barrier label, 2K injection with EVOH, and 3D Coating

In-mould labelling with barrier label, 2K injection with EVOH, and 3D Coating Waldorf Technik GmbH & Co. KG, based at Engen, Germany, is a specialized high-end design, engineering and manufacturing company of downstream automation for injection moulding solutions and systems.

Future market Russia needs to modernise

Future market Russia needs to modernise The recession has increased awareness in Russia of the need to press ahead with modernising the economy. The best form of protection against future recessions is greater diversification and focus on innovation in the national economy.

SABIC at Interplastica 2011

SABIC at Interplastica 2011 At Interplastica 2011, the SABIC family of plastics businesses, including Polymers and Innovative Plastics, will be exhibiting a broad array of materials, including the company’s latest innovations, which address the requirements of customers in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Baltic nations.

Huntsman develops Irogran

Huntsman develops Irogran Huntsman develops industrial-grade Irogran for high temperature applications.

China's low smoke halogen free flame retardant polypropylene industry

China's low smoke halogen free flame retardant polypropylene industry Polypropylene (PP) is a kind of general-purpose plastics with large output and favorable performance. The modified PP is extensively applied in automobiles, building materials, electrical and electronic components, various pipes and fittings, etc.

Hot air: metal replacement very close to the engine

Hot air: metal replacement very close to the engine BASF launched new type of polyamide.

Borealis in-mass metallic PP for Peugeot’s 206+

 Borealis in-mass metallic PP for Peugeot’s 206+ An innovative polypropylene-based compound from Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, has enabled French car maker PSA to breathe new life into its best-selling hatchback, the 206.

Thin wall plastics for packaging reduction targets

Thin wall plastics for packaging reduction targets Thin-walled plastics packaging is used in a wide range of industries including dairy containers like yogurt cups, yellow fats, frozen foods, fruit and vegetables, bakery, ready meals, juices, soup and meats.

Global trade in plastics industry

Global trade in plastics industry Demand from European converters fell back 7.2% from 2008 to 45 million tones in 2009. The market share of end use applications remained stable with packaging. The largest segment representing 40.1% of overall demand.