2014.02 IAG

Polymers - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Polymers

   

Wacker expands facility for insulation systems

Wacker expands facility for insulation systems Wacker Group has built a new test facility for certifying modern external thermal insulation composite systems at its Burghausen site.

DuPont increases ethylene copolymers production in Texas

DuPont increases ethylene copolymers production in Texas DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced its intent to increase production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets.

New milestone in bio-based acrylic acid production

New milestone in bio-based acrylic acid production BASF, Cargill and Novozymes achieved another milestone in development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials.

Hunstman developed prepolymer for RHM adhesives

Hunstman developed prepolymer for RHM adhesives Prepolymer Suprasec LM 4702 will be unveiled at Feica conference, from 17 to 19 September.

New high-performance biopolymers

New high-performance biopolymers Lanxess' Levotan X-Biomer technology effectively utilizes biopolymers for a more sustainable production of high quality leather.

Ultrafiltration creates clear conditions

Ultrafiltration creates clear conditions Multibore membranes from the BASF subsidiary inge improve water treatment.

Borealis acquires specialty polymers producer

Borealis acquires specialty polymers producer Borealis signs an agreement to acquire full ownership of Speciality Polymers Antwerp N.V.

Evonik builds new dispersant plant

 Evonik builds new dispersant plant Evonik Industries is building a new production plant for polymer dispersants at the Goldschmidtstrasse site in Essen

Wacker raises prices for dispersions

Wacker raises prices for dispersions The company is to raise its prices for vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in Americas and China.

New dispersible polymer powder from Wacker

New dispersible polymer powder from Wacker Wacker has developed a novel dispersible polymer powder for modifying cementitious and gypsum-based dry-mix mortars.