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Compatibility of Medical-Grade Polymers with Sterrad Sterilization

Compatibility of Medical-Grade Polymers with Sterrad Sterilization Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, has conducted an extensive study that supports the growing use of its high-performance medical-grade polymers in hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization.

DSM's Akulon Fuel Lock enables ICO Polymers' new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks

DSM's Akulon Fuel Lock enables ICO Polymers' new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks Akulon Fuel Lock, an innovative-polyamide 6 technology developed by DSM, forms the basis of a new solution for rotomoulding monolayer tanks, developed by ICO Polymers, a subsidiary of A. Schulman, Inc. and a leading producer of rotational molding polymers.

Customized medical technology materials

Customized medical technology materials The focus of BASF’s booth at the Compamed tradeshow in Düsseldorf, Germany, is on the antimicrobial HyGentic product portfolio and its range of support services, and on a number of high-performance plastics for medical technology applications. BASF will be exhibiting its solutions from November 14 through 16, 2012, in Booth No. G28, Hall 08B.

Songwon and Sabo join forces to establish presence for Light Stabilizers

Songwon and Sabo join forces to establish presence for Light Stabilizers Songwon announces it has entered into long term distribution arrangements with Sabo SpA representing a further milestone in its long-term strategic ambition to be a leading supplier of polymer stabilizer solutions to the global polymer industry.

Solvay Launches High-Performance Polyester Compound

Solvay Launches High-Performance Polyester Compound Solvay has unveiled a new high-performance polyester compound that delivers higher heat and light stability than competitive materials for light-emitting diode (LED) televisions.

PolyOne solutions replace metal in new LED lighting applications

PolyOne solutions replace metal in new LED lighting applications PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced that Finland-based Kruunutekniikka Oy, a leading manufacturer of solid-state LED lighting systems, has adopted Therma-Tech thermal management solutions to replace aluminum in its recently patented Coolics LED light fixtures.

Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Polymers and Fuels – a challenge for sustainable chemistry

Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Polymers and Fuels – a challenge for sustainable chemistry The world’s largest conference on “CO2 as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers” covers an incredibly wide range of uses for CO2, developing a vision for a sustainable carbon dioxide economy.

Arkema invests over €70M in fluoropolymers in France

Arkema invests over €70M in fluoropolymers in France The world leader in PVDF fluoropolymer, an innovative and fast-growing (+7% p.a.) performance material, Arkema announces a major project for the development of its Kynar PVDF business in Europe.

Monitoring of the 'forces majeures' of polymer suppliers in Europe

Monitoring of the 'forces majeures' of polymer suppliers in Europe 'Plastics processors are angry', said Alexandre Dangis, speaking on June 1st , 2012 at the EuPC Annual Meeting in Vienna (Austria) about the mounting raw material cost increases and the associated large number of 'forces majeures' in Europe.

Researchers develop world’s first biodegradable joint implant

Researchers develop world’s first biodegradable joint implant Tampere University of Technology (TUT) has been the first in the world to develop biodegradable joint implant, RegJoint.