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VinylPlus Product Label: the sustainability mark for PVC products

The VinylPlus Product Label is the new sustainability mark making it simpler for customers, specifiers and markets to identify the PVC building and construction products delivering the highest functional performance and contribution to sustainability.

PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane

At PSE Europe 2019, the 2nd International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, held 26–28 March 2019 at the MOC in Munich, Germany, everything revolves around innovative PU applications.

A world premiere: the first PlasticRoad bike path

The first PlasticRoad bike path was recently opened in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands.


Threepart sandwich, one thermoplastic, many possibilities

Manufacturing sandwich structures for airplane interiors cost effectively and quickly: With the polyethersulfone Ultrason E from BASF, manufacturers of interior airplane components can now take a great step forward in achieving this goal.

Sabic launches new heavy-duty panels

Sabic announces the launch of Stadeck, its new heavy- duty panel for the building and construction industry.

Pipelife takes over Isoterm, the specialist in pre-insulated pipes

Pipelife Norge takes over Isoterm AS, a producer of frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes based in Norway.

DSM launches new Coating Resins website

Royal DSM has launched its new Coating Resins website with the aim of giving the coating industry a greater insight into the bright science and application expertise driving new levels of performance in coatings.

The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Netherlands

The municipality of Zwolle and the province of Overijssel have committed to the first PlasticRoad pilot project. In September the first PlasticRoad will be constructed in Zwolle and in another location in the province a few months later.

SLENTITE wins 2018 German Design Award

SLENTITE, the high-performance insulation material from BASF based on PU aerogel, has received the 2018 German Design Award from the Design Council.

Polyurethane incorporated into the Olympic Village

Silicone construction, polyurethane and coating technologies from Dow, the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games, are incorporated into the Olympic Village and Modular Houses.

SABIC adds unique PP Ultra Melt Strength resin to its portfolio

Close collaboration with our partners in the value chain has enabled SABIC to build up a large bank of knowledge on foaming technologies, and to develop a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications.

battenfeld-cincinnati: Upgrade opens up new markets

Inoutic has just ordered a coextrusion solution from its long-standing machine supplier battenfeld-cincinnati. The profile manufacturer has decided for the third time to upgrade and extend an existing mono extrusion line and to transform it into a coextrusion line.

TEPPFA launches international Discover Plastics campaign

Curated by TEPPFA and in partnership with four National Associations, Discover Plastics drives awareness of the natural suitability of plastic pipes for sewer and stormwater applications.

BASF develops a material for window profiles based on Ultradur

BASF has developed an Ultradur (PBT, polybutylene terephthalate), modified for co-extrusion with PVC, that replaces steel in PVC windows as the stiffening element.

Berlin again takes centre stage for key polymer flooring stakeholders

Polymer flooring is in the midst of a transition and is experiencing a wave of investment that shows no signs of abating.

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