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Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Engineering Plastics

For the third time already, Ceresana analyzed the global market for ABS, PC, PA, PMMA, POM, PBT, SAN, and fluoropolymers: almost 21.5 million tonnes of these plastic types are consumed every year.

Extrusion Days: Theory and Practice of Increasing Efficiency Using Compounding

Over 200 participants from approximately 25 nations came to Stuttgart, Germany on 15 and 16 November 2018, accepting their invitations to the Coperion Extrusion Days.

Asahi Kasei Plastics NA Wins SPE Automotive Innovation Award

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has awarded Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. (APNA) with the SPE Automotive Innovation Award "Most Innovative Use of Plastics" in the category "Chassis/Hardware".


Following a solid third quarter, Lanxess strengthens its position

Sales increased by 4.4 percent to EUR 1.79 billion in the third quarter. EBITDA pre exceptionals 1.5 percent higher at EUR 277 million. Net income from continuing operations increased to EUR 80 million.

Ineos Styrolution will present latest research results on StyLight

Ineos Styrolution announced today that it will exhibit the latest research results on its composite StyLight at the Composites Europe in Stuttgart (November 6 - 8, 2018).

Sabic launches new heavy-duty panels

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

Top sports performance thanks to composites

They are hidden in canoes, golf and hockey clubs, in racing bikes, yacht hulls and even swimsuits: fibre composites made inroads into the sports industry a long time ago and have virtually revolutionised it in some areas.

BASF to expand production capacity for Irganox 1010

BASF plans to increase the global production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1010 by 40% with production expansion projects at its sites in Jurong, Singapore, and Kaisten, Switzerland.

The world’s first POAL recycling facility

In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene.

BASF increases production capacity of Neopor

BASF is increasing its global production capacity for Neopor (expandable polystyrene containing graphite) by a total of 40,000 metric tons per year.

New stabilizers protect plastics against hydrolysis

The LANXESS Additives business unit is expanding its product range of hydrolysis stabilizers for plastics and polyurethanes with the addition of Stabaxol L.

Safety, precision & smart manufacturing of medical plastics at Chinaplas

The market for medical devices, in particular, implantable, is expanding rapidly as economies develop, populations get older, health awareness enhances and support policies strengthen.

Evonik optimizes PEEK production in China

Evonik has comprehensively optimized the production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK and further improved the quality of the product at its Changchun, China, site.

Polykemi invests in the future

The multinational Swedish manufacturer of plastics compounds, Polykemi AB, had yet another successful year with increased growth in 2017.

SABIC's Pre-NPE News

Under the banner of “Chemistry that Matters,” SABIC will exhibit at NPE 2018 with the theme: “What Matters to You?” – representing the company’s ongoing commitment to listen closely to its customers, share ideas and expertise, and work together to achieve new levels of performance.

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