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Ascend declares force majeure on nylon 66

Ascend Performance Materials has declared force majeure on shipments of its nylon 66.

Kraiburg TPE portfolio for automotive applications expanded

Kraiburg TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at the 26th International Trade Fair Fakuma held from October 16 to 20, 2018 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center.

Lanxess: Price adjustment for PA 6.6 compounds

Lanxess is raising its prices for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa by EUR 0.60/kg with immediate effect.


Ascend to showcase portfolio of PA66 applications at NPE2018

Ascend Performance Materials will showcase its growing range of Vydyne PA66 solutions for automotive, electrical and electronics, industrial and consumer applications at NPE2018 in Orlando, FL, from May 7 to 11.

Managing heat properly

LANXESS establishing wide range of thermally conductive polyamides.

Plastic metal hybrid technology

Plastic metal hybrid technology is an established method for manufacturing lightweight structural components developed by Lanxess.

Evonik opens new polyamide 12 powder plant in Marl

Evonik Industries has opened another production line for specialty polyamide 12 powders (PA 12) of its VESTOSINT brand at its largest global production site in the Marl Chemical Park.

DSM announces global price increases for high performance plastics

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that significant and continuing cost increases of main raw materials.

Evonik expands its range of base polymers

Evonik has developed a new base polymer VESTAMID HTplus TGP3717.

DSM sharpens focus on Additive Manufacturing

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces a new approach for its additive manufacturing (AM) activities.

New high performance PA66 for electrical components

Ascend introduces new high performance PA66 for electrical components in unattended appliances at Fakuma 2017

Biesterfeld Plastic to present innovative e-mobility portfolio

Biesterfeld Plastic will be presenting its products and solutions for the fast-growing e-mobility market segment at this year’s Fakuma.

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.

Experience the variety of plastics first-hand

From October 17 to 21, 2017, the Fakuma trade fair in Friedrichshafen will once again be opening its doors. This year visitors can again look forward to seeing innovative plastic solutions from BASF for the construction and furniture industries as well as for the automotive and packaging sectors.

 Smooth steering, safe control

The French automotive supplier Valeo has now developed a top column module whose housing and levers are made of BASF’s engineering plastics Ultramid SI (PA) and Ultradur (PBT).