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Huntsman Polyurethanes presented new Daltoped AquaPUR technology

Huntsman Polyurethanes today announced the launch of Daltoped AquaPUR technology - an innovative, fully water-blown polyether soling solution providing excellent flow and surface definition for better looking, better feeling shoe soles.

Clariant makes a step change into higher value specialties

Clariant today announced an updated strategy and financial outlook as well as the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Sabic on a significant collaboration opportunity between the two companies in the area of high performance materials.

PolyOne shock-absorbing TPEs protect phone cases

Independent testing proves PolyOne shock-absorbing TPEs protect phone cases from impact better than TPUs


Polydist UK and Sabic announce strategic relationship

Polydist UK became an official UK distributor for Sabic's Specialties products range from 10th of August 2018.

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.

Lanxess strengthens research and development for aqueous polyurethane dispersions

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.

Evonik expands its range of base polymers

Evonik has developed a new base polymer VESTAMID HTplus TGP3717.

 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

Biesterfeld expanding German portfolio with MMA adhesives

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is distributing two-component methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesives from SCIGRIP on the German market.

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.

Recycled film quality negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe

Even very low quantities of degradable plastics that end up in the traditional plastic waste streams have a significant, negative impact on recycled plastics.

Braskem presents adhesive and sealant solutions at FEICA 2017

The company will show a wide range of products for high-performance adhesives and sealants.

Engineering to the limit

LANXESS now offers two new highly reinforced polyamide 6 compounds.

Lanxess invests in its production site in Lillo/Antwerp

Lanxess announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.

ExxonMobil breaks ground on multi-million dollar Shanghai Technology Center expansion

New state-of-the-art research and development facility to be used for customer collaboration and creating new applications.