Polystyrene (PS) - news on Plastech
Trinseo and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades.
BASF is increasing its global production capacity for Neopor (expandable polystyrene containing graphite) by a total of 40,000 metric tons per year.
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.
McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.
IV International ETICS (External Thermal Insulation Composite System) Conference was held in May in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw (Poland).
To embrace its place in the Ineos family of companies, Styrolution announced that it has changed company names to Ineos Styrolution.
Styrolution will be attending Compamed 2015, a premier international tradeshow for medical suppliers taking place November 16-19 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
BASF SE will be offering its customers in Europe GPPS from its production facility in Ludwigshafen.
Songwon will be launching its new Songxtend 1301 stabilizer for XPS containing new polymeric flame retardants at the upcoming AMI Masterbatch conference.
INEOS is to integrate the INEOS ABS into its Styrolution business to promote their products globally with one face to the market.
Styrolution will highlight the "Versatility. Performance. Endless Possibilities" of styrenics at NPE 2015, March 23-27 in Orlando, Florida.
Expanded distribution agreements with PolyOne and Entec Polymers enhance Styrolution's offerings of styrenics in the US and Canada.