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Bottled up frustration for PET

Bottled up frustration for PET

One of the effects of the coronarvirus pandemic is that consumer behaviour in terms of buying and consuming goods has changed in line with restricted supplies and access to retail sites.

Invitation to harness precision AM to fight COVID19

Invitation to harness precision AM to fight COVID19

Nanofabrica, manufacturer of 3D printers for precision engineering, invites researchers, doctors and manufacturers to harness its manufacturing capabilities to develop COVID19 related medical devices and solutions.

The European Market for PP Compounds

The European Market for PP Compounds

According to a newly published report by AMI, European demand for PP compounds has stalled since the middle of 2018 caused by mounting issues in the automotive industry.

Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Tests confirm 100-Year+ lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years.

100 years "Catalyst Laboratory" in Leverkusen

100 years "Catalyst Laboratory" in Leverkusen

The "Catalyst Laboratory" was founded 100 years ago in Leverkusen. At that time, the scope of activities was outlined as "work on catalytic reactions involving organic substances". This laboratory now belongs to the specialty chemicals company Lanxess and operates as a cross-divisional competence center for catalysts and their applications.