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 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.

Velox extends its distribution activities for Topas Advanced Polymers

Velox announced its extended distribution partnership with Topas Advanced Polymers, effective of April 1.

Evonik constructs a specialty copolyester plant in Witten

Special copolyesters for pre coated metal coatings cater the trend for epoxy resin-free food packaging in particular.


Styrolution launched three new Zylar grades

Complementing its strong and innovative transparent specialty portfolio, Styrolution launched three new Zylar grades: Zylar 650, Zylar 245 and Zylar 765.

SABIC's copolymers for aerospace industry

SABIC offers aircraft customers the industry's first polycarbonate copolymers to deliver breakthrough flame-smoke-toxicity performance.

New co-polyamide from Evonik to be used by Mercedes

Using adhesion promoter will reduce the weight of car component up to 20%.

Sabic’s First Thermoplastic for Rail Seat Backs and Covers that Meet Highest Hazard Level of New Fire Safety Standard

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics announced new LEXAN FST3403 (flame-smoke-toxicity) polycarbonate (PC) copolymer, the first thermoplastic solution for rail seating applications to meet the strictest fire safety requirements under the CEN/TS 45545 standard.

Tritan offers a clear, tough and BPA-free alternative to polycarbonate

Innovative housewares brand finum, known for its patented tea and coffee filters and pots, has launched its first multifunctional tumbler, Traveler Zita, for perfect leaf tea making while travelling.

Packaging solution for bio-cosmetics

Barex resins from Ineos Barex distributed in Europe by Velox, offer the ideal packaging solution for bio-cosmetics free of preservatives and airless containers.

Major expansion and upgrade project at Samsung Total Petrochemicals’ complex in Korea

Total is consolidating its positions in petrochemicals in Asia with a new expansion and upgrading project for the Daesan complex in South Korea, which the Group owns with Samsung as part of the Samsung Total Petrochemicals 50/50 joint venture.

New Lexan EXL copolymer

SABIC’s new Lexan EXL copolymer boosts design freedom for next-generation miniaturized photovoltaic systems.

Dow offers a more sustainable alternative to styrenic copolymers

Recent Life Cycle Assessment brings to light environmental advantages for Infuse Olefin Block Copolymers by Dow.

DuPont at Luxe Pack 2011

A surprising array of forms, textures, colours and special effects for the packaging of perfumes and cosmetics – only made possible by the innovative use of DuPont Surlyn – will feature at the DuPont exhibit at Luxe Pack 2011.

Surlyn destined to the packaging industry

DuPont Surlyn has been adopted for the primary packaging of Bvlgari’s recent exclusive skincare line ‘Serum Précieux’.

SABIC expands random copolymer PP grades

SABIC, a global plastics industry leader, today announced an important expansion of its polypropylene (PP) resin portfolio: two new random copolymer PP grades for cast film and biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film applications.