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Ascend to increase production capacity of polymers by 10 to 15 percent

Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, today announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.

 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.

PolyOne Celebrates 10 Years in Poland

To help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of its facility in Kutno, Poland, PolyOne welcomed customers to an afternoon of dialogue about the future of manufacturing in Poland.


Gabriel-Chemie increases production capacity in Russia

On 03 August 2017, Gabriel-Chemie and Governor of the Kaluga oblast signed an investment agreement concerning the construction and operation of a masterbatch plant in the Vorino industrial park near the Moscow.

Bye-bye biofilm with GEA SAFEXPERT program

GEA invites beverage industry representatives to visit Hall A3 Booth 313 at drinktec, the leading global trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry in Munich from September 11-15, 2017.

Conductive polymer triples lifetime of LED pool lighting

Switching to PolyOne conductive polymer triples lifetime of LED pool lighting.

A frame revolution for sport glasses with transparent polyamide

At MIDO 2017 in Milan Italy, Evonik will demonstrate its new application for the sport glasses' frame manufactured with Trogamid.

High-performance plastic for optical applications

At MIDO 2017 Evonik will present TROGAMID - a transparent, high-performance plastic for more freedom of design in optical applications.

Porex introduces new elastomer material

Nubiform offers brand-enhancing features and unique 3D shaping and is ideal for cosmetics and sportswear applications.

Robust connectors for automotive wire harnesses

New Ultradur grade combines very good toughness with high flowability.

Plasteel Eyewear made from Evonik's VESTAKEEP PEEK

Together with Evonik, Mentor Optical Limited successfully developed its new brand model Plasteel using Evonik's high performance plastic VESTAKEEP PEEK.

Dow showcases growth projects and world-class innovation at K 2016

Dow looks at driving forces behind plastics industry and the growing global demand for innovative plastic solutions.

Lanxess at K 2016: High-grade solutions for the plastics industry

At K 2016 Lanxess is presenting its latest developments in materials, processes and technologies for premium plastics and high-performance additives for processing.

Plastics manufacturers heading to Brno

PLASTEX 2016 - the part of MSV fair dedicated for plastics industry - will once again boast top exhibitors in large numbers.

Evonik broke ground for construction of new PA 12 plant

The company's production capacity for polyamide 12 powders will increase by 50 percent.