Date archive forApril, 2009
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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    Wittmann introduces low clearance telescopic pneumatic robots

    Wittmann, a manufacturer of robots and peripheral equipment for the plastics industry, has recently introduced the W710T and W710TS “pick and place” high performance pneumatic robots. With telescopic More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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    ENSINGER introduces TECASINT product line

    ENSINGER, a supplier and processor of semi-finished products, profiles and technical parts made of engineering and high-performance plastics, has extended its program within the area of amorphous, non-melting high-temperature More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, April 30th, 2009
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    ExxonMobil Chemical launches ‘comfort touch’ Santoprene TPV for autos

    ExxonMobil Chemical, a global petrochemical company, has introduced Santoprene TPV 8211-85 M350, a high-flow thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) providing a unique “comfort touch” and excellent surface qualities More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Victrex Introduces VICTREX® ST™ Polymer

     Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc and leading provider of high performance polyketones including VICTREX® PEEK™ polymer, VICOTE® Coating and APTIV™ films, has introduced a new proprietary More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Canadian Oil Sands profit tumbles with oil price

    Canadian Oil Sands Trust (COS_u.TO), which holds the biggest stake in the world’s No. 1 oil sands producer, said Wednesday its quarterly profit dropped 86 percent due to skidding oil prices and difficulties More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Oil prices continue decline on swine flu fears

    Crude prices fell for the second day on Tuesday as concerns over the swine flu outbreak weighed the markets. The swine flu virus which has killed more than 100 people in Mexico has spread to more countries. The More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Churchill TCUs live again

    The Churchill temperature controller brand, a long-established name in British plastics processing, is to be given a new lease of life by Single of Germany. Single Temperiertechnik, which builds more than 5,000 More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Another 800,000 tonnes of Saudi polyethylene comes on line

    A plant with 800,000 tonnes capacity in polyethylene has started up in Saudi Arabia. It is running two units, described as the largest of their kind in the world: a 400,000 tonnes multimodal HDPE plant using LyondellBasell’s More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
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    Sinopec Q1 net up 84.7 pct as refining in black

    Top Asian oil refiner Sinopec Corp (0386.HK)(SNP.N)(600028.SS) posted an 84.7 percent rise in first-quarter earnings from a year earlier as government reforms allowed it to reverse losses in its oil refining business. Sinopec More...