Date archive forMay, 2009
    By Plastics News Articles On Sunday, May 31st, 2009
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    Polymers remain unchanged

    Polymer prices remained steady on the local plastic market in the national capital on Saturday on subdued demand from plastic bag makers and plastic moulding units. Traders said negligible enquiries from plastic More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Sunday, May 31st, 2009
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    Steadier rubber market expected

    MALAYSIAN rubber prices are likely to be firmer next week, tracking the rubber futures prices in regional markets, such as the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM), dealers said. He said a short supply in the market More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Sunday, May 31st, 2009
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    Sumitomo invests in Demag and sells out in India

    Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is restructuring its moulding machine manufacturing network by selling its Indian joint venture stake and focusing its all-electric machine construction on Wiehe in Germany.      The Indian More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 28th, 2009
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    Polymers continue to trade around previous level

    The wholesale polymer prices today remained steady in the national capital on subdued demand from plastic bag makers and plastic moulding units. Traders said subdued demand from plastic bag and plastic moulding More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 28th, 2009
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    Kiefel introduces ECOFORMER KMV 53 E

    Kiefel, a German plastics processing machinery supplier specialized in thermoforming, has recently launched the new ECOFORMER KMV 53 E. The forming air pressure of up to 5 bar ensures top-quality formed components, More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, May 28th, 2009
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    Steer acquires China based company Zheng Feng

    Steer, a globally acknowledged force in polymer processing machinery, has acquired Zheng Feng, a single screw pipeline manufacturer based in China. This acquisition will provide Steer with enhanced manufacturing More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
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    Americhem Launches New Line of Chemical Blowing Agents

    Americhem Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for polymer-based products, recently launched an expanded line of chemical blowing agents (CBAs) to the market under the brand name nCore™. “Americhem More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
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    Dow Europe GmbH Announces Price Increase for Polyethylene Resins

    Dow Europe GmbH is announcing a price increase across European, Middle Eastern, African and Indian regions for polyethylene (PE) resins, based on the continued raw material cost developments that the company is More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
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    Dow completes MDI expansion in Estarreja, Portugal

    The newly expanded diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) plant of Dow Polyurethanes, a leading producer of PO, polyester polyols and quality aromatic isocyanates, started production successfully yesterday (May 26) More...