Date archive forJune, 2009
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    LANXESS offers New Grade of Rubber with Phthalate-Free Plasticizer

     Leverkusen – As part of its Green Chemistry initiative, the specialty chemicals group LANXESS AG is launching Krynac M 3340 VP, a new grade of nitrile rubber that contains a plasticizer which is not considered More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    Owens Corning Licenses Award-Winning Twintex® Reinforcement Technology

    Owens Corning, a world leader in glass fiber reinforcements and residential and commercial building materials, announced that it has licensed its award-winning Twintex® reinforcement technology to Fiber Glass Industries, More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    U.S. WCoast Products – Gasoline holds high

    West Coast gasoline prices held on to highs hit Monday because of a malfunction in a Los Angeles refinery, traders said on Tuesday. Unleaded, ethanol-blend July CARBOB in the Los Angeles market was actively traded More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    Low density polymers decline on reduced offtake

    June 30 Low density polymer prices receded by paise 50 per kg on the the local plastic market in the national capital today owing to reduced offtake by consuming industries such as plastic bag makers and plastic More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    Asia Rubber-China sniffs around, Bridgestone buys SIR20

    China, the world’s largest rubber consumer, was making inquiries for prompt shipment while tyre maker Bridgestone (5108.T: Quote, Profile, Research) purchased some quantity of Indonesia’s SIR20 at a More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    KraussMaffei and eRam form new sales partner

    With immediate effect, plastics machinery supplier KraussMaffei’s new sales partner for the countries around the Arabian Gulf is eRam Holding. The agreement with eRam strengthens KraussMaffei’s presence More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    Eastman opens new TPE application development center

    Eastman Chemical Company, a chemical, fibers and plastics company, announced last Thursday (June 25) the opening of its thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) application development center. The new facility will allow Eastman More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
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    Dow and PolyOne tie up automotive deal

    Dow Automotive and PolyOne have set up an agreement for Dow to use PolyOne’s colorants in its materials in Europe. PolyOne’s OnColor Smartbatch colour and additive concentrates will be used for all More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, June 29th, 2009
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    A. Schulman Inc. to stop making Invision plastic sheeting

    For almost a year, A. Schulman Inc. sought a business partner to help develop what the Fairlawn plastics company felt was a promising sheeting product it introduced in 2007. But Monday, Schulman said it would stop More...