Date archive forJuly, 2009
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 17th, 2009
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    Velox appointed as the European distributor for Arkema’s Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

    Arkema has appointed Hamburg-based Velox GmbH as distributor for its Graphistrength® multiwall carbon nanotube products. In 2006, Arkema inaugurated Europe’s first plant capable of producing 20 tons per year More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 17th, 2009
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    DuPont, Goodyear Science Creates High-Tech Tires

     Scientists from DuPont have helped The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company by taking DuPont technology for high-strength Kevlar® products and applying it to Goodyear tires. Goodyear-produced tires with Kevlar® More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 17th, 2009
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    Oil climbs above 62 dollars on China’s strong economic growth

    Oil prices climbed above 62 U.S. dollars on Thursday as investors found some hope from China’s strong economic performance and better U.S. employment data. Earlier in the day, China, the second largest energy More...

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    Oil prices rise with Wall Street

    U.S. oil prices rose on Thursday, tracking a late-day rebound on Wall Street and bolstered by a report showing strong economic growth in China, the world’s second biggest consumer of energy. U.S. crude oil More...

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    Polymers held steady in thin trade

    The wholesale plastic market ended on a steady note today with polymer prices after moving in a tight range closed around previous closing. Arrivals and offtake too remained at a low ebb and volume of business poor. Following More...

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    Mixed trend in rubber

    The physical rubber prices showed a mixed trend on Wednesday. The market showed signs of improvement as sellers stayed back on supply concerns and a better closing in the international markets. Sheet rubber improved More...

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    KraussMaffei promotes CO2 nucleation system for more cost-effective production

    KraussMaffei, a German based supplier of plastics machinery, supplies reliable and cost-effective systems for mass-flow regulated CO2 nucleation which has been increasingly used as the physical blowing agent in More...

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    Thailand’s rubber wood export may fall 30%

    Thailand’s rubber wood industry is currently under great pressure that the total export of rubber wood is expected to reduce by 30% this year, according to a local newspaper. The economic downturn has led to fewer More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, July 17th, 2009
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    RTP broadens halogen-free FR product range

    RTP Company, a custom engineered thermoplastic compounder, has expanded its broad line of halogen-free flame retardant (FR) compounds to include nylon and polyester grades. These new compounds provide plastics processors More...