Date archive forApril, 2012
    Ford recycling aims to cut factory waste another 10%
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, April 28th, 2012
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    Ford recycling aims to cut factory waste another 10%

    Ford recycling aims to cut factory waste another 10% When it comes to recycling, it’s hard to beat auto plants. Many have zero-waste policies, outgrowths of Japanese-style lean manufacturing policies that More...

    PVC price trend in Mediterranean echoes 2011
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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    PVC price trend in Mediterranean echoes 2011

    PVC price trend in Mediterranean echoes 2011 PVC prices have been on the rise since the beginning of 2012 in Mediterranean markets including Turkey, Egypt and Italy, as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. Now More...

    100 million euros in Asia – capacity in Shanghai doubled
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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    100 million euros in Asia – capacity in Shanghai doubled

    100 million euros in Asia – capacity in Shanghai doubled In the fiscal year 2011/2012, ENGEL AUSTRIA generated sales of over € 100 million in Asia for the first time. With the expansion of production capacities More...

    VICTREX® PEEK Polymer Helps Make Hospitals Safer with Long Lasting Labels
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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    VICTREX® PEEK Polymer Helps Make Hospitals Safer with Long Lasting Labels

    VICTREX® PEEK Polymer Helps Make Hospitals Safer with Long Lasting Labels Utilizing APTIV® films German company S+P Samson GmbH has been able to produce extremely durable labels for medical equipment. In particular, More...

    Four R.I. conservation projects honored
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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    Four R.I. conservation projects honored

    Four R.I. conservation projects honored Toray Plastics of North Kingstown, along with Appalachian Mountain Club’s trail committee volunteers, the Steel Yard Renewal project in Providence and the Westerly Innovation More...

    Multilayer structure offers partial solution to polyamide 12 supply conundrum
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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    Multilayer structure offers partial solution to polyamide 12 supply conundrum

    Multilayer structure offers partial solution to polyamide 12 supply conundrum Even before the fire at Evonik (Darmstadt, Germany) that disrupted supply for a key feedstock used in polyamide (PA) 12 and forced the More...

    'Super-nano' plastic fibres touted for next-generation IT
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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    ‘Super-nano’ plastic fibres touted for next-generation IT

    'Super-nano' plastic fibres touted for next-generation IT Materials scientists in France said on Sunday they had made highly-conductive plastic wires on the nanoscale, an invention with potential for mobile More...

    Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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    Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations

    Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced that the Company will construct a new world-scale ethylene production plant at Dow Texas Operations More...

    Shift out of PVC relies on proprietary welding process
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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    Shift out of PVC relies on proprietary welding process

    Shift out of PVC relies on proprietary welding process At the heart of a potentially large-scale shift away from PVC in medical applications is a highly proprietary technology that makes it possible to inexpensively More...