Date archive forOctober, 2012
    How will Petronas’ exit affect PVC supply in Malaysia
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    How will Petronas’ exit affect PVC supply in Malaysia?

    Following Petronas’ announcement that the company will exit the vinyls business by the start of 2013, players in Malaysia’s PVC market have started to speculate about the likely impact on the country’s PVC More...

    For a plastic-free Delhi, but not everyone happy
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    For a plastic-free Delhi, but not everyone happy

    New Delhi: Each of Delhi’s 14 million households uses about five plastic carry bags a day, helping generate the capital’s hugely polluting 250,000 tonnes of plastic waste every year. Hence the urgency More...

    ExxonMobil’s BOPP business sold to India
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    ExxonMobil’s BOPP business sold to India

    An Indian company has agreed to buy ExxonMobil’s biaxially oriented polypropylene films operations, one of the world’s largest BOPP film manufacturers. ExxonMobil’s BOPP business sold to India New Delhi-based More...

    Shepherd Thermoforming develops system for contour-package printing
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    Shepherd Thermoforming develops system for contour-package printing

    Shepherd Thermoforming develops system for contour-package printing Disruptive technology is always on the horizon and that is particularly true in the packaging market, where brand owners are always on the look-out More...

    AMT launches expansion as medical business grows
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    AMT launches expansion as medical business grows

    Advanced Molding Technologies (AMT) is now expanding its factory floor space in a Minneapolis suburb from 35,000 sq ft to just under 50,000 sq ft and adding 12 injection molding machines over the next 24 months. AMT More...

    Cast PVC film fights germs in new hospital application
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    Cast PVC film fights germs in new hospital application

    A French converter has developed a DEHP-free cast polyvinyl chloride antimicrobial film that is being tested in hospitals in the fight against hospital-borne infections, including superbug MRSA. Cast PVC film fights More...

    PA grade deployed in monolayer rotomolded fuel tanks
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    PA grade deployed in monolayer rotomolded fuel tanks

    An innovative polyamide (PA) 6 technology developed by DSM Engineering Plastics forms the basis of a new solution for rotomolding monolayer tanks developed by ICO Polymers (Houston, TX), a leading producer of rotational More...

    New extruder for a new product: solid WPC profiles
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    New extruder for a new product:solid WPC profiles

    The 9th Wood-Plastic Composite Conference, for which Ap-plied Market Information (AMI), Bristol / United Kingdom, is extending an invitation to come to Vienna on 26 and 27 February 2013, will again be supported More...

    NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE EPOXY ADHESIVES FROM INTERTRONICS
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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    NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE EPOXY ADHESIVES FROM INTERTRONICS

    NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE EPOXY ADHESIVES FROM INTERTRONICS As electronics becomes both smaller and with higher circuit density, heat can become an unwanted by-product, hence the need for thermally More...