Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sante Fe Council approves plastic bag ban and paper carry bag fee ordinance

Sante Fe Council approves plastic bag ban and paper carry bag fee ordinance

Sante Fe Council approves plastic bag ban and paper carry bag fee ordinance

WASHINGTON: The Santa Fe City Council today passed Bill No 2013-30 to ban the distribution of single-use plastic carry-out bags and to impose fee for paper bags. The ordinance was approved with a 7-1 vote. Councilor Ron Trujillo was the dissenting vote. According to the ordinance, plastic carrier bags thinner than 2.5 mils will beRead More

Bayer to demonstrate revolutionary 3D displays at K 2013

Bayer to demonstrate revolutionary 3D displays at K 2013

As an automotive interior concept of the future, Bayer MaterialScience will show 3D displays with homogeneous, fully customizable surfaces and a razor-sharp display made with its special Makrofol RP polycarbonate (PC) films at K 2013. RP stands for Rear Projection, which “enables brilliant image reproduction in High Definition (HD) quality”, according to Oliver Bruns, HeadRead More

Zeppelin provides energy efficient cooling power

Zeppelin provides energy efficient cooling power

Henschel Mixing Technology, a business unit of turnkey plant manufacturer Zeppelin Systems, will present its new series of cooling mixers HCE with outstanding cooling efficiency at K 2013. The Mixer HCE (Horizontal Cooler EFF) is available in sizes ranging from 1,700-6,000L and is efficient in many ways: its good mixture quality guarantees short mixing andRead More

Agr's Process Pilot provides precise material thickness distribution and defect detection for PET bottles

Agr's Process Pilot provides precise material thickness distribution and defect detection for PET bottles

Agr’s Process Pilot automated blowmolder management system interfaces with the blowmolder to provide precise material thickness distribution management and defect detection for PET bottles while offering hands-off blowmolder control. With the trend towards ever lighter bottles, the Process Pilot offers bottle producers the ability to aggressively reduce bottle weights while providing the confidence that materialRead More

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings launches 2014 Furniture Color Trends in China

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings launches 2014 Furniture Color Trends in China

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings has launched its 2014 Furniture Color Trends in China as a preview of next year’s Interpon F furniture trends. In an exclusive one-day event in Shanghai on August 27, the company presented its products for the general industry and domestic appliance markets. A furniture showcase was held in the afternoon, with productRead More

Gevo opens biorefinery for fully renewable paraxylene

Gevo opens biorefinery for fully renewable paraxylene

Gevo, the world’s only commercial producer of bio-isobutanol, opened its demonstration-scale paraxylene plant in Silsbee, Texas, USA. The facility is located adjacent to the company’s existing jet fuel plant, and is established as a biorefinery that will serve the renewable chemicals and true drop-in biofuels markets. According to Gevo, it is working with Toray Industries,Read More

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