Date archive forDecember, 2013
    US scrap plastic exports declined sharply in September, says government data
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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    US scrap plastic exports declined sharply in September, says government data

    WASHINGTON : According to latest government data, the exports of recovered plastic by the US declined sharply during the month of September. The exports of all scrap materials continued to decline during the initial More...

    AXION commissions new extruder to increase capacity
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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    AXION commissions new extruder to increase capacity

    AXION Recycled Plastics Incorporation, a reprocessor of recycled plastic materials and a wholly owned subsidiary of AXION International Holdings, Inc, announced that it has commissioned an additional extrusion line More...

    Dow Corning launches new Dispensable Thermal Pads for high performance electronics
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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    Dow Corning launches new Dispensable Thermal Pads for high performance electronics

    Dow Corning has introduced the new Dispensable Thermal Pads, a new technology developed for more cost-effective thermal management of high performance electronics targeting LED lamp and luminaires, data servers, More...

    Teijin provides chemically recycled PET fiber for uniforms of China Basketball Association
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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    Teijin provides chemically recycled PET fiber for uniforms of China Basketball Association

    Teijin provides chemically recycled PET fiber for uniforms of China Basketball Association The Teijin Group is providing its chemically recycled polyester fiber, ECO CIRCLE FIBERS, for the production of uniforms More...

    Local LLDPE film prices reach par with HDPE in China
    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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    Local LLDPE film prices reach par with HDPE in China

    Local LLDPE film prices reach par with HDPE in China In China, locally held LLDPE film prices started to gain ground over HDPE film prices both in the local and import markets in the last week of July as per the More...

    January increase talks for PP, PE defy year end lethargy in Turkey
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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    January increase talks for PP, PE defy year end lethargy in Turkey

    Players in Turkey concur that trading apparently slowed down in the last working week of the year now that many companies are dealing with their year-end closures as per ChemOrbis. At the same time, speculations More...

    Plastics Color Corp. Continues Growth
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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    Plastics Color Corp. Continues Growth

    Calumet City, Ill., December 26, 2013 – PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, compounds, custom-functional masterbatches and other polymer technologies, has announced plans More...

    Light weight electric car makes use of FRP panels and structural adhesives
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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    Light weight electric car makes use of FRP panels and structural adhesives

    The Zbee three-wheeler electric vehicle is employing fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) body panels in combination with two Scott Bader structural adhesives: Crestabond® M1-05 and Crestomer® Advantage 30, selected More...

    Airbus and MIT look to digital manufacturing to reduce aircraft construction costs
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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    Airbus and MIT look to digital manufacturing to reduce aircraft construction costs

    Airbus and MIT look to digital manufacturing to reduce aircraft construction costs Could composite aerospace structures be assembled much like snap-together building blocks rather than manufactured as large, expensive, More...