Monthly Archives: April 2016

DuPont’s largest compounding plant to launch in China

Shanghai— DuPont Performance Materials will launch its newest plant in Shenzhen, China, at the end of June. The plant will boast state-of-the-art compounding lines producing DuPont’s portfolio of rigid and flexible polymers and elastomers, including Zytel and Zytel HTN nylons, Crastin polybutylene terephthalate, Delrin acetal, Bynel adhesives and Fusabond compatibilizers. DuPont’s largest compounding plant toRead More

Gneuss shows the latest generation of MRS extrusion system

Gneuss brings to Shanghai the latest generation of its Multi Rotation System (MRS) extrusion technology. In the manufacture of semi-finished products such as fibers or films, waste that can be recycled and reused as a raw material is repeatedly produced along the entire production chain. Reclaiming waste reduces the need for raw material and therebyRead More

Clariant at Chinaplas 2016: emphasis on local tailored support for Greater China and South East Asia

– Value for People: product innovations tailored to functionality and safety focus of China’s & SEA’s plastics industries. – New additives, pigments and masterbatches that touch people’s lives. – Roll out of new ready to use AddWorks® plastic additives solutions for packaging, agriculture, automotive & transportation, and textiles & fibers. Clariant, a world leader inRead More

Meeting tomorrow’s needs with bioplastics

On display at NatureWorks’ booth is a series of consumables such as tableware and flexible packaging films. They are made of Ingeo polylactic acid (PLA), offering high performance, cost competitiveness while being eco-friendly. The company is also showing how the material can be used in 3D printing. Bioplastics can be used in a wide rangeRead More

DuPont at CHINAPLAS 2016: ‘Giving shape to smart ideas’

Chasing future trends appeared to be the prevailing trend of DuPont’s presentation at CHINAPLAS’s media day, as the performance plastics leader’s Asian business decision-makers set out the big announcements the company is making at the world’s second-largest plastics show. The turbocharged 1.5 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine of BMW’s revolutionary i8 plug-in hybrid sports car isRead More

How Ghana could turn waste plastic into profits

“I wish one day Ghana will process its own mineral resources,” says Etornam Bani Fiadou, PhD student and assistant lecturer at the University of Mines and Technology (UMAT) in Ghana. How Ghana could turn waste plastic into profits Ghana is the second largest producer of gold in Africa and a major producer of manganese andRead More

Reifenhäuser Blown Film – Anhui Excellent Plastic Film Tech Co. Ltd. China

Successful entry into new Chinese growth markets: Agricultural film producer Anhui Excellent Plastic Film Tech Co. Ltd. shows that it is possible. Worms / Troisdorf, April 2016 | It is only three years since Liu Xian established Anhui Excellent Plastic Film Tech Co. Ltd. in the Chinese city of Anqing, Anhui Province. At that time, Mrs.Read More

Vietnam’s plastics industry becomes the ‘aiming point’ of foreign investors

This explains why Vietnam’s plastics industry has become the ‘aiming point’ of foreign investors, especially ones from Thailand. TPP and other free trade agreements (FTAs) are also the reasons that prompt foreign investors to jump into the Vietnamese market. With TPP, the plastics industry would enjoy large benefits because manufacturers would have more opportunities toRead More