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Sabic Broadens Composites Portfolio with Addition of Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Tapes

Sabic Broadens Composites Portfolio with Addition of Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Tapes

SABIC – one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies – has expanded its growing portfolio of innovative material solutions with the recent investment in a majority stake in Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics B.V., with manufacturing operations in Lelystad, The Netherlands. SABIC’s new Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics (FRT) business specializes in the production of engineered thermoplastic, fiber-reinforced unidirectionalRead More

Resin or polymer? What’s the more popular term today for plastic packaging?

The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded. But the reasons why people prefer one term over the other are quite persuasive either way. Just more than half (51%) ofRead More

Plastics supply chain works to minimize infections

Washington — Medical device makers, hospitals, and even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have spent the last several years scrambling for a solution to contain hospital-acquired infections — without much to show for it. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are still causing patient deaths. Since 2012, there have been aboutRead More

Clariant Presents ColorForward® Automotive

 2nd edition of color guide customized for car designers  Trend analysis and color-design tool offers creative inspiration  Examines trends that will influence consumers in 2017 Muttenz, March 8, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has released the Automotive Edition of ColorForward® 2017. This is the second year Clariant hasRead More

Plastiblends India plans masterbatches plant in West Bengal

Increasing demands for plastics in the Eastern region is driving the market of masterbatches, a key ingredient used for making plastic products Plastiblends India Ltd, a part of Kolsite Group of Companies and a manufacturer of masterbatches, is reportedly planning to set a manufacturing plant near Kolkata, West Bengal, to meet the growing demand ofRead More

Wood component giant Patrick Industries acquires Parkland Plastics

ELKHART, Ind. – Indiana, that supplies the architectural and industrial markets, as well as RVs. Parkland, like Patrick Industries, is a key supplier to the recreational vehicle industry, a segment that is currently booming as a result of low gas prices and high employement. Founded by Charles Yoder, Parkland Industries is a fully integrated designer,Read More

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Plastic Once And For All… And Why You Should

You’ve cleaned out your kitchen cabinets and no longer use plastic storage containers. You emptied your house of plastic dishes. You take your own glass water bottle everywhere you go. Even with these admirable and healthy choices, you are still surrounded by plastic. Each year, Americans dispose of 32 million tons of plastic waste. NotRead More

To rethink the future of plastics, start with packaging

More plastic than fish in the ocean (by weight) by 2050. 95 percent of plastic packaging’s potential value lost after its first use. Only 14 percent of plastic packaging collected for recycling. Global waste disposal systems so challenged that nearly a third of plastic waste doesn’t even make it to the landfill, and instead isRead More