Rally against plastic ban

Hundreds of traders, wholesalers, and manufacturers of plastic products came out in protest against the recent plastic ban in Bengaluru. The protesters – under the banner of Karnataka State Plastics Association – took out a rally between K.R. Market and K.G. Road, choking traffic headed towards the busy Kempegowda Bus Stand. The association demanded a […]

Processing Waste Plastic into Building Materials

The students of the department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru have come up with a extruder that develops building materials, especially plastic bricks, from plastic waste. The students made a presentation of this at the exhibition for engineering colleges, as part of National Science Day celebrations at the Pilikula Regional Science Centre […]

GW Plastics launches biggest facility, banking on China growth

GW Plastics Inc. has completed a long-awaited expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. In an email interview with Plastics News , Ben Bouchard, GW’s vice president for international business development and managing director for China, clarified that the expansion, originally planned to open in 2015, was delayed by six months because of construction-related issues. “Building our […]

Clariant expands MEVOPUR® capability forpre-colored compounds

Offers more choice to processors and healthcare product producers  Broader range to include high temperature resins  Featured at MD&M West 2016 / Pharmapack Europe 2016 Muttenz, February 10, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has expanded its capacity to produce pre-colored compounds for medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging.Facilities to process […]