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Recycled Plastic Material

US plastic scrap exports surged during Jan-Sep ’14

US plastic scrap exports surged during Jan-Sep ’14

SPOKANE (Scrap Monster): The US plastic scrap exports surged significantly during the initial nine-month period of the current year. The exports from the country totaled 1.6 million tonnes during this period, 17% higher when compared with the exports during the corresponding nine-month period in 2013. The US plastic scrap exports during Jan-Sep ’13 had totaledRead More

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BASF to acquire TPU adhesives manufacturer Taiwan Sheen Soon

BASF has entered into a definitive agreement to fully acquire the business and assets in Taiwan and Mainland China of Taiwan Sheen Soon (TWSS), a manufacturer for thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) adhesives base material. The deal is expected to close in 2015, pending necessary internal and external approvals. The integration will take effect in 2015. FinancialRead More

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New Stk Grades From Elastocon For Two-Shot Molding Formulated As Alternative To Silicone Gaskets

ROCHESTER, IL (December 8, 2014) – The need to use costly silicone gaskets or insert them into housings are no longer required with 2-shot STK thermoplastic elastomers from Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc. Developed expressly with high flow properties in a wide range of hardnesses – 40 Shore A to 90 Shore A – the newRead More