Recyclable carpet a step closer to reality

 MIDLAND, Mich. , March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Barriers to truly sustainable solutions abound. So when a technology comes along that breaks those barriers, manufacturers pay attention. And now, one of the limitations to producing recyclable carpet has been addressed with HYPOD(TM) Polyolefin Dispersions from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). Many advances to make carpet […]

In Germany, plastics packaging sector has an optimistic attitude about the future

Despite the economic slowdown in the fourth quarter of 2008 Germany’s plastics packaging industry achieved satisfactory results last year, reported The German association of plastics packaging, IK Industrievereinigung Kunst-stoffverpackungen e.V. The economic downturn in Germany has affected also the packaging industry. But nevertheless it is noticeable that the impact remains below the alarming forecasts. The […]

Oil trims gains to hover below $49 on profit-taking

PERTH – Oil fell from a 2-1/2-month high to below $49 a barrel on Wednesday, after bearish industry data showing large builds in U.S. crude stocks eroded investor sentiment from better-than-expected U.S. housing data. Analysts said data from the American Petroleum Institute, which showed crude stocks rose much more than expected last week, reflected poor […]

Polymers remain steady

Polymer prices today remained unchanged in the national capital in the absence of demand from plastic bag makers and moulding units. Marketmen said apart from adequate stocks, absence of demand from plastic moulding units mainly kept polymer prices unchanged. Following were today&aposs quotations in Rs per kg:. LD No 40 -71.00, LD No 400 – […]

Americhem Expands Antimicrobial Offerings for the Synthetic Fiber Industry

Send News Yes! I would like to be alerted on new publications. Receive your free Formulation Bulletin here. Mar 16, 2009 – SpecialChem Americhem Expands Antimicrobial Offerings for the Synthetic Fiber Industry CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Americhem Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for synthetic fibers and polymer-based products, recently introduced […]

Praxair China Starts Up New Plant in Tongling

SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Praxair China started up its new air separation plant for Jinlong Copper Co. Ltd. on February 27, 2009 in Tongling, Anhui Province. This is the third plant owned and operated by Praxair for Jinlong Copper and the fourth plant built overall by Praxair for Jinlong’s flash furnace-smelting process. Praxair and Jinlong, the largest copper […]

Water Industry Gains Focused Support with Yorkshire Chemical Focus

HUDDERSFIELD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yorkshire Chemical Focus (YCF) has been awarded a contract to deliver the Water Industry Forum until March 2011 by the region’s development agency, Yorkshire Forward. The Forum, which has been running for nearly two years, will continue to support the water and waste water treatment sector in Yorkshire and Humber through a vibrant […]