Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A. Segment Oxoplast™ launches new products within specialty plasticizers portfolio

Segment Oxoplast™ launchesnew products within specialty plasticizers portfolio. Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A., a Grupa Azoty capital group company introduceschanges in one of the key business segments – Segment Oxoplast™. Theproduct portfolio of the Segment Oxoplast™ is extended with new products:the specialty plasticizer Oxofine™ TOTM and the first specialty polymericplasticizer Oxofine™ Poly2K in the offer. Moreover, […]

U.S. Plastics Industry Trade Improves in 2021 After 2020 Pandemic Slump

For those around the world interested in the American plastics market, theglobal trends report and its accompanying dataset provides a comprehensiveaccount of U.S. plastics exports to and imports from around the world ineach of the four categories of the plastics industry – resin, products,machinery and molds. According to the report, Mexico and Canada remained the […]

Global Plastics Ranking™: China, the U.S., and Germany Lead

the key players in the global plastics trade will continue to facechallenges on different fronts. But it is obvious from the rise of othercountries into the global plastics ranking that global plastics demand hasbeen and is expected to remain healthy considering its cost-advantages overother materials and many applications across manufacturing and serviceindustries. For the plastics […]

Milliken & Company Acquires Encapsys, LLC

Spartanburg, S.C. – Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Encapsys, LLC (“Encapsys”), a world leader in microencapsulation, from the Cypress Performance Group LLC (“Cypress”). The transaction officially closed October 18, 2021. “Moving the needle on sustainability requires big thinking […]

Plastics industry exhibitions make successful return to Essen

The Plastics Recycling World Expo and Compounding WorldExpo and made a successful return to Messe Essen in Germany on 29-30September 2021, attracting large numbers of exhibitors and visitors. Thisyear’s event saw the addition of two new exhibitions, the PlasticsExtrusion World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo. A total of 217 exhibitors took part in the […]

Arburg “live” and on a grand scale at Fakuma 2021

Clear statement: Largest stand, innovative exhibits, strong team The best of both worlds: “arburgXworld” and “arburgGREENworld” World premiere: Allrounder More multi-component series “We are delighted finally to be back here at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen and to meet our customers and partners face to face.” This was the unanimous sentiment of Arburg partners and managing directors […]

Biesterfeld Plastic: distribution of sustainable new DuPont™ Delrin® Renewable Attributed products

Global innovation leader with technology-based materials DuPont is expanding its well-known Delrin® product family with the addition of new, sustainable types under the name Delrin® Renewable Attributed. Long-standing distribution partner Biesterfeld Plastic will distribute the products in large areas of the EMEA region and Brazil. The base polymer in the new Delrin® Renewable Attributed products […]

Trends That Will Mold the Future Of Injection Molded Plastics Industry 

The injection molding process was invented in 1872 and has slowly grown to the point where, in 2020, plastic injection molding may be found in a wide range of industries, from aerospace to packaging to children’s toys. Despite the fact that injection molding, mold-making, and plastics have been around for a long time, the sector […]