Ford breaks New Ground with all-Polypropylene Body Panels produced using LyondellBasell's Hifax Compounded Resin

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — LyondellBasell Industries’ Hifax TRC 280X compounded polypropylene (PP) resin is being used to produce the tailgate outer panel and the roof spoiler for the Kuga, Ford’s new crossover model. It is the first time Ford in Europe has used an advanced polyolefin in a body panel application. The components are manufactured by […]

Ford breaks New Ground with all-Polypropylene Body Panels produced using LyondellBasell’s Hifax Compounded Resin

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — LyondellBasell Industries’ Hifax TRC 280X compounded polypropylene (PP) resin is being used to produce the tailgate outer panel and the roof spoiler for the Kuga, Ford’s new crossover model. It is the first time Ford in Europe has used an advanced polyolefin in a body panel application. The components are manufactured by […]

Reportlinker Adds World Plastic Additives Market Report

 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Additives in Thousands of Tons and US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are Fillers (Mineral Fillers, & Other Fillers), Plasticizers (Phthalate Plasticizers, & Other Plasticizers), Reinforcing Agents, Flame Retardants (Aluminum Oxide Hydrates, Antimony Oxide, Bromine-Based Compounds, Chlorine-Based Compounds, Phosphorus-Based Compound, & Other Flame Retardants), Colorants (Titanium […]

Plastic firm starts producing bottle caps for RP clients

A FRENCH PLASTIC firm has expanded its Muntinlupa plant, putting up two new manufacturing lines for plastic caps for carbonated soft drink bottles to capitalize on the Philippines’ huge beverage market.   Zeller Plastik Philippines, Inc., a unit of Paris-based Global Closure Systems, will begin selling plastic caps to local firms, after exclusively supplying to […]

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 […]

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 […]