Plastic Raw Material

Axion Polymers introduces new recycled ABS, PE and PP grades

UK-based Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources. The company claimed its post-consumer recycled ABS Axpoly ABS52 1000 offers carbon savings of 70% when compared with virgin plastics. It is suitable for molding parts that require durability, longevity, […]

Plastic Raw Material

Perstorp Launches an Innovation Challenge

Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, wants your help in identifying and solving a future challenge in this ever-changing world. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of our versatile Capa™ caprolactone thermoplastic materials, we are launching a competition on Sept. 1. Our goal via this crowdsourcing initiative is to engage with visionary and technically […]

Plastics Industry News

Perstorp and Corbion launch jointly developed Capa™ lactide caprolactone copolymer for application in hot melt adhesives

Perstorp and Corbion jointly announce a breakthrough innovation for adhesives. Resulting from a partnership agreement both companies signed in 2011, a new lactide caprolactone copolymer has been developed that delivers major benefits in hot melt adhesive applications. The product is part of Perstorp’s Capa™ Lactide and the two companies are market leaders in their respective […]

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At Medtec China, Teknor Apex Will Highlight Wide Range of Choices in PVC Compounds For Manufacturers of Medical Devices

Besides Comprehensive Selection of Standard Medical-Grade Flexible and Rigid PVC Compounds, Teknor Apex Offers Many DEHP Alternatives and Gamma-Stable Product SINGAPORE, August 26, 2015: Building on its international leadership role as a supplier of medical-grade PVC compounds, Teknor Apex Company has developed flexible and rigid formulations that address the special needs of device manufacturers. The […]

Plastic Machinery

SEMI hands over the coordination of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics to VDMA

Competitiveness boost by cost reduction and innovative production processes Frankfurt am Main, 26.08.2015 – SEMI, the global semiconductor association, hands over the coordination of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) to VDMA. ITRPV is an extremely successful industry platform of the photovoltaics industry which is supported by and gets input from international cell and […]

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Composites Europe 2015: RAKU-TOOL® Close Contour products take GP3 race car to next level / Large number of eye-catching exhibits

Grafenberg, August 26, 2015. Automotive, aerospace, marine, machine construction, wind energy – the range of applications for which RAKU-TOOL® products are used is extensive. This will be reflected by the large variety of exhibits on show at the booth of RAMPF Tooling Solutions at Composites Europe 2015 – hall 3, booth B04 – from 22. […]