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Cost Efficiency
Cost optimization is a high priority in the minds of most of the engineers and designers in the Plastics Industry. Plastics are known as one of the most resource and cost efficient materials available to the society. By focusing on key concepts such as Scrap rate reduction, Plastic durability or weatherability, Part weight reduction...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Clariant/Huntsman Merge in Equals to Create Specialty Chemical Company

Clariant and Huntsman Corporation have recently announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction...

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May 4, 2017 | Industry News

Reduction in Lead Times & Cost for Final Tram Parts with Stratasys’ 3D Printing

Stratasys has recently announced that the Mobility Division of Siemens has used Stratasys FDM 3D printing technology to produce customized final production parts. Using Stratasys’ printer Siemens...

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Apr 12, 2017 | Industry News

Composites from LANXESS Replace Steel in Vehicle’s Door Module Carrier

Metal-replacing Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite semi-finished products from LANXESS find new application in cost-effective light-weight designing of door module carrier for...

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Mar 29, 2017 | Industry News

Stratasys/Ambionics Reach Breakthrough: Create Unique 3D Printed Child Prosthetic

Stratasys has recently announced that its multi-material, multi-color PolyJet 3D printing technology has enabled Ambionics to create cost-effective fully-functioning 3D printed unique hydraulic...

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Mar 24, 2017 | Product News

NatureWorks Unveils PLA with ABS-rivaling Impact Strength for 3D Filament

NatureWorks’ new Ingeo 3D grade offers PLA filament manufacturers opportunity to expand sales into industrial prototyping and additive manufacturing market with a cost effective product that will...

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May 10, 2017 | Industry News

Metal-replacing Glass-filled PC from Trinseo Fills Need of Medical Devices

Alternative to metal and higher cost plastics, Trinseo’s glass-filled CALIBRE™ 5000 polycarbonate resins are in increased demand for medical device applications. Glass-filled resins can be custom...

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Apr 19, 2017 | Product News

Solvay’s Metal-replacing PPS Grades Attain Regulatory Potable Water Contact Approvals

Solvay’s two cost-competitive Ryton® PPS grades have been certified for drinking water contact. New grades having superior resistance to prolonged hot water exposure up to 140°C expand Solvay’s...

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Apr 7, 2017 | Product News

RadiciGroup Widens Product Portfolio with High-heat Resistant PPA Grades for Auto

RadiciGroup has widened its product portfolio in Brazilian auto market with its new metal-replacing high-temperature resistant RADILON® Aestus T range of PPA polyamides. Overall cost reduction and...

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Mar 28, 2017 | Industry News

Brückner Servtec to Ensure Max. Availability of Plastic Film Lines at CHINAPLAS 2017

At CHINAPLAS 2017, Brückner Servtec will ensure the maximum availability of film production lines. At the joint booth, visitors will also see cost-effective production of a wide variety of...

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Mar 20, 2017 | Product News

Milliken to Highlight PP Solutions for Clear Packaging at Interpack 2017

At Interpack 2017, Milliken has announced to demonstrate NX™ UltraClear PP which is the optimal cost-effective option for clear packaging applications. NX UltraClear PP is the ideal material to...

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