The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
A SpecialChem Client is offering an analytical method to speed up time-to-market of advanced bio-formulation; by experimentally determining the Hansen Solubility Parameters.
A SpecialChem Client is seeking a biodegradable lubricant which inhibits corrosion, displaces moisture, while maintaining lubricant performance. The solution will be packaged in po...
A SpecialChem Client is looking for an additive to polyvinyl alcohol to enhance surface wettability and uniform spreading on a polypropylene substrate
A SpecialChem Client is seeking an adhesive technology to be used in paper application.
The solution must be safe for use by kids, and will be packaged in a portable format.
A SpecialChem client is looking for a technology allowing a reversible identification of a transparent plastic substrate when packaged or in use.
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Dec 19, 2014 |
BASF and Schuster are working jointly on a solution for a combined migration and grease barrier on recycled cardboard. The biopolymer ecovio® PS 1606 is applied to recycled cardboard in an extrusion coating process. ecovio® is ASTM certified.
The NSERC announced a five-year, USD 5 Mn grant to create the Industrial Biocatalysis Network. Led by U of T Prof. the network will explore new methods of using enzymes to produce environmentally friendly chemicals, plastics and other products.
Global demand for polypropylene (PP) totaled 55.1 million tons in 2013. Little has yet been felt of an economic slow-down on the global market for PP: The market research institute Ceresana expects PP revenues to rise by 5.8% p.a. until 2021.
APS Elastomers’ Maxelast® TPE is ideal material to replicate parts needed for taxidermy. It combines properties of rubber. When extruded or co-extruded, Maxelast® grade can be miter-cut & heat welded for corner fastening products and applications.
Dec 18, 2014 |
Connora Technologies, Inc. (USA) announced an investment from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (“Samsung Ventures”) to advance commercialization efforts of their recyclable epoxy thermoset technology called Recyclamine® for auto and aerospace.
Solegear Bioplastics & US-based Thermoform Engineered Quality, among the industry leaders in the retail and medical packaging space, have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate the growth & expansion of bioplastics into packaging marketplace.
Cardia Bioplastics Limited announces that one of the leading German Consumer Goods Companies has chosen Cardia Biohybrid™ technology for their product packaging. Cardia Biohybrid™ technology had to satisfy full food safety compliance for packaging.
RTP Company is helping to address the global shortage of Polyetherimide (“PEI”) by offering a number of thermoplastic compounds that serve as viable alternatives. These include amorphous materials based on sulfone or semicrystalline materials.
Dec 18, 2014 |
F-150’s LED headlamps uses a special optical grade of polycarbonate from Bayer MaterialScience LLC. This LED lens receives Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Innovation Award in the “Process, Assembly and Enabling Technologies” category.
The international Conference organized by European Bioplastics, European association of bioplastics’ industry, was held in Brussels. Leading industry players meet there to discuss how biopolymers can help to make Europe a model of circular economy.
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