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Aug 5, 2021 | Industry News

Scientist Develops Recyclable Materials to Solve Plastic Sustainability Issues

University of Akron researcher, Dr. Junpeng Wang offers a solution to reduce plastic waste and clear a scientific pathway for a more sustainable future that can appeal to the rubber, tire...

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Aug 5, 2021 | Industry News

Ensinger Uses Solvay’s PPSU to Produce Regulatory-compliant Sensor Bodies

Ensinger has chosen Solvay's Radel® PPSU as the high-performance polymer for the production of sensor bodies due to its high mechanical, chemical and thermal stability. It can absorb massive impact...

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Aug 4, 2021 | Product News

SABIC Launches Glass Fiber-reinforced PBTs for Next-generation Radar Units

SABIC is launching two new materials, LNP™ THERMOCOMP™ WFC06I and WFC06IXP compounds, developed for the front and back enclosure covers (respectively) of next-generation radar units. The new glass...

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Aug 4, 2021 | Industry News

Mitsubishi Launches Plant-based Moisture Transmission Microporous Film

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) announces the launch of Green KTF™—a mostly plant-based microporous film. Approximately 90% of Green KTF™ is derived from natural products such as calcium...

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Aug 4, 2021 | Industry News

P&G to Use Eastman’s Sustainable Materials for Selected Products and Packaging

Eastman has entered an agreement with Procter & Gamble (P&G) to further accelerate the transformation of plastic packaging and collaborate on recycling solutions to enable a circular economy. P&G...

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Aug 4, 2021 | Industry News

Westlake to Acquire Dimex, a Producer of PIR Plastic-based Consumer Goods

Westlake Chemical Corporation announces plans for one of its subsidiaries to acquire the parent company of Dimex LLC, from Grey Mountain Partners, a private equity firm...

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Aug 3, 2021 | Product News

Filamentive Launches 3D Printing Polymers for Critical Engineering Applications

Filamentive has launched Filamentive PRO – a specialized portfolio of high-performance 3D printing polymers for engineering applications. With hardware innovation enabling desktop FFF / FDM 3D...

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Aug 3, 2021 | Industry News

Covestro Displayed PU Elastomer-based Materials at PU China 2021

Covestro showcased a range of innovative solutions using polyurethane (PU) elastomers for various industries as well as to help customers achieve their sustainability goals at PU China 2021. This is...

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Aug 2, 2021 | Industry News

PureCycle to Produce Ultra-pure Recycled Polypropylene in Its New Facility

PureCycle Technologies has reached an agreement with The Augusta Economic Development Authority to build its first U.S. cluster facility to produce ultra-pure recycled polypropylene (rPP) from waste...

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Aug 2, 2021 | Industry News

Lubrizol Enhances TPU Capacity to Serve Global Paint Protection Films Market

Lubrizol announces the next phase of its staged, multi million-dollar investment in thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) capacity and capabilities to serve the rapidly growing global Paint Protection...

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