US decking demand, by material (2011 vs. 2016)
February 1, 2013 1:40 pm ET
AKRON, OHIO -- North American prices for polycarbonate and nylon resins traveled different roads in the fourth quarter of 2012, with PC prices climbing 3 percent and nylon prices declining by a similar amount.
AKRON, OHIO -- 2012 wasn't a great year for plastic-related sales at Dow Chemical Co., while full-year plastics results were mixed at DuPont Co. and Celanese Corp. and trended up at Omnova Solutions Inc.
BANGKOK — Taiwanese bioplastics compounder and equipment supplier Minima Technology Co. Ltd. is making a push into Thailand, setting up a joint venture with one of the country's largest plastic film manufacturers, Thai Plastic Bag Industries...
AKRON, OHIO — A 5-cent North American polyethylene price hike is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week we report a PET resin expansion from Selenis Canada Inc., as well as news of Advanced Composites Inc. increasing...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL -- Braskem SA has increased its stake in the Mexican joint venture project Ethylene XXI, which includes construction of a petrochemical complex with an ethylene cracker and three polymerization plants at an investment of US$3.2 billion.
HOUSTON (Jan. 16, 2:45 p.m. ET) — Much like on Earth, waste is a problem in space. But unlike life on the blue planet, humans floating above don’t have a curb, bin or dumpster for their refuse.
AUBURN HILLS, MICH. -- Faurecia SA has been showing its potential weight-saving composite seating to automakers for a few years. But just in case carmakers aren't ready to change their seats completely, the auto supplier also is showing them how to...
NORTHBROOK, ILL. (Jan 15, 11:30 a.m. ET) — Safety standards company Underwriters Laboratories Inc. has acquired Overland Park, Kan.-based Innovadex LLC, which developed a search and information exchange platform for suppliers of chemicals, ingredients and raw materials.
BRUSSELS (Jan. 15, 11:30 a.m. ET) — The European Commission is considering extending its restriction on cadmium in plastics from the current 16 materials listed in Annex XVII of REACH to all plastic materials.
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