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New styrenic specialties extend properties


July 30, 2014 9:45 am ET

Styrolution GmbH has extended its line of transparent methacrylate/butadiene/styrene copolymers suited to healthcare, consumer, toys, recreation and packaging applications.

New PUR blowing agent debuts


July 30, 2014 9:42 am ET

BASF Corp. reports a new formulation of its rigid polyurethane foams using a liquid blowing agent touted to improve processing and to have less impact on the environment than conventional hydrofluorocarbon blowing agents.

Medical grade color concentrates introduced


July 30, 2014 9:31 am ET

Medical-grade polymer specialist Compounding Solutions LLC has launched a line of color concentrates that are available off the shelf to cut lead times in delivery.

New TPEs provide extra weight


July 30, 2014 9:34 am ET

Elastocon TPE Technologies Inc. has added higher-density thermoplastic elastomers to its 8055 series.

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Fabri-Kal introduces new HDPE packaging for mushrooms


July 16, 2014 11:04 am ET

Fabri-Kal Corp., the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based thermoforming company, has introduced a new line of mushroom packaging, known as tills, made from high density polyethylene in a lightweight, compact design.

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SCIGRIP provides sponsorship, materials for solar challenge boat


July 16, 2014 10:53 am ET

SCIGRIP, a maker of adhesives, sponsored the Polish Green Solar Team in the DONG World Cup Solar Power Challenge in the Netherlands, June 28-July 3.

CarbonLite installing recycling equipment at new Texas plant


July 16, 2014 10:43 am ET

CarbonLite Recycling LLC has signed contracts for equipment at its new 200,000-square-foot plastics recycling plant in Abilene, Texas.

CyFrame focuses on Baby Boomers' retirement


July 16, 2014 10:57 am ET

Montreal-based CyFrame International Enterprises is marketing its enterprise reporting systems as a survival guide for plastic processors as their Baby Boomer workforce enters retirement.

Outdoor uses targeted for new SMCs


July 16, 2014 9:34 am ET

The Composites Group has a new family of high-performance, ultraviolet-resistant and flame-retardant thermoset sheet molding compounds.

Nanodiamonds boost thermal conductivity


July 16, 2014 9:29 am ET

Nanodiamond additives can improve thermoplastic thermal performance according to Carbodeon Ltd. Oy of Vantaa, Finland.

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