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Plastics News Now: All things Antec 03-21-2019
Arkema to launch PEKK production in Alabama
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Arkema Inc. will formally open its polyetherketoneketone resin plant in Mobile, Ala., with a ribbon-cutting on March 25. Arkema's PEKK, sold under the Kepstan trade name, "holds tremendous promise ...
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03-21-2019
Sun Chemical adding PPS compounding line in Wisconsin
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Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corp., are building a polyphenylene sulfide compounding line at a plant in Oak Creek, Wis. The plant is operated by DIC Imaging Products USA LLC. The new...
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03-21-2019
I'm at my end game and it's vinyl
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I love our saltbox house, built almost entirely by my husband in a style we like: a simple classic design with an open, modern interior. Even though the architectural rendering showed my dream...
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03-21-2019
Sealed Air, Kuraray join forces for plant-based packaging
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Sealed Air Corp. is teaming with Kuraray America Inc. in a project to manufacture plant-based food packaging. Charlotte, N.C.-based Sealed Air is spending about $24 million to add new capacity at...
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03-21-2019
MTD Micro Molding named Processor of the Year
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Naples, Fla. — MTD Micro Molding is the 2018 Plastics News Processor of the Year. The winner was named March 6 at the Plastics News Executive Forum in Naples. With 37 employees and 14...
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03-06-2019
PVC, PET resin prices up; PP down in February
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North American commodity resins squeezed some action into the short month of February, with prices for PVC and PET bottle resin both going up, while polypropylene prices declined. Regional PVC...
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03-22-2019
I'm at my end game and it's vinyl
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I love our saltbox house, built almost entirely by my husband in a style we like: a simple classic design with an open, modern interior. Even though the architectural rendering showed my dream...
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03-21-2019
Ineos paying $700M for TiO2 US plants
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Ineos Enterprises will buy a North American titanium dioxide (TiO2) business from Tronox Ltd. for $700 million. The deal includes two plants in Ashtabula, Ohio. Stamford, Conn.-based Tronox needs...
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03-21-2019
Asahi Kasei expanding battery film production in US, Japan
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Japanese materials supplier Asahi Kasei Corp. will invest more than $270 million in the U.S. and Japan to more than double its production of lithium ion battery (LIB) separators. The company did...
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03-21-2019
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W&H to unveil upgraded flexographic press in March

February 19, 2019 6:00 am ET

Converting machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) is hosting an open day event March 27-28, where it will display its latest flexographic press, Novoflex II.


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Hennecke moves US headquarters to South Fayette, Pa.

February 19, 2019 10:52 am ET

German plastics machinery company Hennecke GmbH has moved its North American headquarters to a new purpose-built facility in South Fayette Township, Pa., near Pittsburgh.


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New look: K 2019 to feature new South Entrance and Hall 1

January 31, 2019 8:00 am ET

Visitors to K 2019 will see one obvious change since the last plastics fair in 2016: a new South Entrance and Hall 1 at the Messe Düsseldorf complex.


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'Plastics shape the future' at K 2019

January 31, 2019 8:00 am ET

Visitors to K 2019 will see a special show, “Plastics shape the future,” which will present pioneering applications for polymer materials and take a closer look at how these materials are affecting modern environments.


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Crain Global Polymer Group to produce show daily newspapers at K 2019

September 17, 2018 6:00 am ET

The publications that make up the Crain Global Polymer Group will work together to once again produce the English-language show daily newspapers at K 2019.


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It's a three-peat, plus some, for Plastics News

June 1, 2017 6:00 am ET

Will we have a repeat winner this year? We already know, the answer is yes. I'm not talking about the Cavs vs. Warriors series. This is something really important, the Azbee Awards of Excellence.


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Intravis systems keep an eye out for defects

February 22, 2017 10:21 am ET

Calling itself the eyes of Industry 4.0, Intravis GmbH is out with new vision inspection technology for the packaging industry that it says improves manufacturing efficiency and product quality.


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GN shows GN800 at K 2016

January 25, 2017 6:00 am ET

GN Thermoforming Equipment of Chester, Nova Scotia, for the first time exhibited its GN800, a high-speed form/cut/stack thermoformer, at K 2016.


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Jain buys big pipe extrusion line from Battenfeld-Cincinnati at K 2016

January 12, 2017 12:58 pm ET

Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., the big Indian plastics processor, ordered a complete extrusion line to make big polyolefin pipes — up to 8.2 feet in diameter — from Battenfeld-Cincinnati Group, at K 2016, the machinery company said in a post-show report.


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Blow machinery makers see post K show bump

December 6, 2016 4:15 pm ET

Blow machinery executives report stable business for 2016 — but nothing spectacular.