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Japanese resin supplier acquires second PVC compounding operation in US

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Tokyo) has acquired the PVC compounding business of Comtrex, LLC (Warren, MI). This is the second such move made by the company following its offer to purchase the compounding business of the Tessenderlo Group (Brussels, Belgium). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Glass roving optimized for acrylic composites

Monday, April 29th, 2013 | Permalink

A new glass roving specifically designed and formulated for acrylic resins allows for the manufacture and production of glass reinforced PMMA (polymethyl methacrylate) thermoplastic composites. From 3B-the fibreglass company (Battice, Belgium), the roving employs E-CR glass, which is an alumino-lime silicate with less than one weight-percent of alkali oxides that exhibits high acid resistance. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Ocean plastic waste – a hot commodity for packaging?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure isn’t just an old idiom; it’s become a sustainable business model for repurposing plastic waste into packaging. It’s estimated that about 10% of the world’s plastic waste finds its way into the sea and Belgium-based ecological cleaning brand Ecover says it wants to help clean up the mess. The company recently announced plans to develop a new polymer mix that incorporates plastic waste from the ocean into its bottles. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging ocean waste Ecover PET HDPE sugarcane read more

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