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Bio-based engineering plastic targets automotive touch panels

Monday, February 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Mitsubishi Chemical (Tokyo) has developed a new grade of high-performance, high-transparency bio-based engineering plastic dubbed Durabio that employs plant-derived isosorbide as its feedstock. Durabio reportedly features excellent optical properties and high resistance to heat and humidity. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Eastman prevails in lawsuit against PlastiPure/CertiChem

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 | Permalink

A federal jury ruled in favor of Eastman Chemical in its lawsuit against PlastiPure and its sister company CertiChem. Court documents titled “Eastman Chemical Co. v. PlastiPure and CertiChem” verified the nature of the suit was “Trademark Infringement.” Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New acrylic alloy targets PC, copolyesters in IV lines

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 | Permalink

  A new acrylic alloy is taking direct aim at injection molded polycarbonate and copolyesters used in IV line components requiring chemical resistance. Tests of the new material from Altuglas International, a subsidiary of Arkema, indicate that the new material, called Altuglas Luctor, resists attack from alcohols, lipid emulsions, plasticizers, TPN solutions, and new-generation oncology drugs. Contact with flexible PVC tubing can be a particular problem for the two medical plastics most commonly used in IV assemblies. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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New laboratory informatics system aims to improve R&D efforts

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 | Permalink

DuPont invests more than $2 billion into research and development (R&D). Dow Chemical invests about $1.7 billion a year in research across all its industry segments. Last year, BASF increased its R&D budget to $2.3 billion. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  R&D software packaging dupont basf dow read more

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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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