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New AMI report shows shifting balance of power in BOPP film markets

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 | Permalink

BOPP film has been one of the global success stories in flexible plastics packaging. According to a new report on the global BOPP film market from AMI Consulting, it’s an industry that produces more than 7 million tons of substrates a year, worth more than $18 billion. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives read more

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56 plastic bearings take nine-month world tour

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 | Permalink

It’s 30 years since iglide plastic bearings from igus (East Providence, RI) debuted in the auto sector and to celebrate, the company has retrofitted a vehicle with 56 iglide bearings, employing them throughout the car in components such as pedals, the alternator, window regulators, the convertible top, and the gearshift. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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BASF to build engineering plastics compounding plant in Korea

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 | Permalink

BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) plans to build a compounding plant for polyamide (PA) and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounds in Yesan, Chung Nam Province, Korea. Construction of the plant is slated to begin by the first half of 2014 and operations from the end of 2015. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  polyamide automotive PBT compounding China India Korea read more

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Indian joint venture to make bio-polyol

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 | Permalink

Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals and Itoh Oil Chemical have signed a joint venture agreement with India’s Jayant Agro-Organics for the establishment of a company based in Gujarat, India to produce bio-polyol, a raw material for polyurethane foams. An 8,000 tonnes/yr plant is scheduled to start up in January 2015. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Acetal syringe targets needlestick infections

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Permalink

A new low-cost option to stop needle-stick injuries made of acetal copolymer was on display this month at K2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Two French companies developed the syringe to reduce the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV following accidental needle-stick injuries. Following an injection, a piston and part of the syringe is retracted after a 90 degree rotation of the piston. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  K2103 Celanese read more

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