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Lanxess doubles PA, PBT capacity in North Carolina

Monday, January 11th, 2016 | Permalink

Lanxess (Cologne, Germany and Pittsburgh, PA) has started up a second production line for high-performance plastics compounding at its facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, as planned. The new line represents an investment of about $15 million and doubles the site’s production capacity from 20,000 to 40,000 tonnes annually. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Freudenberg Medical expands silicone extrusion capabilities by more than 50%

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 | Permalink

Freudenberg Medical has more than doubled silicone extrusion capabilities at its facility in Carpinteria, CA, as part of the expansion and enhancement of extrusion and molding cleanrooms at the company’s silicone operations. In addition to increased floor space, the cleanroom now features an updated layout and optimized work cells to accommodate future growth and state-of-the-art cleanroom infrastructure technology, according to Freudenberg. The extrusion cleanroom now complies with ISO Class 7 guidelines. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Extrusion Injection Molding read more

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Polymer key to ceramic 3D printing process

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 | Permalink

Researchers at HRL Laboratories ((Malibu, CA) report that achieved a new milestone in 3D printing technology by demonstrating an approach to additively manufacture ceramics that reportedly overcomes the limits of traditional ceramic processing and enables high temperature, high strength ceramic components. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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LyondellBasell, North Carolina latest to join ACC’s Flexible Film Recycling Group

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, DC) has announced that LyondellBasell (Houston, TX) has joined its Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG), a collaboration working to double the recycling of post-use polyethylene film by 2020. The FFRG’s members are from the entire polyethylene (PE) film value chain, including major resin suppliers, manufacturers (also known as converters), brand owners and recyclers. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Teknor Apex presents extensive portfolio of medical tubing compounds at MD&M West

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 | Permalink

Bringing its “polymer-neutral” approach to extruders of medical tubing, Teknor Apex (Pawtucket, RI) will present a comprehensive portfolio of medical-grade tubing compounds at MD&M West next month. In addition to its Apex flexible PVC, Flexalloy PVC elastomers and Medalist thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), Tenor Apex will highlight the Apex SCR stress-crack-resistant rigid PVC compounds for tubing connectors at the event. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Extrusion read more

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