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Thermoplastic composites consortium gains support from polyamide supplier

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 | Permalink

DSM Engineering Plastics (Singapore) has joined the LIPA-Team, set up to develop an industrial process for the manufacture of endless-fiber-reinforced advanced thermoplastic composite parts. LIPA stands for “Lightweight Integrated Process Application.” DSM will contribute with materials know-how and in-depth understanding of polyamide 6 applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Japanese firm sets up engineering plastics compounding plant in Brazil

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Strong growth in the Brazilian auto market has prompted Japanese company Toyobo (Osaka) to establish a compounding base in the South American country for compounding of engineering plastics. The approximately 5,000-tonnes/yr compounding facility will start up in the city of Americana, in the state of Sao Paulo in August 2014. It will be located at the company’s existing textile subsidiary Toyobo do Brasil Industria Textil Ltda. It will compound resins including polyester (PET) and polyamide (PA). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Low-cost shale gas gives North American polyamide ascendency in global markets

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

The benefits of the shale gas boom in North America have filtered down to polyamide (PA) 66 producer Ascend Performance Materials (Houston, TX). Low cost propylene derived from shale gas is now being used by the supplier to manufacture the key adiponitrile (AND) precursor, and then PA in an integrated manner, meaning it is cheaper to ship resin from North America to markets such as China than it is to ship the intermediates. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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