13th Jun 2020
Basf, leading chemical company, and HP, the leader in industrial 3D printing solutions, are strengthening their strategic alliance to advance digital manufacturing. The two companies are working together to open up new market opportunities, develop new best-in-class applications, and achieve high quality, breakthrough economics, and sustainable...
9th Jun 2020
Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers, is setting up a new global export hub facility in Charleston, South Carolina to serve Braskem's international customers. The facility will provide packaging, warehousing and export shipping services to support Braskem's US polypropylene (PP) production units.
29th May 2020
DSM Protective Materials has made FibrXL its global premium distribution partner for Dyneema products. The initial focus will be on Europe and North America. DSM Protective Materials will continue to service its strategic customers directly as well as develop both innovative and cost-efficient solutions. FibrXL provides fibre enhancement services.
26th May 2020
P&G has developed a technology that converts lactic acid into bio-based acrylic acid. This could potentially make everyday products such as absorbent hygiene products sustainable when the technology is used to make superabsorbent polymers. P&G has granted Cargill an exclusive license that allows Cargill to further develop and commercialise this...
26th May 2020
Sigmatex, a global leader in the design and manufacture of carbon fibre textiles for the composites industry, is collaborating with Hypetex, award winning innovators and global leaders in carbon fibre colourisation technologies. The partners will work to provide aesthetically unique coloured carbon fibre solutions to new and existing customers.
26th May 2020
After years of working with Peba based products reinforced carbon fibre, Xenia Materials has come out with a new family of compounds Peba reinforced glass fibre - Xeglass 17. The new product meets the requirements of sport, consumer and industrial goods sectors. Xenia produces high-performing thermoplastic composites reinforced by fibre and additives.
19th May 2020
Huntsman Corporation has acquired CVC Thermoset Specialties, a specialty chemical manufacturer serving industrial composites, adhesives and coatings markets. Huntsman acquired it from Emerald Performance Materials LLC, a majority-owned affiliate of American Securities LLC, for approx $300 million. The all-cash transaction was funded from available...
29th Apr 2020
Amidst shortage of personal protective equipment in the fight against COVID-19, Lubrizol is supporting Nike in developing full-face shields and powered, air-purifying respirator (PAPR) lenses. It has donated Estane thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) polymers for the purpose. Estane TPU polymers are important part of the both full-face shields and PAPR...
24th Apr 2020
Braskem, a polyolefins and biopolymers producer, has announced its enhanced support to meet the polypropylene raw material needs of medical manufacturing customers for the production of respiratory masks as well as protective medical gear. Additionally, Braskem has deployed stringent facility cleaning protocols and social distancing practices.