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2014-10-24 08:22:15

HOUSTON and LONDON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Second consecutive quarter of record earnings -- Diluted earnings per share of $2.46 -- Income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion -- EBITDA of $2.0 billion -- O&P Americas segment achieved EBITDA exceeding $1.1 billion -- Announced the development of two new growth projects during the quarter -- $5.4 billion of share repurchases and dividends year...

2014-10-23 12:31:57

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Plastic Pipes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Pipes in Million Meters by the following Product Segments: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipes, Polyethylene (PE) Pipes, Polypropylene (PP) Pipes, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-10-23 12:23:22

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geist Plastics, a supplier of custom plastic profile extrusion to industries ranging from agriculture to consumer products, has changed its name to Lincoln Plastics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153962LOGO The reason for the name change of the 66-year-old company is to reduce brand confusion in the local community. Geist Plastics is a division of PCE, Inc., a privately-held corporation that also owns Geist Global, a...

2014-10-22 23:02:41

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) designates Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant more environmentally friendly than traditional flame retardant for polyurethane foams. The flame retardant is applicable to upholstered furniture and home construction materials. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) as a...

2014-10-22 16:22:23

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The many benefits of daylighting - energy savings, reduction in building costs, possible improved productivity and satisfaction of building occupants, and sustainability, to name a few - are well known, leading more design engineers and architects to specify it in commercial building spaces. Commercial skylight manufacturers have a number of glazing materials available at their disposal, but what has been lacking is a single material that...

2014-10-22 12:23:31

The 50 jacket is made entirely from 50 recycled water bottles and entirely in the U.S.A. HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Environmentally-friendly, made in the U.S.A. clothing brand Dirtball is currently funding its latest "green" fashion on Kickstarter. The 50 jacket is the first outerwear jacket to be produced using a closed-loop manufacturing system, meaning that the product can be recycled. Last year, Dirtball ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for it's...

2014-10-22 08:25:50

SCRANTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vycom, a world leader in PVC and olefin solutions, is among the three finalists in the Corporate Division of the second annual 2014 IAPD Plastics Application Design Competition. The design competition, with two divisions of Corporate and Collegiate, is part of the 58(th) Annual IAPD Convention and Plastics Expo held Oct. 27 - 30, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL. The first, second and third prize placements will be announced...

2014-10-21 16:23:09

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/77sws3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Hydrogenated MDI Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/77sws3/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Hydrogenated MDI Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study...

2014-10-21 12:24:32

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon Fiber Market & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market by Type, Fiber size, & Region; CFRP Market by Type, Manufacturing Processes Application, and Region- Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Market for Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) is expected to reach 176.6 kilotons market by 2019, with a promising...

2014-10-21 08:37:31

SHANGHAI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiaxing Ming Yue Packaging Material Co., Ltd. (Ming Yue Packing), a rising star in the plastic flexible packaging industry, recently launched special APET/EVOH high barrier composite soft sheets. The sheet can provide OTR<1.5 (cm3/m2, 24h, 0.1Mpa) , WTR<2.5 (g/m2, 24h) . Mainly used for modified atmosphere packaging and skin packaging in the food industry, its biggest characteristic is that it has good barrier properties, which can be sealed with...


Latest plastics Reference Libraries

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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2010-10-07 15:41:25

Cellophane, made of regenerated cellulose, is a thin, transparent sheet with low permeability to air, oils, greases, and bacteria. In many countries it is a registered trademark of Innovia Films Ltd. Cellulose from most sources is dissolved in alkali and carbon disulfide to make a solution called viscose that is then extruded through a slit into a bath of dilute sulfuric acid and sodium sulfate which reconverts the viscose into cellulose. It is then passed through more baths to prevent it...

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