Latest plastics Stories

2014-05-21 08:23:43

Addition of senior polyurethane chemist will help accelerate adoption of lower cost, sustainable MRPs in growing market ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), today announced that it has bolstered its best-in-class research and development capabilities with the appointment of Rick Speas as Technical Manager for Polyurethanes (PU). Speas, a 30-year industry veteran, will lead the...

2014-05-20 20:20:55

TAIPEI, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wistron and Dell announced a partnership for a sustainable e-waste recycling solution. For the first time, 3rd-party certified closed-loop recycled plastics produced by Wistron are being applied in the manufacturing of Dell's upcoming computer line. The cooperation with Dell is creating an e-waste standard for the industry which can make a lasting contribution to the planet. "This initiative is designed to reduce the dependence on natural...

2014-05-20 08:23:47

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/24hqwc/spray) has announced the addition of the "Global Spray Polyurethane Foam Market - Forecast to 2019: BASF, Bayer, Lapolla, The Dow Chemical Company, Demilec and CertainTeed dominating" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is produced by reacting isocyanates such as MDI (Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) and polyols in...

2014-05-19 23:07:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Polyethylene Terephthalate – PET Resin & Polybutylene Terephthalate – PBT Resin Market by PET Application (Bottles, Films, Food Packaging & Others), by PBT Application (Automotive, Electrical and Electronics, Consumer Appliance, & Others) – Global Trends & Forecast to 2019” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 PET & PBT are the main types of thermoplastic polyester resin market. The report covers the important PET resin...

2014-05-19 23:05:03

Polyvinyl chloride PVC market will reach 48,320.85 kilotons by 2018, at the growth rate of over 5.2%. This report covers the polyvinyl chloride market by various regions and major countries in each region. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyvinyl-chloride-market-201158187.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The report, "Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market by Raw Material (EDC & Acetylene), Polymerization Process, Product, End User Industry (Construction, Automotive,...

2014-05-19 23:04:16

Ethylene vinyl acetate & (EVA) is a thermoplastic copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate, and is estimated to generate global value of $12,131.4 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ethylene-vinyl-acetate-market-188576603.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The report, “Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market by Type (VLEVA, LEVA, MEVA, HEVA), Application (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection Molding, Coating, Wire & Cable), End-Uses (Shoes & Foams, Packaging,...

2014-05-16 23:05:12

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global plastic thermoformed product market is expected to grow to 9.4 billion lbs by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3%. The electronic packaging category is the fastest moving subsegment in this market, growing at a CAGR of 4.9%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, THERMOFORMED PLASTICS: GLOBAL MARKETS, the global plastic thermoformed...

2014-05-14 23:07:18

This research report categorizes the global market for polyvinylidene fluoride on the basis of applications, end-user industries, and geography along with forecasting volume, value, and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyvinylidene-fluoride-pvdf-market-6146031.html) (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 According to a new market research report “Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market by End User Industry (Chemical Processing, Construction, New...

2014-05-14 16:23:38

ALBANY, New York, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Spray Polyurethane Foam (Open Cell, Closed Cell and Others) Market for Residential Walls, Residential Roofing, Commercial Walls, Commercial Roofing and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,"the global spray polyurethane foam market was valued at USD 1,135.3 million in 2012 and is expected to...

2014-05-14 16:23:27

DUBLIN, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bztx8n/polyvinylidene) has announced the addition of the "Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market by End User Industry & by Application - Trends Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global polyvinylidene fluoride market, along with its applications, showed a significant growth in the past few years and is estimated to continue...

Latest plastics Reference Libraries

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...

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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