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2014-05-27 12:24:05

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in Packaging Industry and Development of New Packaging Methods Driving Global Masterbatch Market Masterbatches are concentrated mixture of pigments or additives, solid or liquid, used for coloring or imparting desired properties to polymers. Broadly, masterbatches can be categorized into four distinct types- black, white, color and additives. Major end user industries for masterbatches include packaging,...

2014-05-27 12:24:03

ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LED lighting market is continuing to grow with energy-efficient LED technology poised to become a mainstay in residential and commercial lighting. A challenge the industry must overcome is the high price of LED lighting, especially for incandescent replacements, which remains a barrier for mass adoption. Complicated assembly, made more difficult by the conventional materials available, is a significant contributor to this higher cost. To...

2014-05-27 12:23:50

European plant provides materials to Troy, Ohio production site PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) is continuing to build its global fluid power leadership through significant investments at its Schwalmstadt, Germany material production site. The Schwalmstadt facility produces the company's new polyurethane and other materials that are used at Freudenberg-NOK plants, including the Troy, Ohio location. Over the...

2014-05-26 23:02:05

Market Size - $14.62 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.6%, Market Trends – Growing use of super absorbent polymers. View Full Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/acrylic-acid-market (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 The global market for acrylic acid is expected to reach USD 22.78 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of super absorbent polymers in emerging economies such as India, China and Brazil is expected to be a...

2014-05-26 12:20:20

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Energy Sector Composites Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/energy_sector_composites_market_forecast_2014_2024.htmlFuture Company Prospects in Wind Power, Oil & Gas, Fuel Cells & High Pressure Vessels Report DetailsComposites used in the energy sector - discover trends and segments with the highest revenue potentialWhat does the future hold for...

2014-05-24 23:01:02

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Synthetic and Bio-Based Biodegradable Plastics Market: Global Analysis, Size, Applications, Share, Growth and Forecast 2011 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-and-bio-based-biodegradable-plastics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 The global synthetic and bio-based biodegradable plastics market is driven by growing demand for eco-friendly...

2014-05-22 23:09:38

Polypropylene Foams Market is estimated to have a stable CAGR from 2013 to 2018. Almost 58.4% of the total polypropylene foam demand was for the automotive applications in 2012. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polypropylene-foams-market-136622272.html (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The report “Polypropylene Foams Market by Application (Automotive, Packaging, Consumer Products & Others), by Type (Expanded Polypropylene Foams and Extruded Polypropylene Foams) & Geography -...

2014-05-22 23:06:40

Citing ongoing studies regarding the effects of bisphenol A (BPA) and how it is processed in the human body, Permian Plastics collaborates with manufacturer of potable water products to switch to Tritan™ copolyester. O'Fallon, MO (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A recent study by Cincinnati Cancer Center, published in PLOS ONE, http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0090332, referred to findings by researchers regarding small amounts of BPA in men’s urine. This is the...

2014-05-21 23:12:40

New York manufacturer looking to improve its packaging line finds new strapping system from EAM-Mosca cuts waste and speeds up production line. Hazle Township, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Air Techniques, Inc. manufactures air compressors, vacuums and digital imaging products for the U.S. and Canadian dental industry markets. Founded in 1962, the company manufactures out of a vertically integrated, 200,000 sq. ft. facility in Melville, NY that meets the FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices....

2014-05-21 23:08:51

Market Size - $194.2 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.3%, Market Trends – Growing preference for plastic as packaging material in new report by Grand View Research. View full report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/injection-molded-plastics-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The global market for injection molded plastics is expected to reach USD 277.78 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand...


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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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