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2014-03-26 12:23:06

Expands reach in specialty markets CALUMET CITY, Ill., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, compounds, custom-functional masterbatches and other polymer technologies for the plastics industry, today announced a significant addition to its national sales team as the company continues to grow sales and operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/MN90683) Brian Keller has joined PCC as...

2014-03-25 12:23:45

BEIJING, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: FFHL, "Fuwei Films" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has become aware that the fifth public auction by which the Company's controlling shareholder, the Weifang State-owned Assets Operation Administration Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Weifang State-owned Asset Management and Supervision Committee (collectively, the "Administration Company") sought to sell control over 6,912,503...

2014-03-25 12:23:41

DUBLIN, Mar. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxbvd9/india_masterbatch ) has announced the addition of the "India Masterbatch Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Plastic industry is one of the fastest growing manufacturing sectors in India and the demand of plastics has surged up as a result of increased market penetration in industries such...

2014-03-25 12:23:34

DUBLIN, Mar. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5vjgkg/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese PETG Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese PETG Industry' is a professional and in-depth market research report on the global PETG (Polyethylene Terephtalate...

2014-03-24 20:22:33

DUBLIN, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gxsll/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Expanded PTFE) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gxsll/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Expanded...

2014-03-24 08:23:59

Versatile. Durable. Incredible. Polyurethane. Will Highlight Products Made Possible by Polyurethane WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign was launched today that celebrates more than 75 years of innovation enabled by polyurethane. "Versatile. Durable. Incredible. Polyurethane." will employ a website, social media, advertising, and event marketing to highlight the ways polyurethane touches lives everyday. From making sneakers and car bumpers lighter...

2014-03-21 12:24:22

DUBLIN, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b26zc3/china_spectacles ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International China Spectacles Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) From 2003 to 2007, the spectacles output in China climbed from 552 million pairs to 730.7 million pairs, with the CAGR of 7.8%. However, the global economic chaos brought with a...

2014-03-21 12:21:35

DALLAS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Bio-Polyamide, Specialty Polyamide & Precursors Market by Type (PA 6, PA 66, PA 10, PA 11, PA 12 & Others), by Precursor (CPL, ADA & HDMA), by Material (Fiber & Plastics) & Application (Textile, Automotive, E&E & Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", analyzes the global polyamide market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in different regions. Browse 179...

2014-03-20 23:24:16

Nike’s Proprietary Speedlock RZN Core Technology Uses the Next Generation of Highly Engineered DuPont™ HPF Advanced Ionomer Resin Technology Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 DuPont science is at the core of Nike Golf’s next generation RZN golf ball, designed to deliver more energy at impact for faster ball speed, longer distance and a more stable ball flight. Three Nike athletes using the ball with Speedlock RZN core technology won tournaments in the United States, China, and...

2014-03-20 23:24:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market by End-Industry (Automotive, Building & Construction, Engineering, Footwear, Hose & Tube, Medical, and Wire & Cable) & Geography – Trends & Forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) is one of the most preferred engineering plastics by the end-user industries. TPU is preferred mainly due to its properties such as elasticity, transparency, and...


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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