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2013-11-26 16:20:37

LIVONIA, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Motor Corp. and Asahi Kasei Corp. were honored at the 43(rd) Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE(®)) Automotive Innovation Awards Gala, winning "Most Innovative Use of Plastics" in the Materials category for the 2014 Nissan(®) Sentra(®) instrument panel. The winning material - SUNVIEO((TM)) - is a high-performance thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) with an exceptionally high melt flow rate. The new material simplified the deployment...

2013-11-25 23:28:01

Recently, a famous China injection molding supplier, Wuxi Glory Plastics, has released its new assortment of moldings and just launched a special offer on these items. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Recently, a famous China injection molding supplier, Wuxi Glory Plastics, has released its new assortment of moldings and just launched a special offer on these items. Based on a senior spokesman for the company, the promotion will not last forever; it will come to an end on December 6. As one of...

2013-11-25 08:22:04

BEIJING, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL) ("Fuwei Films" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced that it will hold its 2013 Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of shareholders at Fuwei Films (Shandong) Co., Ltd., No. 387 Dongming Road, Weifang, Shandong, China on December 16, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (Beijing Time). Holders of record of ordinary shares of the Company at the...

2013-11-23 23:00:37

Fluoropolymer Market provides comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fluor-polymer-market-497.html (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The report "Fluoropolymer Market, By Type (PTFE, PVDF, FEP, Fluoroelastomers) & Application (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Chemical Processing, Industrial) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018"...

2013-11-22 23:26:55

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China HDPE Pipe Industry” and “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polybutene (PB) Industry” to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China HDPE Pipe Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China HDPE Pipe market. The report provides basic HDPE Pipe information including HDPE Pipe definition, classification,...

2013-11-22 08:20:24

Poll Highlights Plastics' Role in Fuel Efficiency, Safety of Modern Vehicles WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 million Americans are expected to take to the road this holiday season, so Plastics Make it Possible(®) is highlighting how drivers and passengers benefit from modern plastics that contribute to vehicle fuel efficiency and safety, plus comfort and design. In an exclusive online poll, visitors to the Plastics Make it Possible(®) website can answer a few...

2013-11-20 23:31:16

Green Dot’s Terratek® WC wood-plastic composites now come in a smaller pellet size ideal for injection molding and sheet extrusion. The innovation allows for the use of wood-plastic composites in a wider range of plastics applications from toys to furniture and architecture to housewares. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Better pellets make better parts. Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving plastics manufacturers and style conscious consumers, is...

2013-11-19 12:23:49

DALLAS, November 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Alpha Olefin Market By Type (1-Butene, 1-Hexene, 1-Octene, 1-Decene, 1-Dodecene 1-Tetradecene, C16-18, C20), & Applications (LLDPE, HDPE, Detergent Alcohols, Synthetic Lubricants, Polybutene-1, AOS, & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018", defines and segments the global Alpha Olefin Market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. Alpha olefin demand will grow with a CAGR of 4.2%...

2013-11-18 23:23:07

The North American market for compounded thermoplastic resins reached 89.82 billion lbs in 2012 and is expected to grow to 90.92 billion lbs in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly 102.36 billion lbs by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 2.4% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, The Plastics Compounding Market from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the North...

2013-11-18 23:19:50

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Biodegradable Plastics Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Biodegradable Plastics market to grow at a CAGR of 19.60 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for more eco-friendly packaging materials. The growth of the packaging industry is influenced by the need for non-toxic...


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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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