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2014-06-18 12:21:09

ALBANY, New York, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Phenolic Resins (Resol, Novolac and Others) Market for Wood-adhesives, Molding Compounds, Laminates, Insulation and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global demand for the phenolic resins was valued at USD 9.19 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 13.36 billion in 2019, growing at a...

2014-06-17 23:11:02

MCP's newest specialty polymer is the latest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding line of Rovene resins and Tykote® barrier products. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Building on the success of developing acrylic polymer emulsions one customer at a time, Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. is excited to announce the release of Rovene® 6107. The new specialty polymer is the latest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding line of Rovene resins and Tykote®...

2014-06-17 16:21:22

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qgxnps/isocyanate_market) has announced the addition of the "Global Isocyanate (MDI, TDI, Aliphatic, Others) Market Report - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The isocyanate market is witnessing high growth on account of rising demand from existing and new applications that would become significant in the future, especially in the...

2014-06-17 08:22:28

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/shf4wh/polyethylene) has announced the addition of the "Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resin & Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Resin Market - By PET Application By PBT Application - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global PBT & PET resin market is estimated to be $47.4 billion by 2019,...

2014-06-17 08:22:21

Food Network Chef Uses Plastics to Help Reduce Waste - Viewers Have Chance to Win $500 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Plastics Make it Possible(®) is teaming up with celebrity chef and television personality Duff Goldman to launch a video series on the importance of reducing food and packaging waste in the kitchen. In this exclusive series, launched today on the Plastics Make it Possible(®) website, Duff shows how to prepare some of his favorite foods while...

2014-06-16 23:04:37

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market volume for bioplastics is expected to grow to nearly 6 billion metric tons by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.7%. Asia, second only to the Americas in terms of market share, is forecast to climb at a significant 32.2% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR BIOPLASTICS , the global...

2014-06-16 23:02:56

Digital 3D Design Contest Offers Students Creative Outlet and Two $1,000 Scholarship Opportunities Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Premier Plastics is hosting a 3D Digital Design Contest for Utah college and high school students in Engineering programs. As part of their 25th anniversary celebration, Premier Plastics wants to get involved with the community in a meaningful way. Providing scholarship opportunities for local students, through a contest that relates to Premier...

2014-06-16 12:20:46

ALBANY, New York, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Reinforced Plastics (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Aramid Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Others) Market for Automotive, Building & Construction, Aerospace & Aviation, Wind Energy, Marine, Electrical & Electronics and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-06-16 08:23:43

LINCOLN, Neb., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HTI Plastics, a world leader in custom injection-molded plastics manufacturing, announced it has installed the largest plastics injection molding press in its history, with the state-of-the-art capability of manufacturing large, thin-walled parts. The Krauss Maffei high-speed precision molding press will be used initially to manufacture natural gas fuel cells. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117922 "We added this press to...

2014-06-16 08:22:50

DUBLIN, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/944996/engineering) have announced the addition of the "Engineering Plastics - Global Strategic Business Report: Updated 2014 Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/944996/engineering ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Engineering Plastics in Thousand...


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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