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2014-10-24 08:22:15

HOUSTON and LONDON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Second consecutive quarter of record earnings -- Diluted earnings per share of $2.46 -- Income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion -- EBITDA of $2.0 billion -- O&P Americas segment achieved EBITDA exceeding $1.1 billion -- Announced the development of two new growth projects during the quarter -- $5.4 billion of share repurchases and dividends year...

2014-10-23 20:23:03

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodegradable Polymers in Thousand Pounds by the following End-Use Segments: Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Others. The US market is further analyzed by the following Product Segments: Co-polyester, PLA, Starch, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-21 16:28:00

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Polymers Market for Devices, Equipment, Packaging and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polymers such as resins and fibers, elastomers such as natural rubber and thermoplastic elastomers and biodegradable plastics used in various forms in medical...

2014-10-20 12:21:34

First HiMA Trail Completed in St. Petersburg, Russia HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), today announced the successful completion of the first road trial of highly modified asphalt (HiMA) technology in St. Petersburg, Russia, which will open to traffic in mid-2015. HiMA is an innovative SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) polymer technology developed...

2014-10-20 08:25:10

CANTON, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary, ElectriPlast Corp, announced the exciting development of two new materials. These materials keep Integral well in front of the industry performance curve. The focus of these new materials is the high performance shielding market and applications that will utilize ElectriPlast as a conductor. These new products will...

2014-10-16 16:24:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss Third Quarter 2014 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which will be...

2014-10-15 12:24:26

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Biobased / Non-Biodegradable Packaging, Consumer Electronics / Products, Catering, Agriculture & Pharmaceuticals Report DetailsThe bioplastics market will reach a market value of $3.94 billion in 2014. The global bioplastics market is a small but significant sub-sector of the plastics industry. Bioplastics is an environment-friendly method that does not occupy landfills. Moreover, plants provide a cheap and sustainable...

2014-10-15 12:24:19

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global market for plastics additives was valued at $43.4 billion in 2013, and is expected to reach $47.7 billion in 2015 and $60.3 billion by 2020, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8% over the five-year period from 2015 to 2020. This report provides: An overview of the global as well as regional markets for plastics additives.Analyses of global market trends, with data for 2013, estimates and projections of...

2014-10-14 16:22:29

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use this report to:- Receive an overview of the U.S. market for high-performance films.- Receive information on the overall high-performance film resin market estimate.- Receive information on polyolefin-based high-performance films.- Receive information on plastic film fabrication technology. Highlights- The U.S. high-performance films market reached $1.6 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow to $1.9 billion in 2018, with a compound annual...

2014-10-13 12:22:58

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Acrylic Acid Market (Derivatives Types, End Users and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 According to the new report titled "Global Acrylic Acid Market (Derivatives Types, End Users and...


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