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2013-10-11 23:21:24

CSC Scientific, a manufacturer and distributer of quality assurance testing equipment, announces the addition of a rotational viscometer to their product line in a partnership with Fungilab, one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of quality control equipment for viscosity measurement. The Rotational Viscometer comes in four models and is capable of measuring a wide viscosity range of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 CSC Scientific Company,...

2013-10-11 23:21:05

MCP will showcase new products at WCS 2013, Oct. 20-23. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) is excited to announce the latest Acrylic Polymer Emulsions and Styrene-Butadiene Latexes. The newest products in the company’s line can be found in the Coatings Selection Guide. These include Rovene® 6117, Rovene 6118, and Rovene 6119. Tylac® 4193 is a flexible cement modification styrene-butadiene latex, which has been developed to enhance...

2013-10-11 12:22:48

DUBLIN, October 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qkp46/polyolefins) has announced the addition of the "Polyolefins Market by Types, Applications & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qkp46/polyolefins ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report covers the polyolefins market by key...

Vapors Turned Into Foam-like Polymer Coatings
2013-10-11 12:12:34

University of Rochester Polymers -- the essential component of plastics -- are found in countless commercial, medical, and industrial products. Polymers that are porous are called foam polymers and are especially useful because they combine light weight with rigid mechanical properties. Now a researcher at the University of Rochester has developed a process to grow highly customizable coatings of foam-like polymers. The process, developed by Mitchell Anthamatten, a chemical engineer at...

2013-10-08 16:20:24

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Automotive Components (IAC) received the 2013 TPO Innovation Award for its innovative SmartFoil(TM) solution on the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The award was presented during today's Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) TPO Automotive Engineered Polyolefins Conference in Troy, Mich. The leather-like material makes its market debut on the lower door panels on one of 2014's most highly anticipated and popular new vehicles, the...

2013-10-08 08:29:43

Launches Innovative Eclipse Soft Tissue Anchor ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced the closing of $11 million in new financing. The investment will help drive further development and commercialization of pipeline products, including the full market release of the Eclipse Soft Tissue Anchor, MedShape's newest shape memory fixation device for soft tissue repair. "This latest round of financing...

2013-10-03 20:21:39

10-year partnership for Storing and Handling Acetyls ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp today announced that Lyondell Chemie Nederland BV and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp NV have signed a 10-year agreement for the storage and handling of Glacial Acetic Acid (GAA) and Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) in Antwerp. As part of the agreement, Oiltanking Stolthaven will invest in new stainless steel storage...

2013-10-01 23:19:22

Transparency Market Research published new "Medical Polymers Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC: visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/medical-polymers-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Medical Polymers market is comprised of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications...

2013-09-30 08:23:53

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced the opening of the 70,000-square-foot Houston Technology Center to develop process technologies and chemical catalysts for its Intermediates and Derivatives business. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/DA88141-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/DA88141-b) Research and development activities at the facility will focus on improving catalyst and process...

2013-09-24 23:18:51

Elasto Proxy, supplier of rubber medical seals and custom-fabricated medical plastics, announces plans to attend K 2013 Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany from October 16 to 23, 2013. Provider of sanitary sealing solutions will meet with potential partners to discuss medical applications for EMI/RFI shielding and thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), as well as rubber seals and plastic parts for medical equipment and medical assist devices. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) September 24, 2013...