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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...

2013-09-23 16:21:15

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermax Inc. announced today it will increase prices for its TULSION® ion exchange resins sold in North America by 5-10 percent, effective immediately or as contracts allow. Specific price increases will be determined based on resin grade, packaging, and delivery point. TULSION strong acid cation (SAC) industrial grade ion exchange resins purchased in full containers and delivered direct to customers are specifically excluded from...

2013-09-19 23:29:04

Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market report provides detailed segmentation of the PEEK market based on its major applications and types along with its forecast till 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyether-ether-ketone-market-928.html (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 “Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market by Types (Unfilled, Carbon Filled, Glass Filled), Applications (Automotive, Aerospace, Medical, Electronics & Electrical, Industrial) & Geography - Global...

2013-09-18 23:25:41

According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, the global medical polymer market will grow from $2.3 billion (USD) in 2013 to over $3.5 billion in 2018. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, the global medical polymer market will grow from $2.3 billion (USD) in 2013 to over $3.5 billion in 2018. The report titled, “Worldwide Medical Polymer Markets 2013-2020” identifies the current and future...