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2014-06-26 12:23:54

Pilot Plant to Pave Way For New, Strategic Polymerization and Processing Technologies HOUSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, today announced the opening of its new Kraton Innovation Center in Belpre, Ohio. This pilot facility allows Kraton to manufacture a wide range of SBC-type materials in quantities ranging from 25 kilograms to...

2014-06-24 12:34:21

Wearable Human-Machine Interface Developed at KAIST in South Korea Quantitatively Measures Goose Bumps -- a Step Toward Direct Detection of Human Emotional States WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can emotional states be measured quantitatively, and if so what would advertising, manufacturing and social media companies do with that data? Imagine a world in which a consumer's real-time physical and emotional response helped to determine his/her experience of music,...

2014-06-23 23:07:25

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBCs) Market Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Beed Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/styrenic-block-copolymers-sbcs-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The global market for Styrenic Block Copolymer (SBC) is expected to reach USD 8.26 billion by 2020, according to a new study by...

2014-06-23 16:22:07

HOUSTON, June 23, 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 Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the status of its proposed combination with the styrenic block copolymer business of LCY Chemical Corp. Company spokespeople will include Kevin M. Fogarty, President and Chief Executive Officer; Stephen E....

2014-06-23 08:20:32

CLEVELAND, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it is embarking on the development of new smart sensors and actuators using electroactive polymer technology. Parker recently acquired intellectual property and licenses for the technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC and its Artificial Muscle Incorporated (AMI) business unit. AMI's proprietary smart material technology improves...

2014-06-20 23:02:29

The plastic films and plastic sheets market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.4% until 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/plastic-films-plastic-sheets-market-1318.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The report "Plastic Films & Plastic Sheets Market by Application (Flexible & Non-Flexible Packaging, & Non-Packaging) & Type (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, CPP, BOPP, Polyester, PVC, Polyamide, EVOH, PLA, PVDC, PVOH, Polycarbonate & Others) - Global Trends &...

2014-06-17 12:22:44

CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Material Testing Technology, the industry leader in solar durability testing, will exhibit at Intersolar North America 2014 (Booth#7726), the premier North American solar conference and exhibition, July 8-10 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. As an active participant in global standards committees and industry consortiums on photovoltaic (PV) durability, Atlas has extensive knowledge and experience in providing customized...

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,...

2014-06-13 20:20:32

DUBLIN, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rprv34/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Polyethylene Oxide(PEO) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rprv34/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Polyethylene Oxide (PEO) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

2014-06-11 16:20:34

DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Global Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market by Type (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose), by Application (Packaging, Bottles, Fibers, Agriculture, Automotive, and Others), by Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global biopolymers market with an analysis and forecasting of the global consumption volume and value. Browse more than 94 Market Data Tables...


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