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2014-07-07 08:23:52

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cq68bx/global_and_china) has announced the addition of the "Global and China Polyether Block Amide (PEBA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and China Polyether Block Amide (PEBA) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global polyether block amide industry with a focus on...

2014-07-02 08:22:56

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/brlvpf/super_absorbent) has announced the addition of the "Super Absorbent Polymers Market by Type & Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Super absorbent Polymers typically are cross-linked acrylic homo-polymers (usually Sodium neutralized). Diaper and hygiene product manufacturers use super...

2014-07-01 12:23:55

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d3qcrn/biopolymersbiopla) has announced the addition of the "Global Biopolymers/Bioplastics (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose) Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biopolymers have found wide acceptance in various industries, on account of its distinguished environment friendly...

2014-06-30 12:24:36

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/954vsc/polypropylene) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Polypropylene (Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Products, Electrical & Electronics, Construction) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The growing demand from end-use industries coupled with technological development is expected to...

2014-06-30 08:23:50

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) today notified Taiwan-based LCY Chemical Corp. that its Board of Directors intends to withdraw its recommendation that Kraton stockholders approve the previously announced Combination Agreement under which Kraton would combine with LCY's styrenic block copolymer ("SBC") operations. Before the Kraton Board changes its recommendation, Kraton is required by the Combination Agreement to provide LCY with...

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...


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