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2013-12-20 23:21:52

MCP continues to reduce the industry’s impact on the environment while improving product sustainability. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) has published its first summary of the Sustainability efforts pursued by the specialty synthetic emulsion polymers company. By design, water-based acrylic polymer emulsions, styrene-butadiene latexes, and other chemistry offered by the company, for Specialty Coatings, Construction Adhesives, Packaging, and Building...

2013-12-20 23:03:17

Transparency Market Research published a new "Emulsion Polymer Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/emulsion-polymer-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The demand for emulsion polymer is mainly triggered by growing demand from paint and coatings industry and adhesives market....

2013-12-19 12:21:18

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthos S.A., (www.synthosgroup.com) one of Europe's largest manufacturers of synthetic rubber has announced a strategic sales alliance with Ohio based Harwick Standard Distribution Corporation to distribute Synthos styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) and butadiene rubber (BR) products in the United States and Canada. "The selection of a key partner for our SBR products in North America was a very important decision for Synthos and we did a lot...

2013-12-18 08:23:19

DUBLIN, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6d659/medical_polymers) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Polymers, Resins And Fibers, Elastomers & Biodegradable Plastics Market Report 2013-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The medical polymers market is comprised of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications such as...

2013-12-17 16:21:00

DUBLIN, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qdgd7p/inline_process) has announced the addition of the "In-Line Process Viscometer (ILPV) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast, 2010 - 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report is an attempt by Transparency Market Research to identify the performance of In-line Process Viscometer...

Researchers Create First Soluble 2D Supramolecular Organic Frameworks
2013-12-16 14:20:48

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Supramolecular chemistry, aka chemistry beyond the molecule, in which molecules and molecular complexes are held together by non-covalent bonds, is just beginning to come into its own with the emergence of nanotechnology. Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are commanding much of the attention because of their appetite for greenhouse gases, but a new player has joined the field – supramolecular organic frameworks (SOFs). Researchers with the U.S....

2013-12-12 23:21:48

The rigid transparent plastics market comprises thermoplastics such as polycarbonate (PC), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene (PS), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), poly-methyl methacrylate (PMMA), styrene block copolymers (SBC), styrene methylmethacrylate (SMMA), cellulosic, polyamide (PA), and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Rigid Transparent Plastics: Global...

2013-12-11 23:21:54

Component Improves Fuel Efficiency, Named ‘Finalist’ in Most Innovative Use of Plastics Awards Troy, MI (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The new Ford 3.5L and 3.7L engine manifold uses a cross-over coolant component made of DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA resin instead of brazed metal, shaving one pound to improve fuel economy. Behind the scenes, the running change illustrates the trend toward using high performance thermoplastic where it is essential. And it shows how collaboration in the...

2013-12-11 23:04:00

Automotive Plastics Market report covers global consumption of seven major types of automotive plastics used in passenger cars such as polypropylene, polyurethanes, polycarbonates, high density polyethylene, polymethyl methacrylate, Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene and composites. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automotive-plastics-market-passenger-cars-506.html (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 According to the market research report "Automotive Plastics Market for Passenger...

Polymers Can Behave Like Semimetals
2013-12-09 18:40:25

Linköping University Traditional plastics, or polymers, are electrical insulators. In the seventies a new class of polymers that conduct electricity like semiconductors and metals was discovered by Alan J.Heeger, Alan G. MacDiarmid and Hideki Shirakawa. This was the motivation for their Nobel Prize in Chemistry year 2000. Now Xavier Crispin, Docent in organic electronics at Linköping University’s Department of Science and Technology, has led a project where no fewer than twenty...