Amyris Brasil Ltda owns and operates the Brotas 1 production facility in Campinas, Brazil.
The new line will also create a minimum of six new jobs; Ampacet Europe currently employs 570 people, including 170 in Luxembourg.
The acquisition includes a production site in Charleston, South Carolina, with roughly 90 employees and approximately 65 million euros in sales.
Dutch chemical company Royal DSM is restructuring its additive manufacturing (AM) business by aligning all its AM activities within its Materials cluster and promoting a partnership approach. Described by the company as a “customer-centric” approach, DSM’s restructuring involves the formation…
Ford Motor Co. took home the top award for its entry in the body exterior category, a structural front-end module with loose layer construction on the 2018 Expedition.
The materials – pre-impregnated carbon fibers known as “prepreg” – will be produced at a facility at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates and will supply Boeing’s 777X, the latest generation aircraft.
Jerry MacCleary is named CEO, Haakan Jonsson will succeed him as president, and Christine Bryant will lead the North American polyurethanes business.
Driven by the high level of North American vehicle launches predicted between 2018 and 2020, spending on automotive vendor tooling will reach a record high of US$11 billion next year, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. said.
Carolina Color of Salisbury, N.C., and Lambertville, N.J.-based Breen make color concentrates for a wide range of industries. The two firms operate a total of five plants in the U.S.
The Puslinch, Ont.-based firm will bring in new equipment and add five new positions at its facility.
Faced with growing opposition led by activist investor White Tale Holdings, Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and U.S. group Huntsman Corp. have scrapped their proposed “merger of equals” announced in May.
ReVital Polymers Inc., which was founded last year but officially launched on Oct. 20, is owned and operated by recycling industry pioneers Emmie Leung and Tony Moucachen.
The lab, said to be the only one offered by an extrusion tooling maker, features a range of testing equipment, including a hybrid rotational rheometer, a differential scanning calorimeter, and a thermal conductivity meter.
iD Additives Inc., a North American supplier of additives to the plastics industry, has named CCC Plastics as its distributor throughout Canada for its lines of foaming agents and purging products. Based in Mississauga, Ont., CCC Plastics was already the…
DowDuPont’s Specialty Products division has named three outstanding scientists as 2017 Pedersen Award Medalists, which is given in recognition of individuals who have made technical contributions that have delivered significant value to customers. Paul Fagan, of Wilmington, Delaware, is being…
Plastics sheet manufacturer and thermoformer Spartech LLC is shuttering its factory in Ripon, Wisconsin and eliminating almost half of the positions at its plant in Greenville, Ohio.
LaRocque worked for M. Holland Canada in various sales, application development, and market manager roles from October 2004 through June 2015. From June 2015 onward, he served as president of Toronto-based blown film packaging supplier Al-Pack Enterprises Ltd.
DuPont Teijin makes high-end PET films, as well as polymers, used for solar panels and medical equipment.
The purchase represents Aurora Plastics’ initial expansion into the TPE market.
Alternative Rubber & Plastics Inc., an Amherst, N.Y.-based raw material supplier, has changed its name to ARP Materials.