The challenging financial results have led the Ohio-based material supplier to reduce spending and to cut an unspecified number of jobs.
Headquartered in Springfield, Ill., Elastocon supplies thermoplastic elastomers, including grades for overmolding, injection molding, and high-performance specialty applications.
The Spain-based manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives has appointed Castañeda to replace Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March.
Chemical supplier Borealis AG has announced that its new compounding plant in Taylorsville, North Carolina, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for May 16. With dedicated production lines for thermoplastic…
The well-known Canadian chemist was a leading researcher in the development of wood-plastic composites.
Nexeo Plastics is the plastics distribution business of Nexeo Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Univar Inc.
Tamber has an M. Tech in polymer technology from IIT Delhi, India, and a Ph.D. in polymer science from the Polymer Research Institute at Syracuse, N.Y.
First announced in June 2018, the acquisition of the PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions Private Ltd. will allow Mitsubishi to enter the medical PVC compound business and strengthen its existing PVC and thermoplastic elastomers businesses in India.
Saudi Aramco’s 70 per cent stake in Sabic is being financed by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia in a private transaction.
The new PPS compounds production line is scheduled to begin operation in the fall of 2020, and is the company’s first-ever North American production line for its polyphenylene sulfide compounds.
The company will expand production at its German site in Krefeld-Uerdingen by 30 per cent and also expand in Nagda, India.
Baystar is the 50/50 joint venture owned by Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA and Novealis Holdings LLC, which is itself a joint venture co-owned by Nova Chemicals Corp. and Borealis AG.
The investment will expand production of the company’s Kapton-brand polyimide film and Pyralux-brand flexible circuit materials.
Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, H.B. Chemical supplies synthetic rubber, accelerators, plasticizers, antioxidants, waxes, and other specialty chemicals.
Evonik’s methacrylates business covers its methacrylates, acrylic products and CyPlus business lines, and some of the methacrylate resins activities.
Purdue University researchers are working to use a new polymer film, which could make smartphones more bendable, to create tailor-made sensors that could non-invasively monitor glucose levels, heart rate or other biomedical metrics.
Headquartered in Ohio, Renegade is a leading North American supplier of highly heat-resistant thermoset prepregs for the aerospace industry.
First announced in August, the deal includes the purchase of Total’s Chinese polystyrene business including two production sites in Ningbo and Foshan and two related offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai.
Headquartered in Clinton, Mass., Polymer Concentrates develops and manufactures colour concentrates for the international plastics industry.
Clariant’s plastics & coatings division increased sales by one per cent, with particularly strong regional expansion in Latin America.