Chroma Color completes expansion of Leominster, Mass. manufacturing siteby Canadian Plastics
As a result of the expansion, the colour and additive maker will relocate its facility in nearby Clinton, Mass. to the improved Leominster plant.
Bio-based TPUs from Merquinsaby Canadian Plastics
The Spain-based material supplier has expanded its range of bio-based TPUs with new grades ranging from 85 Shore A to 60 Shore D.
Clariant discussing sale of masterbatch unit to PolyOne, report saysby Canadian Plastics
Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg says that Clariant has been seeking about US$1.5 billion for its masterbatch business.
World-first surgery uses Aussie biopolymer in heart valve implantby Canadian Plastics
A U.S. patient has successfully received a polymer heart valve jointly developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and medical device company Foldax Inc.
Continental Structural Plastics breaks ground on new Texas plantby Canadian Plastics
Scheduled to become operational by 2021, the project is a shared capital investment of approximately US$70 million with Continental’s parent company, the Japan-based materials firm Teijin Ltd.
Evonik breaks ground on new polyamide 12 complex in Germanyby Canadian Plastics
Located in Marl Chemical Park, the plant is a response to high demand in markets ranging from automotive engineering to 3D printing.
Canadian court orders Nova to pay Dow $1.43 billion judgmentby Canadian Plastics
An Alberta court made the ruling related to the companies’ jointly-owned ethylene asset in Joffre, Alberta.
RTP Co. offering free engineered thermoplastics workshops in Montreal, Torontoby Canadian Plastics
The free, one-day workshops will teach about thermoplastic compounds and provide valuable information regarding material selection.
Modern Dispersions making capacity expansions at two U.S. sitesby Canadian Plastics
The thermoplastic compound and masterbatch maker is investing and adding equipment at its facilities in Fitzgerald, Ga. and Leominister, Mass.
Covestro selling European PC sheets business to Serafin Groupby Canadian Plastics
The business comprises manufacturing units in Belgium and Italy, and central management operations and sales support in Europe.
Material supplier Cancarb names Peter Donnelly as presidentby Canadian Plastics
Donnelly, who has been with the Medicine Hat, Alta.-based thermal carbon black supplier for 24 years, replaces outgoing president Ken Tate.
Pipe and chemical supplier Mexichem changes its name to Orbiaby Canadian Plastics
The Mexican City-based company is changing its name to Orbia Advance Corporation under a restructuring and reorganization plan.
Nova Chemicals just got even more sustainableby Canadian Plastics
With the new position of director of sustainability filled by Sarah Marshall, the Calgary-based polyethylene resin maker is walking the walk when it comes to advancing the circular economy.
Shruti Singhal appointed as president of DSM Engineering Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
Singhal, a chemical industry veteran who has been with DSM since July 2018, succeeds Roeland Polet who will retire mid-2020.
Teijin opens new resin compound plant, technical centre in Thailandby Canadian Plastics
The plant will help Tokyo-based Teijin meet the demand for compound resin products for the automotive and communication sectors in Asia.
Songwon CEO Maurizio Butti passes awayby Canadian Plastics
The head of the South Korea-based additives manufacturer died unexpectedly on Sept. 7 at age 62.
Cathay Industries makes new exclusive distributor announcement for Canadaby Canadian Plastics
Mississauga, Ont.-based Andicor Specialty Chemicals has been selected as material supplier Cathay’s exclusive distributor servicing all of the Canadian provinces.
Borealis holds groundbreaking ceremony for new PDH plant in Belgiumby Canadian Plastics
The new facility represents the Austrian polyolefin manufacturer’s largest-ever investment in Europe.
Milliken to build new additives, colourants manufacturing plant in Singaporeby Canadian Plastics
The additives and colourants supplier’s new state-of-the-art specialty chemical plant and knowledge centre is set to open in Q1 2021.
Formosa Plastics planning $332 million expansion in Louisianaby Canadian Plastics
The material supplier is investing to expand its PVC resin production plant in Baton Rouge.