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LyondellBasell is to acquire A. Schulman, Inc. for a total of $2.25 billion (approx.. £1.6bn GBP). more

15 Feb 2018 14:44 Industry News

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Black plastics are widely used across the packaging industry for perceived benefits in the presentation of food, but are notoriously hard to recycle due to detection problems. Now, Luxus of Louth has launched a packaging analysis service. more

14 Feb 2018 15:29 Industry News

The compouding group WIPAG has appointed Thomas Marquardt its new head after this months buyout by albis. more

31 Jan 2018 11:54 Industry News

Bioplastics Magazine presented Italian compounders Maip with an award for technical innovation in a bio-PHBH compound for light switches. more

30 Nov 2017 15:59 Industry News

Evonik is expanding its product portfolio in speciality additives with the acquisition of 3M’s high-concentrates additives compounding business. more

29 Nov 2017 15:28 Industry News

A paper published in Science journal last week has shown how flexible elastomers can take a lesson from mussels in stretch and strength. more

7 Nov 2017 14:17 Materials

New components for the British moulding market will be available through a partnership between Renmar and Maxi Melt. more

27 Oct 2017 15:47 Machinery

Albis has started production at a new US plant for its ALTECH and ALCOM compounds. more

4 Sep 2017 11:48 Industry News

Albis UK Manager, Andy Pilling, will speak at the Interplas Conference. more

29 Aug 2017 11:56 Interplas 2017

LANXESS Caprolactam Produktion Antwerpen - Kallo

Thorsten Martin

After fifty years of production in Antwerp, Belgium, and recent commercial success for its caprolactam brands, LanXess invited me to a media day as an introduction to high-performance plastics... more

5 Jul 2017 16:57 John Carlon's Blog

BASF nimmt erweiterte Compoundieranlage für technische Kunststoffe in Betrieb / BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

Christian Bedeschinski

Chemicals giant BASF has opened its compounding facility in Schwarzheide, Germany for polyamide and PBT. more

22 Jun 2017 16:58 Industry News

Solvay has announced it is to sell its polyolefin cross-linkable compounds business in Italy to family-owned group, Finproject SpA, for an undisclosed sum. more

4 Apr 2017 14:15 Industry News

Trelleborg sells site in Lesina to Hexpol for £40 million. more

3 Apr 2017 11:46 Industry News

Technical compounder, Luxus, is celebrating the successful completion of its three-year research project for advanced lightweight thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

13 Jan 2017 11:50 Materials

Polymer compounding group, Hexpol TPE, has expanded its range of bio-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) in order to offer more sustainable materials options. more

1 Dec 2016 10:50 Materials

The Managing Director of ALBIS (UK) Ltd. has been named as the new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) for the overall ALBIS Plastic Group, based in Hamburg, Germany. more

16 Sep 2016 09:32 Industry News

Kraiburg TPE has launched its new FR/AD1 series of flame retardant compounds at K 2016. more

K 2016

Technical compounder, Luxus, has purchased new injection moulding machinery from BOY as it looks to develop its range of Hycolene thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

16 Jun 2016 10:57 Machinery

Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS), a German-based custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs) for an undisclosed amount. more

4 Apr 2016 11:50 Materials

A. Schulman has invested in additional compounding capacity for highly specialised engineering plastics, including PPS compounds, at its German manufacturing facility. more

8 Feb 2016 14:05 Materials