Archive for November, 2011
5 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Bio-Based Polymer News 0

By Karen Laird  SOURCE: Plastics Today 11/18/2011 — What happens when a leading global producer of cellulose films for packaging and labels meets the worlds leading producer of sustainable specialty papers? The chemistry between the two generates an innovative laminate solution, at least in this case. The companies in question are Innovia Films and Sappi Fine Paper Europe, and […]

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Alliances with UBC and Ecole Polytechnique to Stimulate Continued Bioplastic Leadership and Innovation 11/22/2011 — VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwire) —  Building on its solid line-up of strategic partners, Solegear Bioplastics Inc. is pleased to announce it has signed letters of agreement with the University of British Columbia and Ecole Polytechnique to support the research and development of […]

5 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Bio-Based Polymer News 0

By The Plastics Today Staff – SOURCE: Plastics Today 11/23/2011 — The new HANS Sport II head and neck support device for racing drivers uses renewably-sourced Zytel RS polyamide from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) to deliver needed impact resistance while significantly reducing weight. Molded by HiPer Technology Inc. (Lawrence, KS), the new HANS Sport II is the lightest ever Sports […]

5 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Additives News 1

11/21/2011 — CLEVELAND, OH — /PRNewswire/ — PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Cynthia D. Tomasch has been appointed to the position of vice president, planning and investor relations. Effective December 14, 2011, Ms. Tomasch will succeed Joseph P. Kelley and will be responsible for PolyOne’s corporate financial analysis and planning […]

5 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

By Mike Verespej   SOURCE: Plastics News 11/16/2011 — CHICAGO — After a year of transition, Nyloboard LLC hopes to roll out its decking that is made from 100 percent recycled carpet fibers into major distribution markets in 2012. “We spent much of the year modifying our process to become much more efficient so that we could […]

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