Archive for December, 2011
5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Bio-Based Polymer News 0

SOURCE: FKuR November, 2011 — Willich, Germany — Global biopolymer leader Braskem and bioplastics specialist FKuR have signed a distribution agreement for Green PE. Taking effect immediately, FKuR will be the official distribution partner for Braskem´s Green PE in Europe. This latest development follows the compounding contract which was signed between the two partners for […]

5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 1

By: TARA BOZICK SOURCE:  12/11/2011 — Imagine natural plant fibers constituting the body panels of a car, window frames, bathtubs or other structural materials. Currently, fiberglass — plastic reinforced by glass fiber — is that standard lightweight, strong material. But what if natural fibers could replace fiberglass for bio-renewable materials that weigh even less? That’s what Larry […]

5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

By David Vink SOURCE: EUROPEAN PLASTICS NEWS 12/08/2011 — COLOGNE, GERMANY — The polymer used in wood plastics composites (WPC) is usually polypropylene or PVC. But Evonik Industries AG has worked with machinery supplier Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG to develop an acrylic-based Plexiglas Wood brand. The new material is compounded and extruded into 50-75 percent reinforced WPC […]

5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

SOURCE: Deceuninck 12/06/2011 — Deceuninck acquires the PVC recycling equipment from the Bruges (B-Belgium) based company Verpola nv. Combined with the existing recycling capacity at its PVC extrusion site in Gits (B), Deceuninck increases its annual recycling capacity to 20,000 tonnes. The complete line will be integrated into the infrastructure of its existing raw material production unit in Diksmuide (B). […]

5 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Manufacturers News 0

90 Foot Road Bridge for Heavy Vehicles Was Prefabricated By Axion and Erected in Less Than Two Weeks Using 100% Recycled Plastic Composites, the First of its Kind Outside the US 12/07/2011 — NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Axion International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: AXIH), a leader in Recycled Structural Composite (RSC)™ technology used to produce Ecotrax™ railroad […]

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