Plastics News

  • Aug 23, 2016 | 22:10 pm

    DSM inaugurates JV with Chinese company to manufacture PPS compounds August 23, 2016Stephen MooreCompoundingDSM Engineering Plastics has formed a joint venture with China’s Zhejiang NHU Special Materials (NHU) to manufacture polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounds. The JV, which was announced in May 2015, has been established in Zhejiang province, close to[…]

  • Aug 23, 2016 | 17:54 pm

    Mantaline adds new facility, expands extrusion and injection molding capabilities August 23, 2016Clare GoldsberryInjection MoldingMantaline Corp. (Mantua, OH) announced the grand opening of expanded manufacturing capabilities in a new 30,000-square-foot facility in Hiram, OH. This addition—the Thermoplastic Extrusion and Injection Molding Innovation Center—will enable the company to address a new[…]

  • Aug 23, 2016 | 13:11 pm

    Metabolix signs $10 Million Binding LOI with CJ CheilJedang August 23, 2016Karen LairdBusinessMetabolix, Inc. and South Korea’s largest food company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, announced today that they have entered into a binding letter of intent for the sale of Metabolix’s biopolymer intellectual property and certain laboratory equipment. The deal,[…]