Plastics News

  • Sep 30, 2016 | 02:27 am

    Corbion seeks allies on alternative feedstock for PLA project Sep 30, 2016Karen LairdMaterialsLast week, lactic acid producer Corbion (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) organized an extremely well attended and highly worthwhile get-together in Amsterdam at a venue overlooking the city’s IJ river. The goal was an ambitious one: to join forces[…]

  • Sep 29, 2016 | 21:58 pm

    Engel sets up regional hub in Thailand Sep 29, 2016Stephen MooreInjection MoldingWith sales and service subsidiaries in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as several representatives, Engel is already very well positioned in Southeast Asia. The Austrian injection molding machine manufacturer is now going one step further[…]

  • Sep 29, 2016 | 16:48 pm

    Teknor Apex lends materials expertise to development of first nasal-only ventilation mask Sep 29, 2016PlasticsToday StaffMedicalThe first nasal-only alternative to standard full-face oxygenation and ventilation masks that have been medical mainstays for many decades relies on the sealing and cushioning capabilities of a super-soft thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) developed by Teknor Apex (Pawtucket,[…]