Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Developments in Thin Wall Packaging

Applications of thin wall packaging range from dairy ice cream tubs and yogurt pots to ready meals, bakery trays and long-life jar and can replacements. Applied Market Information LLC launched a new packaging event- Thin Wall Packaging Films 2012

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Grace inks multi-year agreement with Braskem to develop technologies and solutions to produce green chemicals

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Materials innovations for Solar Power applications

An extensive and growing portfolio of specialty thermoplastics designed to support major trends in solar applications has been displayed by SABIC IP.

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Coke, For, Nike, Heinz, P&G come together to develop and use plant-based PET

Several leading global brands have joined hands to shift to plant based feedstock for packaging as crude oil prices continue to sky rocket. Coca-Cola Co., Ford Motor Co., H.J. Heinz Co., Nike Inc

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Improving the environmental performance of PVC

The PVC industry met at AMI?s PVC Formulation 2012 conference to debate the market trends and the latest recipes to improve the environmental performance of vinyl compounds.

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Solvay inaugurates new centre in India for R&D and Technology

Solvay has inaugurated its new Research, Development and Technology Centre at Savli, Gujarat State, India. The Centre will focus its efforts mainly on the development of high-performance polymers, organic chemistry, nano composites and green chemistry.

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IRPC signs technology licensing agreement with Japan Polypropylene Corp

IRPC PLC has inked a Technology Licensing Agreement with Japan Polypropylene Corporation. The licensing agreement encompasses IRPC’s Polypropylene Compound & Specialties project. Under the agreement, JPP’s “HORIZON” technology will be used in the production of polypropylene polymers (PP compound) and polypropylene plastic special grade at IRPC’s new polypropylene production unit.

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Metabolix awarded two US patents for technology to produce biobased polymers, industrial chemicals

Metabolix, Inc., an innovation-driven bioscience company focused on delivering sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, announced that the company has been awarded two new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) related to the novel and efficient production of biobased polymers and industrial chemicals.

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SABIC to invest US$100 mln in new Technology Center in Kangqiao, east of Shanghai

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) yesterday announced a US$100 mln investment to build 60,000 sqm new Technology Center in Kangqiao, east of Shanghai

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Mold operators halve energy costs, improve cycle time using innovative salt water technology

Leading plastic mold operators are turning to an innovative dehumidification and air conditioning technology manufactured by Advantix Systems to reduce their energy use and increase production capabilities in their facilities. The technology, which was recently featured at NPE 2012 in Orlando, FL, is based on liquid desiccant, and offers the plastic mold industry a proven heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solution that can achieve major energy savings and improve molding cycle times by as much as 35%. TSE Industries, Inc., based in Clearwater, FL, is a contract manufacturer of custom polyurethane systems, rubber and plastic products and the worldÂ’s largest manufacturer of millable polyurethane rubber.

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