Biopolymer production technology developer Bio-on (Bologna, Italy) is teaming up with a Castilian-Leon cooperative that produces and markets sugar, food oils, biodiesel, various products for animal feed and renewable electric energy.
Drying is a necessary evil for most plastics processors. “No one wants to do it,” said Mark Haynie, Dryer Product Manager at Novatec (Baltimore, MD). But doing it improperly may come back to bite you in the end.
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FRX Polymers Inc. has debuted Nofia polymeric halogen-free phosphonate flame retardants for use in the production of low volatile organic compound (VOC) polyurethane (PUR) foam for automotive interior applications.
Angel Trains, one of Britain’s leading train leasing companies, has collaborated with engineering consultancy ESG Rail, and 3D printing technology provider Stratasys, to produce four fully approved interior components using additive manufacturing.
M. Holland (Northbrook, IL) will distribute filled polypropylene (PP) from Borealis’ new compounding facility in Taylorsville, NC, as well as imported PP, polyethylene and Queo polyolefin plastomers and elastomers.