The 2019 JEC Innovation Awards celebrated a zero-defect manufacturing process for large parts, self-reinforcing PLA-based composites and bendable reinforcements for concrete, among other technologies. All eleven winners are featured in this slide show.
The two-day conference in April features more than 20 technical presentations and case studies involving plastic pipe applications related to water, sewer and gas systems plus new developments in composite plastic pipes.
The transaction supports the company’s “Triple Shift” growth strategy, as it will increase its manufacturing footprint in Asia and provide access to China’s domestic market with locally produced materials.
Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has more than doubled capacity for emulsion-based organic peroxides at its site in Mexico to meet increased customer demand in the North American PVC market.
Because it is positioned directly after the first vacuum tank on an extrusion line, the CenterWave 6000 millimeter-wave based system from Sikora AG (Bremen, Germany) enables centering of extrusion tools, if needed, early in the process.