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Canada-based GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces high-value polymer products from waste plastics, has developed a new line of synthetic polypropylene waxes that provide a unique range of technical properties previously not available in the market. The new Ceranovus polypropylene waxes, produced from post-industrial plastic waste…

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IPL Inc., a North American leader in products and plastic injection molded solutions in the food and industrial sectors, continues its growth by today announcing the acquisition of Macro Plastics Inc. for US$150 million. Macro is the largest manufacturer of rigid plastic bulk bins worldwide and is a market leader…

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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (Chevron Phillips Chemical) has expanded its Tessenderlo, Belgium plant by debottlenecking its production unit for Ethyl Mercaptan (EM) and Tetrahydrothiophene (THT). Construction began in November 2016 and the expansion commenced operations in May 2017. This expansion increased production capacity for these products by 65 percent.…

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Braskem, the largest thermoplastics resins producer in the Americas and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, along with Sealed Air Corporation, an innovative packaging, cleaning and hygiene solutions company, and Naturepedic, the leading manufacturer of certified organic mattresses and bedding products for the whole family in the U.S.,…

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ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today the mechanical completion of two new 650,000 tons per year high performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. The company expects production to begin during the third quarter of 2017. Part of a previously announced multi-billion dollar expansion project in the…

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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) has launched Emerging Possibilities, a new online site for stories and updates about its $6 billion investment in the U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project, which is expected to be completed in phases through the end of the year. Throughout 2017 and beyond,…

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Klarm Mould is one of the leading injection mold manufacturers for a wide range of industries in China. Precision injection molding has a lot of advantages over other processes. In particular, plastic injection molding involves several methods to make components in an efficient way. "We are good at making injection…

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Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has announced a new line of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for general molding use. The Faraprene™ H300 series of elastomers is intended for general use in a wide variety…

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M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastic resins, today announced the opening of a new break-bulk terminal in Tultitlán, Mexico, near Mexico City. Located in a secure industrial park, the facility features 80,000-square-feet of modern warehousing space, a separate break-bulk and processing building containing packaging and pulverizing equipment, and…

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The WITTMANN Group is planning an expansion of capacities at its injection molding machine manufacturing facility WITTMANN BATTENFELD in Kottingbrunn. With an investment volume of some 15 million Euros, both its production plant and the administrative area will be extended and remodeled. Construction will start in June of this year…

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