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Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH announced today that effective with shipments beginning July 1, 2017, Orion is increasing prices for all Rubber Carbon Black grades sold in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Due to increasing operating expenses and the cost required to meet more stringent customer quality standards…

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Hexion Inc. is introducing a new phenolic resin for pre-preg composites with an ultra-low free formaldehyde (ULEF) content of less than 0.1%, at the SAMPE Seattle 2017 conference, May 23-25th. The new, lower volatile organic compound (VOC) CELLOBOND™ J 6021X01 resins, specifically designed for pre-preg manufacturing, maintain the CELLOBOND product…

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Plastic-Based Water Packaging Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global plastic-based water packaging market to grow at a CAGR of 7.97% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Plastic-based Water Packaging Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an…

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Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity capital of Biolink, a German manufacturer of specialty adhesive tapes. Founded in 1997 and based in Waakirchen, 45km from Munich, this business develops and produces environmentally friendly solvent-free acrylic resin adhesive tapes for a variety of applications…

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Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global expanded polystyrene (EPS) market report. This research report also lists seven other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. EPS is extensively used in the building and construction, packaging, and other applications…

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Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) announced an expansion of its technology center at its forest products complex in Edmonton, Alberta. The expanded research and development facility will focus on developing next generation resin chemistry for panel production that will complement the Company’s existing EcoBind™ lower emitting resin technology and…

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Merger of equals to create a leading global specialty chemical company with approximately $20 billion enterprise value at announcement. More than $3.5 billion value creation through annual cost synergies in excess of $400 million Enhanced returns from improved growth profile in highly attractive end markets and key geographies such as…

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Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31, 2017. Highlights Net sales during the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 were RMB67.9 million or US$9.9 million, compared…

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The report "Heat Resistant Polymers Market by Type (Fluoropolymers, Polyimides, Polyphenylene Sulfide, PBI, Peek), End-Use Industry (Transportation, Electronics & Electrical), and Region - Global Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the market is projected to grow from USD 12.03 Billion in 2016 to USD 16.67 Billion by 2021, at a…

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PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a Core Partner, signaling the global food and beverage company's continued commitment to reduce packaging waste. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy is bringing together industry, government, NGOs, scientists, students and citizens to build a more sustainable…

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