Tag Archives: polymers

Eni’s chemical company Versalis to license the continuous mass technology for a 70 KTY ABS unit to Supreme Petrochem in India

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 3-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that its chemical company Versalis will license the continuous mass technology for a 70 … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Uhde milestone: 35 EnviNOx® systems successfully installed saving 16 million t/year emissions globally

35th unit installed, total emissions saved worldwide: 16 million t/year EnviNOx® technology reduces greenhouse gas emissions nearly completely (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: TKA), a German multinational industrial engineering and steel production conglomerate, announces that thyssenkrupp Uhde has … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

LyondellBasell to source feedstock from Neste made from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), a leading renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock company with operations in 14 countries, and LyondellBasell, one of world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, have announced a long-term commercial agreement … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

Covestro expands production capacity of specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany

Production with the most advanced technology Competence center for multilayer flat films (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has started up additional production lines for high-quality specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany. The … Read the full press release

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

GreenMantra Technologies Announces Exclusive Distribution Relationship with HARKE GROUP

(PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — GreenMantra Technologies is pleased to announce our partnership with HARKE GROUP to distribute our products in Europe. GreenMantra is an innovation leader that utilizes its advanced recycling technology to create unique specialty polymers … Read the full press release

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and BASF create an innovative manufacturing cell for research and development of thermoplastic polymers and compounds

Joint News Release Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s IntElect 1000 kN injection moulding machine performs in BASF’s injection moulding pilot plant Innovative manufacturing cell to produce a wide range of different test specimens Fully-digitised robotic processing and digital integration (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, … Read the full press release

DSM Engineering Materials and Neste parter over replacing thousand of tons of fossil feedstock used in the production of polymers with sustainable feedstock

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM (AMS: DSM), a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has announced that it will form a strategic partnership with Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading producer of … Read the full press release

Nanto Cleantech Inc victorious in BYK-Altana patent opposition lawsuit

Nanto Cleantech prevails in European Patent opposition proceedings against BYK-Chemie GmbH (represented by the Altana IP department), confirming its position in nanoclay applications in paints and coatings (PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, USA, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nanto Cleantech Inc., a … Read the full press release

Streamlining adoption of high-speed and high-resolution surface texturing delivered with the Prometheus project

This three-year program brings together leading research and industrial organizations to allow the broad manufacturing of materials with low-friction, oleophobic and hydrophobic properties (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Prometheus’ project will bridge the existing gap between niche … Read the full press release

Neste to drive successful execution of its global growth strategy in renewable products with new organizational structure

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Corporation redesigns its organizational structure to strengthen its global growth strategy in renewable products. Neste will divide its growing Renewable Products business area into three business units and one operational platform each … Read the full press release

Total to increase the supply of recycled polypropylene for automotive applications with Synova’s acquisition 

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Synova, based in France and leader in manufacturing high-performance recycled polypropylene for the automotive sector, has been acquired by Total. The deal’s amount has not been disclosed. Following the acquisition, Total’s polymers know-how will be combined … Read the full press release

Covestro and Haier Group to establish new laboratory for the digitalization of appliance production in Qingdao, China

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro, one of the world’s leading polymer manufacturers, and the Haier Group, a major global brand for household appliances, have agreed to set up a joint laboratory in Qingdao, China, for the digitalization of appliance … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals completes the acquisition of South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides

AMSTERDAM, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Brazil’s Polinox, South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers. The purchase expands the company’s footprint in South America, establishing … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets

COLOMBES, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announced a project to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets. This incremental investment would increase the Houston (Texas) plant’s manufacturing capacity by up … Read the full press release

Evonik expands product portfolio of synthetic materials for 3D printing with the new PEBA powder

ESSEN, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new high-performance powder stands out for its high elasticity and strength and is suitable for a variety of powder-based 3D printing technologies. 3D printed parts made from the new PEBA powder show a high degree … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory in Dubai for the production of high-performance concrete admixtures

BAAR, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is developing its operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the opening of a new factory in Dubai. An existing production facility for concrete admixtures has been relocated to the new site and expanded. … Read the full press release

DSM 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences presented to Prof. Doros Theodorou of National Technical University of Athens

Sittard, the Netherlands, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is pleased to present the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences to Prof. Doros Theodorou, Ph.D., Professor in Materials Science & … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase production capacity of polyamide 12 polymers by 25% at its Changshu platform in China

Colombes, France, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To complement its major project in the bio-based polyamide 11, Arkema announces a 25% expansion in its global polyamide 12 polymers production capacities to support its customers’ strong demand in Asia. Arkema announces an … Read the full press release

Research: Molecules 10,000 times narrower than width of human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Molecules 10,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers and more energy-efficient paper production, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham study reveals polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other

Nottingham, UK, 12-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Artificial materials based on simple synthetic polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other, a study led by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown. The findings, published in the journal Nature … Read the full press release

The largest international trade show for plastics and rubber K 2013 to take place in Düsseldorf, Germany 16 – 23 October

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Plastics move the world – particularly in connection with the major challenges faced by our modern society. Incredibly versatile, lightweight, safe, durable, economic and impressively energy-efficient – with their multitude of positive properties, polymers are indispensible in … Read the full press release