Material Insights: Feds say Lucent Polymers lied to customers, faked test resultsFebruary 19, 2019 12:06 pm ET
Two former executives at Lucent Polymers were indicted on charges they hid wrongdoing in sale, and A. Schulman's lawsuit against Citadel Plastics over the Lucent transition was settled. In other news, Chroma Color is making an acquisition.
Plastics News Now: Boat made with plastic waste, flip flops sets sailFebruary 14, 2019 6:00 am ET
National Geographic is cosponsoring a contest on solutions to plastic waste, BASF brings plastic materials to New York Fashion Week and the Flip Flopi sets sail in Africa to raise awareness on ocean waste.
Material Insights: Nexeo Solutions' plastics business sold for $640 millionFebruary 11, 2019 10:11 am ET
One Rock Capital Partners is acquiring the Nexeo business from Univar, Midwest Resins Inc. discusses its recent growth and Ravago buys DowDuPont's European Styrofoam-brand extruded polystyrene insulation business.
Plastics News Now: Pope's protectors get PVC-based 3D printed helmets for ceremoniesFebruary 7, 2019 10:54 am ET
The Swiss Guard switched out cast-iron helmets for the 3D printed ones which weigh less and are cheaper, Berry Global Group considers a bid for RPC Group and Riddell uses 3D printed technology in football helmets to make them safer.
Material Insights: Polypropylene, solid polystyrene prices drop to start 2019February 4, 2019 10:39 am ET
Polypropylene and solid polystyrene started 2019 the same as way they ended 2018, with lower prices. Also, DowDuPont Inc. and PolyOne Corp. reported 2018 earnings and multiple plastics companies advertised in the Super Bowl.
Plastics News Now: Sealed Air celebrates Bubble Wrap Appreciation DayJanuary 31, 2019 6:00 am ET
WeatherTech releases its Super Bowl ad, Chevy partners with Lego and Bubble Wrap is celebrated.
Material Insights: PepsiCo, Coca-Cola leaders discuss PET recycling technology, plastics wasteJanuary 28, 2019 9:52 am ET
The CEOs of the beverage and snack giants were at Davos at the World Economic Forum, a Dow Chemical Co. executive said new polyethylene capacity stayed home instead of being exported and experts discuss the M&A market.
Plastics News Now: 3D printed pedestrian bridge installed in China parkJanuary 24, 2019 10:30 am ET
The 15 Best Places to Work in the plastics industry were named, Warby Parker touts plastics materials in ads and a 3D printed pedestrian bridge is installed in China.
Material Insights: Dow's CEO discusses Alliance to End Plastic Waste's goals, plansJanuary 22, 2019 12:54 pm ET
Many materials companies have joined on to the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, DuPont Co. official discusses the automotive market and Evonik buys 3D printing material specialist.
Plastics News Now: Ford, Carbon unveil 3D printed part in production vehicleJanuary 17, 2019 9:33 am ET
The two discussed the partnership at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Also at the show, Covestro discussed trends in polycarbonate and Celanese took customers on an innovation walk.
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