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PolyOne's Versaflex CE is now available with Percept for use in consumer electronics.
PolyOne's Versaflex CE is now available with Percept for use in consumer electronics.

PolyOne Thermoplastic Elastomers has announced that its Versaflex CE TPE materials for consumer electronics are now available in combination with Percept Authentication Technologies. The company says that the new material has been developed to help brand owners combat counterfeiting and reduce the risks associated with fraudulent goods such as phone cases, smart watches, headphones, earbuds and other wearable electronics. ...(more)
Possehl Group’s acquisition of TPS Technical Plastic Systems will bring together companies which specialise in the manufacture of hybrid plastic-metal components for the automotive industry. Possehl Electronics Deutschland, based in Niefern-Öschelbronn near Pforzheim, is acquiring TPS from DT Holding for an undisclosed amount. ... (more)

Irish building material manufacturer Kingspan Group is acquiring the insulation business of Illinois, US-based Pactiv Building Products for $82m (€61.6m) as part of a strategic move to gain access into the US market for energy-efficient houses. Pactiv offers a wide range of extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation and building wraps, which are manufactured in Winchester, Virginia, and sold under the GreenGuard brand. ... (more)

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