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At the TIME Conference Center in New York, Parx Plastics won the World Technology Award for Materials.Once a year The World Technology Network brings together many of the world's most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields to present, discuss and ...
BASF Venture Capital has led a $3 million Series A financing with a $1.5 million investment in SLIPS Technologies Inc. based in Cambridge, Massachusetts . The Swiss entrepreneur and private investor Hansjörg Wyss has also participated in the financing. SLIPS Technologies develops customized, ...
Kuraray Co., Ltd. reached an agreement to sell the European PVB film business formerly owned by European subsidiaries of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, including the production facility in Uentrop and the R&D center in Mechelen (the “Transaction”) for enterprise value of circa EUR 12 ...
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its Gastonia, North Carolina, compounding facility for high-tech plastics by adding a second production line. The expansion represents an investment volume of about USD 15 million and will double the existing capacity from 20,000 to 40,000 metric ...
Container's material properties affect the viscosity of water at the nanoscale
Water pours into a cup at about the same rate regardless of whether the water bottle is made of glass or plastic. But at nanometer-size scales for water and potentially other fluids, whether the container is made of glass or plastic does make a significant difference. A new study shows that in ...
Scientists in the United States have developed ‘flat pack’ polymer structures that can autonomously assemble into three-dimensional shapes on application of an electric current. Research published in Soft Matter describes the use of heat-triggered shape memory polymers to build 3D structures ...
A building that helped launch generations of scientists, including Nobel laureates, on their careers of discovery has joined the Hall of Fame of notable venues, being named a National Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society (ACS). That's the topic of an article in the current ...
PANalytical Inc. has moved its Houston area office to a new and larger office at 4802 North Sam Houston Parkway West, Suite 100, in Houston, TX. Co-located with sister company Malvern Instruments’ Center of Excellence for separations products, the 22,000 sq. ft. multipurpose facility houses ...
For European Composites Industry
Reichhold announced a price increase effective for all orders shipped on or after October 1, 2012 in Europe of 100 EUR/MT on all unsaturated polyester resins, gelcoats, bonding pastes and vinyl ester resins.
As the second largest consumer of synthetic latex polymers in the world after North America, the combined states of the EU-27 consumed nearly 2.5 million dry tonnes of synthetic latex polymers, valued at over EUR 6 billion, in 2011, according to Synthetic Latex Polymers Global Series: Europe ...