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RCT Reichelt Chemietechnik GmbH + Co., Germany

The Baden company is not only nationally active in the sectors of production and process technology, lab technology, fluid technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, instrument manufacture, machine construction and metrology, but also in Europe and various countries around the world. Here the com more

ElringKlinger Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Germany

Innovations in high-performance plastics For over 50 years, ElringKlinger Engineered Plastics has been one of the technology leaders for seals, engineering design elements, assemblies and modules. For our customers around the world, we develop and produce individual, market-driven solutions from more

Covestro AG, Germany

Since September 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been an independent company, operating under the new name Covestro. We continue to be a leading supplier of high-value polymers and innovative solutions for key sectors such as transportation, construction, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and more

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  • LyondellBasell Announces Construction of New Small-Scale Molecular Recycling Facility

    LyondellBasell announced that it is building a new small-scale pilot facility at its Ferrara, Italy site moving another step closer to converting post-consumer plastic waste into new plastics on a commercial scale. The company selected its Ferrara site for the pilot facility due to its long history more

  • Sunlight degrades polystyrene faster than expected

    A study published by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that polystyrene, one of the world's most ubiquitous plastics, may degrade in decades or centuries when exposed to sunlight, rather than thousands of years as previously thought. "Right now, policy makers generally more

  • LANXESS inaugurates high-tech plastics plant in China

    Specialty chemicals company LANXESS officially inaugurated its new plant in Changzhou, China, on September 25, 2019. The compounding facility produces Durethan- and Pocan-branded high-tech plastics, especially for the automotive sector and the electrical and electronics industry. “This facility was more

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Videos Plastics

Why Does Stepping On a Lego Hurt So Bad?

There are some things you wouldn't wish upon even your worst enemy. Stepping on Legos being no such exception. The mind bending pain of a bare foot pressing down on a Lego is one of the worst known to humanity, but how does something so innocent looking create such an intense feeling? We're talk ... more

Curvature from planar polymer sheets in response to light

Researchers at NC State have developed a way to create curvature from 2D sheets using only light.The advance builds on earlier work by the same research team, which focused on self-folding 3-D structures. The key advance here is that rather than having the plastic fold along sharp lines – into s ... more

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A Guide to Common Household Plastics

Plastic is everywhere in our day to day lives – but, of course, ‘plastic’ is just a catch-all term for a range of different chemical substances. This graphic takes a look at some of the more common plastics we encounter on a regular basis, and examines their chemical structures. Below, we’ll also ta more

Job offers Plastics

  • Research Scientist (m/f/d)

    The Global Competence Center Specialty Polymers within Group Technology & Innovation is looking for a creative and motivated Research Scientist (m/f/d) to execute its R&D projects, advancing laboratory practice and lead & develop its coworkers. Clariant is a focused and innovative specialty chemical more

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Boedeker Plastics

Boedeker Plastics Boedeker Plastics, Inc. is a plastic materials distributor & machine shop located in Shiner, Texas . General Information Boedeker Plastics consists of two distinct parts ... (1) a stocking wholesale distributor of plastic ... more

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