Keyword: Plastics and Polymers


Covestro Breaks Ground on New TPU Production Site in China

29.09.2023 -

Covestro broke ground on its new thermoplastics polyurethanes (TPU) production site in Zhuhai, China, following the announced investment in February. It will be built in...

Research & Innovation

Traceless, a Game-Changing Biomaterial

13.09.2023 -

In this interview, Christene Smith sits down with Anne Lamp, the CEO & Co-Founder of Traceless Materials, to delve into the groundbreaking world of natural biopolymer...


Bakelite to Acquire LRBG Chemicals

29.08.2023 -

US phenolic resins and adhesives producer Bakelite Synthetics has agreed to acquire LRBG Chemicals, a Canadian resin manufacturer and developer, with facilities in...


Covestro to Build its Largest TPU Site in China

24.02.2023 -

German engineering plastics producer Covestro has decided to build its largest-ever thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) site at Zhuhai, China.


Plastics Industry Slams new US Legislative Proposal

12.12.2022 -

US chemicals and plastics producers have expectedly slammed a new legislative initiative called Protecting Communities from Plastics Act (PCPA) introduced by Democratic...


Bloomberg Funds Program to Block US Petchem Projects

26.09.2022 -

Michael Bloomberg, the founder of US-based financial, software, data and media group Bloomberg LP and a United Nations special envoy on climate ambition and solutions...


Investindustrial Sells PVC Compounder Benvic to ICIG

29.08.2022 -

European private equity group Investindustrial — through subsidiary PVC Europe — has agreed a sale of PVC compounder Benvic to International Chemical Investors Group...


Vietnam Expands in Petchems and Plastics

26.08.2022 -

Vietnam is on its way to becoming a major Asian player in petrochemicals and plastics. Up to now, the country has lagged regional peers such as China or Malaysia in...