Keyword: thermoplastic

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Solvay to Launch PEKK Production in US

18.09.2017 - Solvay has announced it will begin producing high-performance polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers early next year in order to meet growing demand from the aerospace industry. The...

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Axalta Buys the UK’s Plascoat Systems

21.08.2017 - US coatings group Axalta has acquired Plascoat Systems, a UK-based leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings, from parent company International Process Technologies (IPT)...

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Trinseo to Acquire Italy’s API

19.06.2017 - US styrenics producer Trinseo has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italy’s family-owned API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali in an all-cash deal. This will be the...

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SABIC Invests in Composites Specialist

08.05.2017 - Saudi chemicals giant SABIC has invested an undisclosed sum in Dutch composites specialist Airborne International as part of a growth financing round by existing shareholders. The...

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Celanese to Acquire SO.F.TER. Group

19.10.2016 - US chemical producer Celanese is beefing up its plastics compounding portfolio with the planned acquisition of Forli, Italy-based SO.F.TER. Group, one of the world’s largest...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

European Market Leader Develops New FRP Materials

31.01.2014 - Leaders In Lightweight - Fiber-reinforced plastics are conquering increasingly more markets in future industrial sectors. Very few international construction material markets are...

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AkzoNobel Investing €30 Million in Expancel

11.04.2011 - Akzo Nobel is enlarging capacity in Sweden for its Expancel to meet global demand. AkzoNobel's Expancel product line is continuing to evolve new applications in markets such as...