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Private equity firm Nautic Partners buys pipe distributor Harrington Industrial Plastics

Nautic also acquired film and sheet maker and thermoformer Spartech LLC in October 2019.

Jack Welch, plastics pioneer and former General Electric CEO, dies at 84

Welch joined GE’s plastics division in 1960 and rose to become the industrial giant's president and CEO in 1981. He was inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame in 2006.

Nordson opens pelletizing and melt delivery lab for North American customers

Installed at an existing Nordson facility in Hickory, N.C., the lab will enable customers and prospects to do application development and test runs without sacrificing productivity in their own plants.

India’s Prescient Color changes name to integrate with Americhem

Two years after being bought by colourant supplier Americhem, India-based Prescient Color Ltd. has changed its name to Americhem Polymers India Private Ltd.
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Titan Central Chiller – Still the gold standard of process cooling

  Complete package chiller
  Multiple refrigeration circuits for capacity staging and system redundancy
  Integral water reservoir & pumping system
  Complete control system designed for easy expansion
  20-180 ton models
  Air & water condensed units available
  From the company solely focused on process water cooling systems
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Special Reports

Researchers develop revolutionary reversible 4D printing process

A technique developed by researchers at Singapore University of Technology and Design allows 4D-printed objects to resume their original shape. » Read More
Special Reports

New polymer patch can mend a broken heart

Bioengineers at the Trinity College in Dublin have developed a prototype polymer-based patch that could be used to repair damaged heart tissue following a heart attack. » Read More

Plastics in Motion 2020

March 9-12, 2020
Location: New Orleans, La.
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TransPack 2020

March 16-19, 2020
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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Foam Expo North America 2020

March 24-26, 2020
Location: Novi, Mich.
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