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Huntsman to acquire CVC Thermoset Specialties for $300 million

The deal will complement Huntsman's Advanced Materials portfolio and improve its epoxy-based materials, Huntsman said.

DSM partners with Sabic and UPM Biofuels to create bio-based Dyneema

The partnership represents a big step in realizing Dyneema’s goal of sourcing at least 60 per cent of its feedstock from bio-based raw materials by 2030.

PolyOne makes new leadership appointments ahead of Clariant acquisition

The Avon Lake, Ohio-based company is establishing two leadership roles with designated regional responsibilities for its Colour, Additives and Inks segment.

Coronavirus leads Ford to idle Chicago assembly plant because of parts shortage

The closure is due to COVID-19 cases that halted work at a nearby Ford parts supplier.
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Rotogran International is in the forefront of granulator production in North America

Rotogran has been manufacturing granulators and closed-loop granulating systems for the plastics and recycling industries since 1982. » Click Here to Learn More
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Toronto researchers turn waste cooking oil from McDonald’s into high-end 3D printing resin

Using waste cooking oil has significant potential, the researchers say: it’s cheaper to make and the plastics made from it can break down naturally compared to conventional 3D printing resins. » Read More
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In the bag: Recycled plastic bottles are being reused for designer backpacks

Each bag from fashionware designer Solo New York’s new Re:cycled Collection of bags repurposes plastic from between three to eight plastic bottles. » Read More
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