Here’s What Happened Last Week

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Study shows that more recycled PET can be used in hot fill bottles

Modern Dispersions incorporates recycled carbon black from tires into new masterbatch

Egypt’s ETHYDCO opens PE plant

“Smart” coffee cup lid changes color if drink is too hot

Weekly Resin Report: Leanest PE supplies in 2 years

Lanxess to acquire additive manufacturer Chemtura

 

 

Here’s What Happened Last Week

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Nova Chemicals new LLDPE reactor reaches mechanical completion

SABIC sells polymershapes business to investment firm, Blackfriars Corp and here

Formosa Plastics Group posts 105.7 billion dollar revenue

Demand for recycled PP reaches nearly 300 million pounds per year

LyondellBasell picks LaPorte Texas for new HDPE plant

Ravago buys International Plastics Corp

Weekly Resin Report: Month ends in buying spree

 

 

Here is What Happened Last Week

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A Schulman names new president and CEO

DSM forms joint venture with Chinese company Zhejiang NHU Special Materials to produce PPS compounds

Processors go on buying spree ahead of likely September price increase

Exxon has new technology to reduce energy use in plastics manufacturing

New filtration technology to separate highly contaminated plastics

S&E Specialty Polymers introduces new TPE compounds