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Plastic Materials & Additives

VELOX Launch New Grade of PrimeTec® PEEK

VELOX GmbH, an IMCD company, presents a new grade for its own brand PrimeTec® for highly customised technical plastics solutions. First customers have already started sampling this grade.

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A Swell Idea from HEXPOL TPE

HEXPOL TPE has turned the usual water-resistant properties of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) on their head to engineer hydrophilic materials that swell up to ten times their volume when immersed in water.

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Stone Island Range of Special Effects from Ampacet Embraces the Natural World

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, introduces Stone Island, a new special effects masterbatch collection that embraces the world’s natural wonders with earthy and enigmatic tones evocative of lush forests, deep canyons, vast deserts and mystical […]

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Total Polymer Solutions Expand Longstanding Agreement with PolyOne

Total Polymer Solutions are pleased to announce that they also now distribute PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers in the UK and Ireland. This complements their longstanding relationship with PolyOne on specialty engineering materials and colour/additive masterbatches.

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Broadway Colours’ New Solutions Tackle Plastics Industry Issues

The world’s media and indeed consumers across the globe are viewing the plastics industry with scrutiny, following the documented effects of waste plastics in the environment.  As a responsible plastics manufacturer, Broadway Colours have responded […]

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Positive Start to 2019 for Colourmaster NIP

Following a good year in 2018 for Colourmaster NIP, 2019 is promising to be even stronger following the addition of several exciting new products in recent months. These complement the Clariant Omnicolor® masterbatch range and […]

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Luxus Shortlisted for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019

Technical knowledge based compounder Luxus has been shortlisted for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe, for its development of a high performance eco-positive polypropylene (PP) featured in the interior parts of the Nissan Micra K14.

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Can You Modify a Polymer Grade Safely?

One of the exciting attributes of polymers is that the properties of any polymer can be modified by tinkering with the basic molecular structure or incorporating a range of additives.  However, you have to be […]

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Polymer Price Reports Released for January 2019

The latest polymer price reports and charts have been released by Plastrack.

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HotSeat – Richard Brayne-Nicholls and John Steadman, Founder Directors at Aquapurge

Richard Brayne-Nicholls and John Steadman are very well known in the industry as the founder directors of Aquapurge, one of Europe’s leading purging compound suppliers. Here, PlastikCity make room for them both in the HotSeat…

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