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IMPOSSIBLE OBJECTS
PEEK added to 3D printing offering / Composite parts from CBAM process offer new properties
POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks July 2016: TDI soars to new heights / Peak not yet reached
Impossible Objects, a company focused on 3D printing and composite manufacturing, has added high-performance polymer PEEK to its portfolio. The move marks the first time that carbon fibre... (22.07.2016)
Led by TDI, prices for polyurethane feedstocks moved strongly upward in July. Although on the whole, order activity seemed to be slackening, the trend is not as pronounced as usual at this... (21.07.2016)
AIMPLAS
Biodegradable packaging developed for cheese and pasta / Reduced cost and environmental impact
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate July 2016: Notations unchanged apart from rABS and rPP compounds / Other materials reflect primary market's stability
Spanish plastics technology centre Aimplas has coordinated research within the framework of the European BIO4MAP project to develop sustainable packaging, extending the shelf life of... (21.07.2016)
After the quarterly negotiations for virgin material failed to bring any substantial price changes, recyclate notations also mostly rolled over. The only exceptions were rABS, where... (21.07.2016)
DUPONT
Company's largest global compounding plant inaugurated in China / Apollo facility to manufacture wide spectrum of resins
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate July 2016: Little movement at onset of holiday season / Solely some slight downward corrections
DuPont on 19 July inaugurated its largest global engineering plastics compounding plant. Located in Shenzhen, Guangdong / China, the new site operated by DuPont Apollo is capable of... (20.07.2016)
Recyclate prices held mostly stable in July. Whatever slight downward corrections took place, were limited to select grades only. Recyclers are hoping that the improved availability of... (20.07.2016)
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POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane Feedstocks July 2016: TDI soars to new heights / Peak not yet reached / Unexpected hikes for MDI / Polyols firm slightly / Strong demand for a summer month
21.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate July 2016: Notations unchanged apart from rABS and rPP compounds / Other materials reflect primary market's stability / Few changes expected in August
21.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Recyclate July 2016: Little movement at onset of holiday season / Solely some slight downward corrections / Availability of production scrap improves / Insiders expect rising pressure from virgin material developments
20.07.2016
PIE SPOT PRICE MONITOR
Onset of summer takes notations down / All grades see losses
19.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
China Engineering Thermoplastics July 2016: Feedstock import quotes rally while domestic prices soften / Polymer notations firm to slightly down / Consumption quite good / Slight movements up or down expected for July
19.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
Standard Thermoplastics Trend July 2016: Additional price corrections / PE caves in despite rising C2 costs / PP and PVC still in a rollover / Styrenics plummet
14.07.2016
CABOT
Global price hike for speciality carbons
08.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics June 2016: Tight supplies push ethylene and styrene import quotes higher while propylene remains stable / Domestic polymer producers launch hikes / Average consumption levels / Little change expected in July
07.07.2016
POLYMER PRICES
GRP/Composites June 2016: Resins point slightly higher but styrene slip could nip gains / Glass fibre notations soften / Strong demand from automotive and industry applications
07.07.2016
TRINSEO
European PS price lowered
06.07.2016
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