Petrochemicals Automotive PA Compounds 21-09-2019

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-Baldwin Technology to launch the TexCoat G4 at ITMA 2019

Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a member of TMAS, the Swedish textile machinery association, is pleased to announce the launch of the TexCoat G4 at the ITMA trade show in Barcelona from June 20-26, 2019. The TexCoat G4 is the next generation of the company’s revolutionary non-contact precision application system for fabric finishing.

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-Husky to exhibit solutions to market changes at K2019

Husky Injection Molding Systems will be exhibiting at K2019.

Husky’s booth will offer an interactive experience, showcasing the company’s latest innovations that push the boundaries of packaging to the next level.

For the first time, Husky will be running its high-productivity HyPET HPP5e system, designed to deliver design freedom, energy savings, system reliability and user friendliness. Petrochemicals Automotive PA Compounds

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-Intertextile Shanghai Apparel begins September 25

The 2019 autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held from September 25–27 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Over 4,400 exhibitors from 33 countries will meet tens of thousands of potential trade buyers. The fair will feature 11 country and region pavilions and zones to showcase best of global talent.

Keeping its roots in internationality, the fair has organised VIP buyer delegations from India, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, to promote more business exchanges on a global scale.

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-LYCRA Company launches new solutions for circular economy

The LYCRA Company is amplifying its Planet Agenda sustainability platform with launch of LYCRA® EcoMade fiber, its first branded elastane made with pre-consumer content. The company also plans to convert majority of COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® fiber products to recycled content by end of 2021. The official launch will take place at Intertextile Shanghai.

“The Planet Agenda platform focuses on providing insights, technologies, products, and processes that can contribute to a more sustainable industry,” said Jean Hegedus, The LYCRA Company’s sustainability director. “Planet Agenda is built around three interdependent pillars: product sustainability, manufacturing excellence, and corporate responsibility. Petrochemicals Automotive PA Compounds

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-More than 100 sign EU recycling pledge

More than 100 public and private partners covering the entire plastics value chain signed the declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance in Brussels to promote voluntary actions to develop a “well-functioning [European Union]  market in recycled plastics.”

The declaration lays out details of how the industry will fulfill the European Plastic Strategy target of using 10 million metric tons per year of recycled plastic in everyday products by 2025. Petrochemicals Automotive PA Compounds

More than 100 sign EU recycling pledge

-Do We Need Science-Based Targets for Plastic?

How much plastic recycling is enough to save our seas? It might be time to do the math and set forth quantifiable expectations and accountabilities for plastic production, use and recovery, as we’ve started to do with emissions.

As concern for ocean plastic spreads, the buck is falling on consumer goods companies to take part in keeping plastic out of the sea. Companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Unilever, L’Oreal, Dell, HP and plenty of others have joined initiatives that bring companies together in action. Petrochemicals Automotive PA Compounds

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-After Iran bombs Saudi oil infrastructure, should the United States retaliate?

Should Saudi Arabia and/or the United States retaliate beyond a new round of sanctions? That is the question of the day. Iran is the strongly suspected perpetrator of weekend drone and missile attacks against key Saudi oil infrastructure at Abqaiq facility and Khurais oil field that temporarily cut the kingdom’s oil production by almost half.

Apparently, some 20 drones and several cruise missiles hit a total of at least 17 different aim points at these two general locations in the country’s east. The weapons may have been launched either from Iranian soil or a place fairly close by.

After Iran bombs Saudi oil infrastructure, should the United States retaliate?

-Three prices down, two flat for commodity resins in August

Three North American commodity resins ended summer with price drops, while two others remained flat.

The price declines were seen by polyethylene, PVC and PET bottle resin. And although regional prices for polypropylene and polystyrene were flat, the days of early-year price runups, flat summer pricing and late-year price drops appear to be over.

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-K2019 Preview: K stands for rubber

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Rubber and elastomer technologies will feature strongly across the halls at the world’s largest polymer expo.

Billed as the ‘world’s No. 1 trade fair for plastics and rubber,” K2019 will take place 16-23 Oct in Düsseldorf, Germany, with over 3000 registered exhibitors and over 200,000 visitors expected to attend.

Over the eight days, participants from across the global plastics and rubber industries will meet here to show and learn about new materials and manufacturing technologies – and discuss current issues around sustainability and other challenges facing the polymer sector.

K2019 Preview: K stands for rubber

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